The best Outdoor Activities in San Francisco (California)

Mission Dolores Park
  • Mission Dolores Park

    Mission Dolores Park, often abbreviated to Dolores Park, is a Leave No Trace city park in San Francisco, California. It is located two blocks south of Mission Dolores at the western edge of the Mission District. Dolores Park is bounded by 18th Street on the north, 20th Street on the south, Dolores Street on the east and Church Street on the west. The northern end of Dolores Park is located directly across the street from Mission High School. On its eastern, ...
Golden Gate Park
  • Golden Gate Park

    501 Stanyan St (btwn Fulton St & Lincoln Way) San Francisco, CA 94117 United States
    Golden Gate Park, located in San Francisco, California, is a large urban park consisting of 1,017 acres of public grounds. Configured as a rectangle, it is similar in shape but 20% larger than Central Park in New York, to which it is often compared.
San Francisco Zoo
  • San Francisco Zoo

    1 Zoo Rd (btwn Sloat Blvd & Armory Rd) San Francisco, CA 94132 United States
    The mission of the San Francisco Zoo is to connect visitors with wildlife, inspire caring for nature and advance conservation action. Nestled against the Pacific Ocean, the SF Zoo is an urban oasis. It is home to over 1,000 exotic, endangered and rescued animals representing more than 250 species...
Conservatory of Flowers
Fort Mason
  • Fort Mason

    2 Marina Blvd Bldg A San Francisco, CA 94123 United States
    Fort Mason Center, a nonprofit partner of the National Park Service, connects and engages people with arts and culture on a historic waterfront campus, inspiring and fostering creativity by providing a vibrant gathering place and a home for thought-provoking programs, events, and organizations.
Lafayette Park
  • Lafayette Park

    2000 Sacramento St (at Gough St) San Francisco, CA 94109 United States
    With its grassy lawns, lovely views of the city and the bay, tennis courts, playground, picnic tables, and off-leash dog-play area, this hilly park is a source of respite and recreation for residents of San Francisco’s Pacific Heights neighborhood.
  • Brewcade

    2200 Market St #102 (at Sanchez St) San Francisco, CA 94114 United States
    Brewcade is the new playground for a San Francisco generation. Classic arcade games and beers in an industrial urban atmosphere.
Baker Beach
  • Baker Beach

    94129 San Francisco CA United States
    Baker Beach is a public beach on the peninsula of San Francisco, California, U.S.. The beach lies on the shore of the Pacific Ocean in the northwest of the city. It is roughly a half mile (800 m) long, beginning just south of Golden Gate Point (where the Golden Gate Bridge connects with the peninsula), extending southward toward the Seacliff peninsula, the Palace of the Legion of Honor and the Sutro Baths. The northern section of Baker Beach is "frequented ...
Yerba Buena Gardens
  • Yerba Buena Gardens

    Yerba Buena Gardens is the name for two blocks of public parks located between Third and Fourth, Mission and Folsom Streets in downtown San Francisco, California. The first block bordered by Mission and Howard Streets was opened on October 11, 1993. The second block, between Howard and Folsom Streets, was opened in 1998, with a dedication to Martin Luther King, Jr. by Mayor Willie Brown. A pedestrian bridge over Howard Street connects the two blocks, sitting on top of part ...
South Park, San Francisco
  • South Park, San Francisco

    South Park is a small urban park and eponymous neighborhood in the larger South of Market neighborhood of San Francisco, California, consisting of 0.85 acres (0.34 ha) of public ground. The neighborhood centers on the small, oval-shaped park and South Park Street, which encircles the park. South Park is bounded by Second, Third, Bryant, and Brannan streets. The two halves of the South Park Street re-join at both ends of the park and continue for short, straight stretches before terminating at ...
7D Experience
Woodward's Gardens
  • Woodward's Gardens

    Woodward's Gardens was a combination amusement park, museum, art gallery, zoo, and aquarium operating from 1866 to 1891 in the Mission District of San Francisco, California. The Gardens covered two city blocks, bounded by Mission, Valencia, 13th, and 15th Streets in San Francisco. The site currently has a brick building at 1700 Mission Street, built after the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, which features a California Historical Site plaque, and the Crafty Fox Alehouse on the ground floor (formerly a restaurant ...
Corona Heights Park
  • Corona Heights Park

    Corona Heights Park is a park in the Castro and Corona Heights neighborhoods of San Francisco, California, United States. It is situated immediately to the south of Buena Vista Park. Corona Heights is bounded in part by Flint Street on the east, Roosevelt Way to the north, and 16th Street to the south. The base of the hill is at approximately 300 feet (91 m), while the peak extends to 520 feet (158 m) above sea level. Corona Heights Playground and ...
Candlestick RV Park
  • In Chan Kaajal Park

    In Chan Kaajal Park is a public park in the Mission District of San Francisco, USA, located north of 17th Street between Folsom and Shotwell Street. It was inaugurated in June 2017 as the city's first new park in over 10 years. El Tecolote described the opening as "a hard-won victory for the Latino and Indigenous communities of the Mission, who have lobbied for years for its creation". The park's name, chosen by a community vote, means "My Little Town" in ...