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An Amazing View

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An Amazing View

On our evening walk last night my wife and I ended up out on the aquatic park pier. We've been down around the aquatic park several times but never out on the pier. It was about 615-630pm although posted hours say it should be closed by then (after Sept) the gates were open and several people on the pier.

The weather was clear with no wind, with fall crisp air, I had no idea the views were so cool, looking back at the city, and the other way out at the Golden Gate Bridge with the redish sky from the sunset and then Alcatraz just a few hundred yards away and acroos to Suasalito.

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1. Re: An Amazing View

we've walked there, we've segwayed there and we've also biked there. Yup great views.

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Great spot and great for kids too.

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Thanks for the tip GoodBeer!!

Just to clarify, is this pier also known as the Hyde Street Pier (that’s what google maps has).


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Cuppa... no. Hyde Street Pier has the ships. We are talking about the semi lunar concrete pier on the other side of the cove.

Aquatic Park Cove


Goodbeer - have you walked out to Pier 14? Good views of Bay Lights and different views of the city/Coit Tower.

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<<<Goodbeer - have you walked out to Pier 14?>>>

Not yet. I had to look it up to see where it was. Ive been to Water Bar 5 or 6 times and the Ferry Building many times but not out on Pier 14. We have plans with a bar stool and TV's (Dodgers) tonight and Sat night (Oregon Football), and going to The Rams game on Sunday so maybe Monday we will walk over to, and out on it?

Thanks for the tip!

Edited: 19 October 2018, 22:04
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Goodbeer also checkout the views from the RAMP restaurant/bar down off of 3rd in Dogpatch. It is one of the last places to get Fog as it's right on the Bay. They used to have Sunday Barbeque, not sure if still happening, but a fun place.


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Sounds beautiful! :)

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The Wave Organ is another nice spot with a similar view as the Aquatic Park Pier.

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Have we not learned our lesson yet? Every scenic spot now requires a fee and a reservation, all because it's being touted here on TA. I shudder to think what would happen to my paradise the Tri Valley, if only people would be told that perfect spot to score a deep discount for that MK handbag.

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