Best Parks in San Francisco

Locals’ favorite places

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1. Mission Dolores Park
671local recommendations
Leslie
Leslie says “Dolores Park is every reason to come to The Mission. Whether it’s cloudy or sunny, weekend or weekda...” ·
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2. Golden Gate Park
592local recommendations
Judith
Judith says “Absolutely gorgeous park! Home to the DeYoung museum, the Botanical garden, the Academy of Science,...” ·
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3. Presidio
154local recommendations
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4. Crissy Field
213local recommendations
Cathie
Cathie says “Crissy Field, once an army airfield, is a beautifully reclaimed beach and part of the Golden Gate Na...” ·
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5. Duboce Park
74local recommendations
Leo
Leo says “Park is near by. Big grassy area, and also a playground for kids. It also has a dog park area. Good ...” ·
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6. San Francisco Botanical Garden
1199 9th Ave
57local recommendations
Coté And Arturo
Coté And Arturo says “Beautiful Botanical Garden. Take a morning to go walking to the garden. You will enjoy the park so m...” ·
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7. Buena Vista Park
104local recommendations
Katherine
Katherine says “Great little hike up for awesome views, go to the kids swing set and have a swing with great view of...” ·
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8. Conservatory of Flowers
100 John F Kennedy Dr
100local recommendations
Bree
Bree says “The 135-year old Conservatory of Flowers is a greenhouse and botanical garden that houses a collecti...” ·
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9. Glen Canyon Park
Elk St and Chenery Street
94local recommendations
Louise And Jim
Louise And Jim says “Brand new and re-surfaced trails--easy for children and older people as well as a new children's pla...” ·
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10. Yerba Buena Gardens
750 Howard St
72local recommendations
Jamey & Carole
Jamey & Carole says “Surrounded by museums, a movie theater, a bowling alley, a skating rink...you can't go wrong. Tons o...” ·
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11. Corona Heights Park
72local recommendations
Yuca
Yuca says “From the top of Corona Heights Park is a spectacular 360 degree panoramic view of downtown San Franc...” ·
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12. Alta Plaza Park
67local recommendations
Tina
Tina says “Tennis courts, basketball & newly redone kids' playground. Set on the top of our local SF peak, so...” ·
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13. Helen Diller Playground
62local recommendations
Melissa
Melissa says “Dolores Park on a sunny day - with or without children - take a picnic, grab some sunscreen and enjo...” ·
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14. San Bruno Mountain State & County Park
555 Guadalupe Canyon Pkwy
19local recommendations
Felipe
Felipe says “Absolutely AMAZING views once you hiked up. You can easily reach this park from Kings Rd in Brisbane...” ·
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15. Washington Square
60local recommendations
Jamie
Jamie says “Bring a picnic blanket and a bottle of bubbles for a fun day in the park! With amazing view of Sain...” ·
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16. Lafayette Park
55local recommendations
Lucy
Lucy says “Play tennis, bring children to play in a fantasyland of swings and tunnels and merry-go-rounds. Rece...” ·
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17. Precita Park
3200 Folsom St
52local recommendations
Lisa
Lisa says “A small, mellow park to hang out in. Lots of folks bring their dogs here, and there's a small playg...” ·
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18. Twin Peaks
501 Twin Peaks Blvd
54local recommendations
Daniel
Daniel says “Snap a selfie with the entire Bay Area in the background. On a clear day, home to a view of all of ...” ·
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19. Alamo Square Playground
Steiner St
20local recommendations
Christian
Christian says “Home of the Painted Ladies and everyone's favorite scene from Full House's opening credits.” ·
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20. Marina Green Triangle
200 Marina Blvd
40local recommendations
B
B says “Fun place on a beautiful day to be around young people and have fun! Bring a blanket, snacks, drinks...” ·
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21. Bison Paddock
1237 John F Kennedy Dr
38local recommendations
Rita & Nathan
Rita & Nathan says “Yes, Golden Gate Park has bison. It's kind of crazy to be walking through the park and come across a...” ·
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22. Grandview Park
1705 14th Ave
38local recommendations
Paul
Paul says “Among the best locations for ocean views to the West & all the way to Berkeley to the East. Great ...” ·
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23. Patricia’s Green In Hayes Valley
31local recommendations
Joseph
Joseph says “The Green Center Piece of Hayes Street surrounding the Best Neighborhood in San Francisco for the b...” ·
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24. Tank Hill
Twin Peaks Blvd
34local recommendations
Will
Will says “Wonderful sunrises/sunsets. I favor this hill for central city views over Twin Peaks because it is m...” ·
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25. Holly Park
625 Holly Park Cir
30local recommendations
Maura
Maura says “Great playground for toddlers on up in age. Very sunny and a wonderful view of the bay. There is als...” ·
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26. Lake Merced
26local recommendations
Janaf
Janaf says “Take a break from sightseeing & run, walk or bike to the lake with a jogging trail on the perimeter....” ·
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27. Mount Davidson
23local recommendations
Jeff
Jeff says “The highest natural point in San Francisco. A short hike up from the park entrance. Great views and ...” ·
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28. McKinley Square
21local recommendations
Fran
Fran says “Kid and dog-friendly park. Don't have to climb hills to get there” ·
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29. Koret Playground
34local recommendations
Bree
Bree says “The best kids playground ever! Tons of things to do for all age groups. There's even a coffee and ...” ·
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30. Sutro Heights
846 Point Lobos Ave
22local recommendations