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San Francisco Bay Area from Grand View Park
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
N 37° 45.404 W 122° 28.306
10S E 546530 N 4178955
Quick Description: From the 670-foot hilltop of Grand View Park in San Francisco, one can find beautiful views in every direction.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 9/29/2012 10:43:26 AM
Waymark Code: WMFCPM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member tozainamboku
Views: 3

Long Description:
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San Francisco's Grand View Park is situated on a 670-foot hill with a fabulous view in every direction.

This small park overlooks the green strip of Golden Gate Park running E-W through San Francisco to Ocean Beach at the Pacific Ocean. One can see the windmills rising above the forest of the park. Looking North, one can see Lands End and the Presidio, as well at the towers of the Golden Gate Bridge. Beyond the bridge are the headlands of Marin, Mt Tamalpais and Point Reyes. Looking Northeast, one overlooks the financial district of downtown San Francisco. Past the bay in the distance are the hills of Berkeley, California. Looking more East, one see the Mt Sutro Tower and Twin Peaks Park.

Access to the park's summit is by either of two stairways, that climb the hillside - the west stairway or the east stairway.

Looking W
Windmill in GG Park near Ocean Beach
Looking NW
across GG Park, Lands End toward Pt Reyes

Looking N
across GG Park and the Presidio through the towers of the GG Bridge, about 2 miles away
Looking NE
towards downtown San Francisco

City Name: San Francisco

View Type: Over Land

Location Type: Natural High-Point

City Lights: yes

Terrain:

Fee: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Distance: Not listed

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