Prayerbook Cross

Golden Gate Park is known for its array of interesting attractions, and the Prayerbook Cross is one that is not only intriguing, but also somewhat controversial. This religious-related landmark situated on one of the highest...

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Stow Lake Boathouse

Experience the serenity of a trip across Stow Lake at Golden Gate Park in a row boat, electric boat or pedal boat from the historic Stow Lake Boathouse. Equipped with a fleet of American-made vessels, the Boathouse rents out...

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Kezar Stadium

Many years ago, Kezar Stadium at Golden Gate Park was a much larger structure that would fill with cheers for NFL team, the San Francisco 49ers, who once called this space their home. Today, the 10,000 seat multi-use stadium...

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Bowling Green Clubhouse

Golden Gate Park is a hotspot for many different active pursuits – some of which you may not be as familiar with as others. Lawn bowling is a game much similar to bocce in Italy or boules in France, but basically involves...

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Helen Crocker Russell Library

Established in 1972, the Helen Crocker Russell Library of Horticulture is found inside the San Francisco Botanical Garden. Known as the most comprehensive horticultural library in northern California, the growing collection of...

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Anglers Lodge

Situated in the middle of Golden Gate Park, the Angler’s Lodge is a mountain-style rustic structure that hosts an array of activities and free opportunities to explore fly casting. With members from all over the United...

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Sharon Building (Sharon Arts Studio)

Art lovers and creative minds often gather at the Sharon Building in Golden Gate Park to enjoy the activities of the Sharon Arts Studio. Built in 1888, the sandstone building takes on the style of Richardson Romanesque...

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Golden Gate Park Senior Center

Located on the northwest side of Golden Gate Park, seniors aged 55 and over, come from all over San Francisco to gather at the Golden Gate Park Senior Center. Providing a place to socialize, stay fit, and expand their minds, the...

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McLaren Lodge

Built in 1896, the McLaren Lodge was once the home of John McLaren, the Park Superintendent and caretaker of Golden Gate Park from 1887 to 1943. With a whole-hearted dedication to the park, McLaren lived at the Lodge for 47...

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Roman Bridge and Rustic Bridge

Golden Gate Park is home to two bridges that both date back to 1893 – the Roman Bridge and Rustic Bridge. Both bridges were completed just in time for the opening of the Midwinter Fair in 1894, and allowed visitors to gain easy,...

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Model Yacht Clubhouse

You don’t have to be a builder of boats or sailor of model yachts to come by and enjoy the excitement of power and sail boats at the Model Yacht Clubhouse in Golden Gate Park. Hobbyists from all over the United States join the...

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Stow Lake Boathouse Café

After taking in the sights of one of the most visited park in the U.S., including an historic boathouse, consider enjoying the spread offered at the Stow Lake Boathouse Café to quench your thirst and settle a rumbling stomach...

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San Francisco County Fair Building

One moment you’re watching a good friend walk down the aisle at the San Francisco County Fair Building (also known as the Hall of Flowers), while next month may see the building fill with exotic blooms. This popular event...

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Ghiradelli Rustic Shelter

Directly across the street from Conservatory Drive West is a meadow that leads to a simple yet meaningful structure in Golden Gate Park – the Ghiradelli Rustic Shelter. The current shelter was constructed in 1988, using parts of...

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