The popular city of the United States of America, San Francisco packs thousands of streets into an area of seven square miles. Well, this is a very small city but entirely beautiful. the city offers stunning views of the bay and skyline. And it also has beautiful parks for doing some activities, enjoying and relaxing in peace, also you can do some recreational activities like tennis and boating. Even, San Francisco parks are one of the most tourist attractive destinations. Here is the list of that parks where you can enjoy your outing.
1. Golden Gate Park– Golden Gate Park is the largest park in the city, the park is built on 1,017 acres of land, which makes it the largest park. The landscape designer William Hammond Hall and gardener John McLauren transformed the area during the Victorian period meanwhile from 1870 to 1871. Some of the major highlights of Golden Gate Park are the 55-acre San Francisco Botanical Garden, which has over 8,000 different varieties of plants, a Victorian landmark that dates to 1879, the Conservatory of Flowers, and the Japanese Tea Garden, with its crescent-shaped bridge, and ornate five-story-high pagoda.
2. The Presidio– The park is spread over 1,500 acres of land; it is an area that was used as a fort by Spanish colonists in the 18th century. Presently it is a national park, with hiking trails through the forest, two beautiful beaches, and picnic areas, with views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. The one beach is Baker Beach, one of the top beaches in the city. Another beach is Crissy Field, which is popular for nature walks, jogging, biking, and bird-watching.
3. Dolores Park– Dolores Park is in the sunny Mission District. This park is spread over a 16-acre open space. Most of the park is a grassy lawn, where people come with their stuff, like blankets, food, and chairs for relaxing and hanging out. The park also has rows of palm trees and sweeping views of the Financial District’s skyscrapers. Some basic facilities are available in the park such as public restrooms, tennis courts, a basketball court, and a children’s playground.
4. Washington Square– Tourists enjoy taking a break in North Beach which is also known as Little Italy. The park offers views of Coit Tower and Saints Peter & Paul Church across the street. Washington Square hosts cultural events, festivals, and movie nights throughout the year.
5. Pioneer Park- The main attraction and tourist spot of this park is Coit Tower, this is a landmark listed on the National Register of Historic Places that was built in 1933. The inside view of Depression-era murals on the ground floor and breathtaking views from the top. This five-acre park also has walking trails that wind around Coit Tower and down the picturesque forested slopes. Pioneer Park is also the home to the famous wild parrots of Telegraph Hill.
Enjoy outings with your beloved ones!