Golden Gate Park: Mid Park Ramble
Hidden Gems, Rarely Visited

Neighborhood: Golden Gate Park

Description

Discover fascinating, but seldom-visited features in the Park by hiking from the Music Concourse around Stow Lake and to the observatory ruins atop the second highest sand dune in San Francisco. Tour the Prayer Book Cross commemorating a little-known 16th century event and Lloyd Lake’s Portals of the Past, a haunting reminder of the tragedy of 1906.

Next Tours

  • Tuesday, October 11 at 10:30 am given by Joel BlackwellSign Up
  • Wednesday, October 12 at 10:30 am given by Ernie NgSign Up
  • Tuesday, October 18 at 10:30 am given by Joel BlackwellSign Up
  • Friday, October 21 at 11:00 am given by Joanna HalkSign Up
  • Tuesday, October 25 at 10:30 am given by Joel BlackwellSign Up
  • Wednesday, October 26 at 10:30 am given by Charlie EckbergSign Up
  • Sunday, October 30 at 2:00 pm given by Joanna HalkSign Up
  • Tuesday, November 1 at 10:30 am given by Joel BlackwellSign Up
  • Friday, November 4 at 10:30 am given by Don McLaurinSign Up
  • Wednesday, November 9 at 10:30 am given by Ernie NgSign Up
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Notes

Note: This walk is a serious hike of 3 miles with some steps, sand and uneven terrain. It involves elevation gain on unpaved paths and trails of several hundred feet of elevation gain. Good sturdy walking/hiking shoes with good tread are advised. Rain might make some trails muddy and impassable and, if heavy, may cancel.

 

Location

Meet in front of entry gate to Japanese Tea Garden, Golden Gate Park music concourse.

 

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Please note: Private groups tours required for groups of 8 or more.