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Aquatic Park

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This waterfront area, once part of Fort Mason, is now a complex for museums and artists.
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499 Jefferson St, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, San Francisco, CA 94109-1314
Fisherman’s Wharf
+1 415-447-5000
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All reviews maritime museum open water ghirardelli square nice beach fisherman's wharf the golden gate bridge swimmers dolphins protected shore boating stroll bay alcatraz boats benches
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

A very pretty park along the Bay with views of the Golden Gate Bridge, next to a very elegant upscale neighborhood.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 19 August 2018

This sheltered cove and park just behind the Ghirardelli building and Maritime museum is pretty and scenic. No dogs are allowed on the tiny sandy beach there is. Plenty of places to sit down unwind, and watch the sea.

1  Thank Tony M
Reviewed 15 July 2018

This Park is right between Ghirardelli Square and the Cable Car turnaround and provides a nice break from walking/sightseeing. Plenty of benches overlooking the water, the GG bridge, and Alcatraz to sit and watch the world go by. Also there are open water swimmers that...More

Thank marbenPa
Reviewed 29 April 2018

One of the City's prettiest locations - we attended a wedding reception at the Maritme Museum and strolled the area...breathtaking views and a sherbet sunset. Fun location.

Thank Kerry D
Reviewed 14 March 2018

If you are an open water swimmer, Aquatic Park Cove and the two venerable swimming and boating clubs on its shore are well worth a visit, even if you don't have time for a dip. Both the Dolphin Club and the South-End club have been...More

Thank metolius
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The place was very clean with sweeping views of the Marina and the San Francisco and Oakland Bay Bridge. My overall experience was very relaxing and nice - with a big tree to rest your tired body after a good amount of walking (I stayed...More

Thank DeepBlueMind
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Not very pretty. At least Ghiradelli's is near by. Didn't make it to the museum near by. Concrete jungle.

Thank JenniferL3987
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I love this little beach for a break from walking. You can sit an enjoy the beautiful scenery. One of my favorite places in SAan Francisco.

Thank Erin S
Reviewed 1 September 2017

To be able to anchor in the aquatic park is a highlight per many sailboaters. Tight restrictions and permit needed- however once in here, places you in the heart of Fisherman's Wharf. Great views. Unfortunately there is not a dingy dock to secure to for...More

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We liked the Aquatic park area. The whole park kept very clean and was a nice area to relax, take a walk, take in the sights, sit by the water, or even take a trolley car.

Thank tonyl552
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Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality
hotels, and good food, there’s something for everyone
at Fisherman’s Wharf. From street performers and
historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a
postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner.
Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded
with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while
Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone’s sweet tooth
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Brenda T
14 July 2016|
Response from SoCalOregonian | Reviewed this property |
No this part is free. There are areas in which you can sit and eat.
27 May 2016|
Response from StanleyandMarie | Reviewed this property |
Cannot say for certain, however, we do not recall seeing any rental locations.