Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco

#6 of 70 in Parks in San Francisco
Park · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
It may come as a surprise that Presidio of San Francisco, the oldest continuously used military base in the country, also boasts acres upon acres of beautiful parkland. Despite its military involvement, the area is filled with forests, creeks, and walking trails where you can escape the urban bustle. Seek out hills with excellent views of the Golden Gate Bridge, the city, and the ocean. Get a dose of history with a tour the cfficers' club, a historical building once used for U.S. Army officers and their families to socialize. If you aren't sure what to do first, get a map and more information from the staff at the visitor's center. Add Presidio of San Francisco to your San Francisco travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our San Francisco online visit planner.
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  • Beautiful oasis at the north end of the San Francisco peninsula, the Presidio is a former US Army based with lots of historical interest and beautiful walking paths leading to far-ranging vistas...  more »
  • The history and beauty of this former Army installation cannot be understated, and Disney has no business being there at all. Go there, and imagine the streets full of men and a few women in...  more »

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