Parks & Open Spaces

Need another good reason to love the City by the Bay? How about this one: more green space than any other municipality in the United States. Our recreation and parks system makes the most of an incomparable natural setting, with more than 220 parks and places for you to enjoy throughout the city. Start here to find locations, amenities, hours and more, then get out and play!

SF Marina Small Craft Harbor

Welcome to San Francisco Marina Small Craft Harbor website. San Francisco Marina, as it is also known, is a destination sought by thousands of boaters from all over the world. The oldest recreational … Continue reading

Camp Mather

Choose your favorite summer recreation and you will find it at Camp Mather in the High Sierra. In a setting unparalleled in the West, your family can take advantage of the many … Continue reading

Golden Gate Park Guide

We’re proud to welcome more than 13 million visitors each year to Golden Gate Park, one of San Francisco’s greatest treasures. From a vast, windswept expanse of sand dunes, park engineer William … Continue reading

Find a Destination

SF park finder is a interactive mapping tool which you can use to locate parks or facilities within your area. With the ability to highlight facilities, select by park name, or search … Continue reading

Dog Play Areas Program

The San Francisco Recreation and Park Commission has designated specific park areas throughout the city as off-leash dog areas for you and your pet. Please help preserve a pleasant experience for all … Continue reading

Natural Areas Program

The Natural Areas Program (NAP) is the branch of San Francisco Recreation and Park Department (SFRPD) responsible for managing the City’s Natural Areas. The mission of the Program is two-fold: to preserve, … Continue reading

Golf Courses

San Francisco is home to some the most beautiful and challenging public golf courses in the world. The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department owns 6 public golf courses; Harding Park, Lincoln … Continue reading

Candlestick Park Guide

Home of the San Francisco 49ers and former home of the San Francisco Giants, Candlestick Park is a part of San Francisco tradition, from its breathtaking views of the bay to the … Continue reading

Urban Agriculture Program

The Rec and Park Department is excited to house the brand new citywide Urban Agriculture Program (Urban Ag) to coordinate all of the City’s urban agriculture activities and to work toward advancing … Continue reading