The Balboa Natural Area, along the Great Highway, is a 1.84 acre beach and dune sand area with restored dune vegetation - one of the few fore-dune communities in San Francisco. The Natural Area provides a recreational trail on an elevated boardwalk with connections to the trails of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area to the north.
This park is owned by the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department.
1-California -- California and Baker. Walk one block north to Sacramento, then a half-block west along Sacramento to the library. Clay Street Mini Park is on the back side of the library.