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A quiet city park great for hiking, dogwalking and nature viewing, containing a steep canyon situated amidst some residential neighborhoods.
A quiet city park great for hiking, dogwalking and nature viewing, containing a steep canyon situated amidst some residential neighborhoods. The park offers a rare glimpse into what the hilly landscape of San Francisco looked like before development. A small creek, Islais Creek, runs through the canyon and is one of the last free-flowing streams in the city.
Elk and Chenery Street, San Francisco, CA, United States
In the middle of a residential neighborhood, Mt
The small parking area at the northern tip of Twin Peaks Boulevard (875' above sea level) is near the physical center of the city, and one of its highest points, providing spectacular views in all directions
The Castro District in Eureka Valley was one of the first gay neighborhoods in the United States, and continues to be a beacon in the fight for equal rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community
Steep paths to the top of its 575' elevation lead to some nice views through the trees, but are easily circumnavigated by non-enthusiasts
A small but fun children's museum with several interactive exhibits, including live animals, a science exhibit, a toddler play area, and a railroad exhibit which includes a model railroad layout which is open on Saturdays
Take a wander around losing yourself amongst the pretty houses and the charm, it's a fine way to spend an afternoon
The top is more than 40 acres of grassy open space, with views of the San Francisco Bay and Mt
A breeding ground for new performance, playwriting workshops, performances, a youth program, and classes
The N Judah streetcar travels along the perimeter of the park and stops at the intersection of Noe Street and Duboce Street