"Golden Gate Park." Golden Gate Park Tip by bluebug

Golden Gate Park, San Francisco: 106 reviews and 206 photos

  GG Park
by bluebug

Larger than Central Park in New York, Golden Gate Park is a great escape from the urban jungle of SF.
There are so many things to do here and you feel like your a long way from the city. Activities include:
~ Watching the buffalo roam around several acres grazing away,
visiting the Japanese Tea Gardens,
~The arboretum (a flower garden that includes many plant life from different climates), Stowe lake which you can rent a paddle or row boat and get your self around),
~2 playgrounds and an 87 yr. old carousel for the kids, a rose garden,
~ California Academy of Sciences
~ waterfalls ( which when you hike to the top this gives you an amazing view of the city and the Golden Gate Bridge)
~and plenty of live events including, live comedy in the park ( I caught Dave Chappelle there unexpectedly doing a free show one day a few years back),
~Reggae in the park,
~Opera in the park , and many other types of shows.
~There is always something going on here so if you're visiting this is a great way to spend one or two of your days.

Address: Between the Ocean Beach and the Haight.
Directions: Between Great Highway, Lincoln Way, Stanyan St. and Fulton St.
Phone: (415) 831-2700
Website: http://www.golden-gate-park.com/

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jul 7, 2005
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