Hippie Hill

From the rhythmic beat of hand drummers to the questionable smoke signal swirls, you truly have no...

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Bunny Meadow

Framed by towering trees and a garden border, the grassy space of Bunny Meadow in Golden Gate Park offers a pleasant, quiet hideaway to relax and enjoy your surroundings. This retreat is situated behind the Conservatory of...

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Old Hellman Hollow (Old Speedway Meadow)

Located on the western edge of Golden Gate Park, the tall trees bordering the striking grassy valley set the scene of Old Hellman Hollow (formally Old Speedway). It is here that locals gather to celebrate birthdays, graduations...

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Pioneer East Meadow

Follow the shaded tree-surrounded walkway from the Pioneer Log Cabin picnic site, and you will happen upon a shallow grassy plot of land the opens up to the Pioneer East Meadow. Providing plenty of room to host an event, picnic...

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Lindley Meadow

If you’re looking for endless green, the Lindley Meadow at Golden Gate Park provides a superb setting for an enchanting city outing. Eucalyptus trees provide an intriguing border to the grassy stretch of land found along...

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The East Edge

Stretching ½ mile along Stanyan Street and kissing the end of the Panhandle, the eastern edge of Golden Gate Park offers an array of attractions, including the reed- and fern-filled Alvord Lake, the historic McLaren Lodge, and...

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Mothers Meadow

Mother’s Meadow was designated as a safe haven for parents and their children when Golden Gate Park formally accommodated popular yet more hazardous pastimes in the park, such as racing horses. Ever since, endless picnics...

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Sharon Meadow

When seeking a shaded, versatile watering hole in the middle of Golden Gate Park, look no further than Sharon Meadow – located on the east side of the park. The meadow provides easy access to a multitude of fun options,...

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Whiskey Hill

When you’re looking for a scenic, peaceful walk in Golden Gate Park, don’t overlook Whiskey Hill – a 1/4-mile long walk with a path decorating the ridge. Shaded and woody, the hill offers seclusion and a connection...

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Hellman Hollow West (Speedway West)

Hellman Hollow West (formally known as Speedway West) is different from the other Speedway picnic sites in Golden Gate Park because there are no available tables or BBQ grills to reserve. Yet in still, the meadow provides the...

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Hellman Hollow Meadow (formally Speedway Meadow)

Located in the heart of Golden Gate Park, Hellman Hollow (formally Speedway Meadow) is a lovely place to enjoy the outdoor scenery and vibrancy of the park. Renamed Hellman Hollow in 2012, the meadow pays homage to one of the...

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Marx Meadow

From providing a pleasant picnic destination to offering an entryway to the Golden Gate Park Disc Golf Course, Marx Meadow is a popular “chain of meadows” offering numerous spaces to reserve for all sorts of outdoor...

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Doughboy Meadow

Just a ways from John F. Kennedy Drive and past the Redwood Memorial Grove, you will find the delightful Doughboy Meadow. Perched atop a boulder, the laurel-wreathed statue is a favorite amongst children who enjoy romping about...

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14th Ave East Meadow

Situated in the middle of Golden Gate Park, the 14th Ave East Meadow is ready to accommodate an array of leisure pursuits, family gatherings, and celebrations. The small meadow offers a suitable grassy glen located along John F....

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Peacock Meadow

Once upon a time, Peacock Meadow at Golden Gate Park was home to the colorful showy birds during the late 1890s when the creatures dwelled within an iron-fenced enclosure. The peacocks are no longer a feature of the park, but...

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