Travelers are voting San Pablo Reservoir as the best dam near San Francisco. There are 1 dam near Pleasanton a city just 30 km from San Francisco and 1 dam near Gustine which is 76 km distant. The most popular of these are San Pablo Reservoir near Pleasanton and San Luis Dam in Gustine. You can find 38 dams in California and 138 dams in the country of United States. Our members favorite in California is Morris Reservoir and Hoover Dam is the top pick in United States. Want more? Check out our map of dams near San Francisco.