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Candlestick Point State Recreation Area

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Address: At the corner of Gillman Avenue and Hunters Point Expressway, San Francisco, CA 94124
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+1 415-671-0145

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...,but a bit third-world-like. The park is just beyond the dirt mound that used to be Candlestick Park stadium. The bay views from park are great. Parking is easy, and there... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2016
San Francisco
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San Francisco
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

...,but a bit third-world-like. The park is just beyond the dirt mound that used to be Candlestick Park stadium. The bay views from park are great. Parking is easy, and there are even picnic tables. The park is a little sad and a lot in disrepair. Maybe interesting for tourists that want and sight that's off the beaten path. There... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2016

They really need to repave the roads getting to and around the park areas. I have heard this referred to as California's 1st Urban State recreation area and in the next 3-4 years it will be one of only two camping locations inside the San Francisco City limits. I am so happy to have discovered this area and it has... More 

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San Lorenzo, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2012

Wonderful place for history. Usually on the cool side so dress with that in mind. We found taking our lunch and hanging out was the best.

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san francisco
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Reviewed 12 September 2011

Forget about the stadium, here you enjoy the outdoors without driving far. Trails abounds with some right by the bay. Watch people fish or do some birdwatching. Saw a family getting ready for reunion - it's first come reservation. Bring your group for BBQ or your partner for a romantic picnic. Although not staffed saw workers cleaning restrooms and picking... More 

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