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Golden Gate Park

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Address: 501 Stanyan St, San Francisco, CA 94117-1898
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(415) 831-2700
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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Golden Gate Park Segway Tour
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Golden Gate Park Self Guided Bike Tour in San Francisco

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I love Golden Gate Park

I have been here many times for many reasons. Walked from the Haight to the ocean. Visited the Botanical Gardens. Visited the DeYoung Museum. Played sports. This is a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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San Geronimo, California
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San Geronimo, California
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have been here many times for many reasons. Walked from the Haight to the ocean. Visited the Botanical Gardens. Visited the DeYoung Museum. Played sports. This is a fantastically beautiful jewel in the midst of San Francisco. Lots of beautiful flowers and trees. If you're coming to San Francisco, remember to wear flowers in your hair. Academy of Sciences.... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

While it was raining on the day we went out we enjoyed the hiking through the park! Coming from Minnesota in January we wanted to spend as much time as possible outside, so despite the 50 degree weather we loved it. The trails were well maintained and a lot to see. Definitely recommend!

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Los Gatos, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There are acres of picnic grounds and hiking paths. An outstanding rhododendron grove dazzles when in bloom.There is a Japanese tea garden and the De Young art museum nearby. The Academy of Sciences and a band stand where concerts are given free of charge draw large numbers of visitors. There are more attractions in addition to what I've mentioned here... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful park, lots to see. Would recommend renting bikes to ride around the park and see all the different spots and even make your way down to the beach. The gallery and museum in the park are a must visit also.

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San Francisco, California
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We always love visiting Golden Gate park.....its beautiful with so much to do....this time we visited the museum & it was fantastic, as always.

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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This park is a bit of a hidden gem, and not too well advertised. I would rate it as one of the worlds great city parks. There is so much to see in the park. You could need 2 to 3 days here. Our 12 year old son ended up in the tennis club, playing table tennis alongside elderly Chinese... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

huge park absolutely huge, lovely rose garden, Japanese gardens, just so much to do we had a coffee and a rest then carried on walking and seeing.

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Frederick, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lots of things to experience here. A tour guide told me this is 20% bigger than New York's Central Park. So much to do and see. In the summer time I hear they have big name musicians perform in the park.

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful park, but it is such a shame there are so many roads running through it... If only people could bear to part with their cars and actually walk a short distance, the park would be so much nicer for all. These are not just small roads, they are huge fast roads, making it a very loud... More 

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Topeka, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

spent all day here. diverse group of us ranging in age from 11 years to 82 years. lved the japenese tea garden and the deyoung

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