Children's Playground, San Francisco

A large and unique kid's play area.

A large and unique kid's play area. Next door is a historic '''Carousel''', which runs daily from Memorial Day-Labor Day and on weekends the rest of the year.
















About Children's Playground

 just off Bowling Green Drive north of MLK Drive

 +1 415 831-2700

Children's Playground and Nearby Sights on Map

Conservatory of Flowers

This antique palatial greenhouse, one of the first structures of its kind in the county, is filled with a huge variety of beautiful and exotic plant species

California Academy of Sciences

The California Academy of Sciences is an absolutely stunning museum and an excellent place to take your children

Shakespeare Garden

With roses and other flowers mentioned in his plays

San Francisco Botanical Gardens

One of the largest botanical gardens on the west coast, the Botanical Gardens cover 55 acres with thousands of varieties of plants from around the world and multiple specialized gardens and miles of trails (seriously, the place is huge)

Japanese Tea Garden

The oldest public Japanese garden in the country, with beautiful plants, ponds, bridges, and Japanese-style structures including a tea house

De Young Museum

A modern and ethnic art focused museum, with three levels of fascinating exhibits with contemporary and historical pieces from America as well as art of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas in a uniquely-designed building with courtyards and sculpture gardens

Stow Lake

This pleasant lake surrounding Strawberry Hill, a scenic island with excellent views and great picnic spots, is an excellent place to relax

Buena Vista Park

Steep paths to the top of its 575' elevation lead to some nice views through the trees, but are easily circumnavigated by non-enthusiasts

Grand View Park

Worth visiting because of the stupendous views it offers over downtown San Francisco, Golden Gate Park, the Pacific Ocean, Marin headlands, and across to the Sutro Tower

Duboce Park

The N Judah streetcar travels along the perimeter of the park and stops at the intersection of Noe Street and Duboce Street