Golden Gate Park is over 1000 acres and is the third most visited park in the United States of America. Although is is often called New York Central Park’s “little sister.” Golden Gate Park possesses a wide array of unique and one-of a-kind features that sets it apart from other urban settings. Plans were put into motion to transform the bleak sand and shore dunes that decorated San Francisco into a usable, inviting park for the all to enjoy during the 1860s.
Entrance to the park is free to visit during the day, popular attractions charge admission, such as deYoung Museum, California Academy of Sciences and Conservatory of Flowers. The park is filled with gardens: AIDS MEMORIAL GROVE, BOTANICAL GARDEN, JAPANESE TEA GARDEN IN GOLDEN GATE PARK, QUEEN WILHELMINA TULIP GARDEN, ROSE GARDEN and the world famous CONSERVATORY OF FLOWERS.
There are also plenty of opportunities to participate in sports on the Golden Gate Park Archery Range, Golden Gate Park Golf Course, Polo Fields, Stow Lake Boathouse, and Kezar Stadium. Browse the site for information on parking, maps, weddings, hotels, permits, making reservations, transportation, contact numbers, and the history of Golden Gate Park. For more information please visit: GOLDEN GATE PARK.