the best things to do in golden gate park

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Golden Gate Park, San Francsico

On April 4, 2020, Golden Gate Park turned 150 years young! Often compared to Central Park, Golden Gate Park is actually 150 acres larger as it is 3 miles long and a half-mile wide!

Visit the Japanese Tea Garden

The Japanese Tea Garden in San Francisco is the oldest public Japanese garden in the United States!  There is a tea house, cherry blossom trees, and more!

Go to the California Academy of Sciences

This natural history museum, aquarium, planetarium, and living roof (among many other fun things) is a great way to spend a day in Golden Gate Park!

Visit the Botanical Gardens

This 55-acre garden is filled with 8000 flower varieties including native and exotic plants, including Magnolia blooms in the Spring and a Redwood grove!

See the Bison!

A herd of bison has been in Golden Gate Park since the late 1800s! They are an incredibly popular and unique attraction!

Go Roller Skating

Lace up your skates for an enjoyable day rolling around the roller skating area near 6th Ave.

See the Tulips & Dutch Windmill

In the Spring Tulips bloom around the Dutch Windmill making it a very popular location for picnics and photo sessions!