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Aquatic Park

499 Jefferson St, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, San Francisco, CA 94109-1314
+1 415-447-5000
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This waterfront area, once part of Fort Mason, is now a complex for museums and artists.
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499 Jefferson St, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, San Francisco, CA 94109-1314
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"maritime museum"
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"ghirardelli square"
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"open water"
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"nice walk"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place was very clean with sweeping views of the Marina and the San Francisco and Oakland Bay Bridge. My overall experience was very relaxing and nice - with a big tree to rest your tired body after a good amount of walking (I stayed...More

Thank DeepBlueMind
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

There are many things to see in SF, but if you move there, you should finally check this place out cuz it is pretty.

Thank Alzor S
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

Not very pretty. At least Ghiradelli's is near by. Didn't make it to the museum near by. Concrete jungle.

Thank Jennifer L
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I love this little beach for a break from walking. You can sit an enjoy the beautiful scenery. One of my favorite places in SAan Francisco.

Thank Erin S
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

To be able to anchor in the aquatic park is a highlight per many sailboaters. Tight restrictions and permit needed- however once in here, places you in the heart of Fisherman's Wharf. Great views. Unfortunately there is not a dingy dock to secure to for...More

Thank Debbie B
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

We liked the Aquatic park area. The whole park kept very clean and was a nice area to relax, take a walk, take in the sights, sit by the water, or even take a trolley car.

Thank tonyl552
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

This is the end of the line for the Powell-Hyde cable car, adjacent to Ghiaradelli Square. The long pier that curves out into the bay offers great views and photo ops of the Golden Gate bridge, Alcatraz, Fishermans Wharf, and the city itself. Much quieter...More

Thank saoakman
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

As an avid open water swimmer this was a dream swim. I made it happen this Feb. You can leave stuff on shore and just enter the water (leave with a friend if you can) or go to one of the Swim clubs at the...More

Thank SeattleReebs
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

The Aquatic Park Pier (curve pier near Maritime Museum) offers the best views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Alacatraz Island, Ghirardelli Square, Coit Tower and the Bay. You walk way out into the water, so views are unobstructed. Parking was free near Van Ness Ave....More

2  Thank Mychal R
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Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

As a lifelong swimmer and lover of a good open water swim, I was thrilled when I was invited to join some members of Golden Gate Triathalon Club for their weekly swim in Aquatic Park. It was a goal of mine to swim in the...More

Thank KatBarry1
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Brenda T
14 July 2016|
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Response from SoCalOregonian | Reviewed this property |
No this part is free. There are areas in which you can sit and eat.
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JeK79
27 May 2016|
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Response from StanleyandMarie | Reviewed this property |
Cannot say for certain, however, we do not recall seeing any rental locations.
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