Getting to Golden Gate Park

Aerial view of Golden Gate Park

We’re proud to welcome an estimated 24 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 Hammond Hall and master gardener John McLaren carved out an oasis–a verdant, horticulturally diverse, and picturesque public space where city dwellers can relax and reconnect with the natural world. The rest, as they say, is history. 

Golden Gate Park is a 1,017-acre, three-mile-long urban park that stretches from the famed Haight-Ashbury neighborhood to Ocean Beach to the west. The park is also bordered by the Cole Valley, North of the Panhandle, Richmond and Sunset neighborhoods. 

Golden Gate Park Visitors Map Download a copy of our visitors map (PDF), detailing all of the features and attractions found in the park.

Golden Gate Park Slow Streets During the City's COVID-19 response, and in an effort to create safer spaces for everyone to enjoy our parks, we're providing a virtually car-free route from one end of the park to the other. Find out more

Getting to the Music Concourse Learn how to get to the new SkyStar Observation Wheel, as well as the De Young Museum, Cal Academy, and more by visiting the Getting to the Music Concourse page.  

  1. Parking
  2. Public Transportation
  3. Free Golden Gate Park Shuttle

The Music Concourse Garage is an 800-space underground parking lot that gives visitors direct access to the Music Concourse, the de Young and California Academy of Sciences museums, Japanese Tea Garden, and nearby San Francisco Botanical Garden and Conservatory of Flowers. Access to the north entrance of the Music Concourse Garage is from Fulton St. at 10th Avenue. Access to the south entrance is at Concourse Drive and Martin Luther King Dr. inside the park. The Music Concourse Garage is open seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. year-round, and parking in the garage is encouraged.  

Parking is also available along roadways throughout the park. There are currently about 4,700 parking spaces available in the park. 

Streets Open to Cars:

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Parking in Golden Gate Park: 

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Accessible Parking Map:

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Bikeway Map:

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