Parks & Open Spaces

Need another good reason to love the City by the Bay? How about this one: 3413 acres of open space with in SF!  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

Camp Mather 2020 Lottery Instructions (applications close Jan 5) Important Dates and Changes to Payments and Cancellations Camperships for Low-Income SF Families Camp Mather Rules & Regulations 2020 Reservation Dates 2020 Reservation … 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 Resource Division

The Natural Resource Division (NRD) 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

The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department proudly maintains a sterling array of six public golf courses – steeped in history and breathtaking scenery.  Each course exudes a unique identity. Golden Gate Park is perfect … Continue reading

Urban Trails Program

Urban trails allow residents to escape the city’s hectic pace and explore nature in their own neighborhoods. One of the things San Franciscans value most about our parks and open spaces is … Continue reading

Urban Agriculture Program

The citywide Urban Agriculture Program is an interagency program that supports and supplies the infrastructure for community members to steward our urban green spaces, on both public and private land. We believe … Continue reading