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Aquatic Park

499 Jefferson St, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, San Francisco, CA 94109-1314
+1 415-447-5000
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This waterfront area, once part of Fort Mason, is now a complex for museums and artists.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good44%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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499 Jefferson St, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, San Francisco, CA 94109-1314
Fisherman’s Wharf
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 Cecilio L
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This is the end of the line for the Powell-Hyde cable car, adjacent to Ghiaradelli Square. The long pier that curves out into the bay offers great views and photo ops of the Golden Gate bridge, Alcatraz, Fishermans Wharf, and the city itself. Much quieter...More

Thank saoakman
Reviewed 1 March 2017

As an avid open water swimmer this was a dream swim. I made it happen this Feb. You can leave stuff on shore and just enter the water (leave with a friend if you can) or go to one of the Swim clubs at the...More

Thank SeattleReebs
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The Aquatic Park Pier (curve pier near Maritime Museum) offers the best views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Alacatraz Island, Ghirardelli Square, Coit Tower and the Bay. You walk way out into the water, so views are unobstructed. Parking was free near Van Ness Ave....More

2  Thank Mychal R
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

As a lifelong swimmer and lover of a good open water swim, I was thrilled when I was invited to join some members of Golden Gate Triathalon Club for their weekly swim in Aquatic Park. It was a goal of mine to swim in the...More

Thank KatBarry1
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Just at the end of fishermans wharf. nice walk out the pier and a super view of The Rock. Nice place to relax from the hussle and bussle of fishermans wharf. grab a book and relax or for a stroll.

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Here, you can see people swimming in cold water, kids playing with the sand, people walking by the beach etc. Beautiful View!

1  Thank joanadventure
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I strongly recommend coming to Aquatic Park. First of all, it offers good view! Secondly, there are many free-of-charge places to visit around this neighbourhood. San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park, Maritime Museum and Hyde St Pier. Not to mention that you could stroll the...More

Thank Enhan
Reviewed 8 September 2016

I ventured here to Aquatic Park to enjoy some take-away lunch from a local establishment. Aquatic Park has a well-manicured grassy zone with flowers and plants, walking trails, architecture, cement stairs, a nice beach to listen to the sounds of the ocean waves, a view...More

Thank FormerCaliBoy
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Just next to Ghirardelli square lies a nice park with water access and a small and pleasant beach. It was a good change in pace during our visit. Kids can play around and spend some of their energy before continuing to other areas.

1  Thank engped
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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
13 July 2016|
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Response from SoCalOregonian | Reviewed this property |
No this part is free. There are areas in which you can sit and eat.
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JeK79
26 May 2016|
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Response from StanleyandMarie | Reviewed this property |
Cannot say for certain, however, we do not recall seeing any rental locations.
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