Golden Gate Park

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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 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.

Within Golden Gate Park’s 1,017 acres you’ll discover gardens, playgrounds, lakes, picnic groves, trails, and monuments, plus an array of cultural venues, events, and activities. To help you plan your visit, we’ve highlighted just a few of the park’s special features and activities below. For more information, stop by McLaren Lodge to pick up a map, get involved, and find out what’s happening in San Francisco’s backyard. For information about reserving facilities for picnicsathletic eventsweddings, and special events, please contact our Permits & Reservations Division at (415) 831-5500.

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Koret Playground Reopening Celebration on March 31

Mar 31, 2018
Twitter Koret

We are proud to announce that we will be celebrating the opening of the Koret Playground (320 Bowling Green Drive) on Saturday, March 31 from 10 to 11 a.m. Join us before … Continue reading

Eggstravaganza on March 31!

Mar 31, 2018
Eggstravaganza Website

This year’s Spring Eggstravaganza is at Robin Williams Meadow (formerly Sharon Meadow) in Golden Gate Park on March 31 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will feature egg hunts, carnival rides, … Continue reading

Panhandle Park Volunteer Project

Apr 14, 2018
Panhandle Stewards

Get to know your neighbors at this monthly Panhandle Volunteer Project. The North of the Panhandle Neighborhood Association needs your help to beautify and maintain the basketball court and landscape around the … Continue reading

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