Golden Gate Park
Golden Gate Park
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Balasubramanian R
Chennai (Madras), India607 contributions
Sep 2022
Golden Gate Park is one of the tourist attraction in San Francisco city and situated on the western part near Pacific Ocean. It is one of the largest urban park.
Written 26 September 2022
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DiverM
Jupiter, FL521 contributions
Sep 2022 • Couples
We enjoyed the park which was intended to be along the line of Central Park. There is a free tram to get around the park which is quite large. We rented a bike initially for $30 but wish we knew about the free shuttle first. There is a Whole Foods just outside the park as one option for food. There is a lot to see and do in the park. Some of the gardens have a $13 fee.
Written 23 September 2022
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Ivan and Sandra K
Cleveland, OH15 contributions
Aug 2022
We loved the Ferris wheel, paddle boats and rose garden. Also enjoyed the California Academy of sciences with our 3 year old granddaughter. For some reason she was entranced with the "fog room" simulating bay area weather!
Written 10 September 2022
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Baljinder S
Birmingham, UK22 contributions
Jul 2022
A great way to while a few hours or a whole day, established gardens with mature trees and plenty of wildlife , for families activities from bike riding, mini golf and a serious 9 hole golf course too. Lots of meandering paths and picnic spots. There are many ingress/egress points for this park. We chose to spend some time in Haight Ashbury for lunch which was a short Uber ride away and went back for Golf in the afternoon. It's close to the pacific ocean and ocean beach so you are not short of things to do in a day.
Written 7 September 2022
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MaiaTheTraveler
San Francisco, CA19 contributions
May 2022
This is a beautiful place with a wild range of things to see and do, from a lake where you can paddleboat around through gaggles of ducks, to a first-class art museum (The De Young). There's also a science museum that has/had a live alligator -- at least the last time I went. Also has a "living roof" (!?)

There's also a Japanese Tea Garden and an extraordinary arboretum which has plants native to regions all over the world. There, there are all sorts of shady or sunny (according to your preferences) spots to stroll, or sit and read. Or just be.

As of 8.27.2022, part of the main road through the park is closed to traffic -- reserved for cyclists, roller skaters and peds. This may or may not last, as there's controversy about the limitations for people who'd like to DRIVE through the entire park.
Written 27 August 2022
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Brandon K
Flagstaff, AZ1,625 contributions
Aug 2022
This place is a nice island of quiet and greenery in the middle of the busy city. The museum, zen/tea garden, overall park - it just all works well together. Personally, I like the zen tea garden the best and could just come here over and over again for that alone.
Written 25 August 2022
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RandyRoss
Ridgetown, Canada11,124 contributions
Aug 2022
This is a beautiful park with much to see and do. My wife and I concentrated on the Botanical Gardens and Japanese Gardens. We drove by some other areas but certainly did not see all of this beautiful park (20% larger than Central Park in New York).
Written 20 August 2022
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charlee42020
Red Deer Junction5 contributions
Jul 2022
So much to see at the park. Expect to pay for any of the attractions there, but could spend several hours exploring the park
Written 12 August 2022
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MandyMC
Canterbury, UK338 contributions
Jun 2022
The gardens were beautiful. We didn’t have a lot of ti e so could not explore as mulch as we wanted to.
Written 21 July 2022
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Florencia49
Charlottesville, Va189 contributions
Jul 2022
We rented bikes in Haight Asbury and biked to the Pacific through the park. A treat. The only problem was that there was a lot of car traffic on our way back on MLK Blvd. Not bad on JFK.
Written 20 July 2022
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