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Blogs & Sites
Location: Sacramento Street, San Francisco, CA
This multi-level park built into the side of a hill contains two sand play areas, three game and sports areas, and a big community recreation center and indoor gym. The Rec center runs an afterschool ...
Location: Naglee and Cayuga Avenue, San Francisco, CA
This playground in the Outer Mission was once a beaten down, overgrown, weed-choked space. In 1986, it became the pet project of former-lawyer turned gardener, Demi Braceros, whose personal challenge ...
Location: Broadway and Larkin Streets, San Francisco, CA
This playground includes tennis and basketball courts, a recreation center, and a small but protected sand play area with climbing structures.
Location: Geneva Avenue, San Francisco, CA
This large playground is situated right next to a low-income housing development. It has a nice set of top-of-the-line, brightly colored plastic play equipment, which is surrounded by a grassy field. ...
Location: Mangels, San Francisco, CA
Community spirit fills this steep hillside park. On the bulletin board, you'll find a park newsletter, a flyer advertising a neighborhood potluck picnic, and a reminder that park clean-up days happen ...
Location: 500 Discovery Parkway, Redwood City, CA
Families can learn about the marine habitats that surround the Peninsula through classes and activities at the Marine Science Institute. In addition to providing extensive school programs, the ...
Location: 86 Canada Road, Redwood City, CA
This beautiful 16-acre estate in Woodside may impress you more than it does your children. But the gardens are so lovely your children just may fall under their spell. And if they don't, mention that ...
Location: Aptos, San Francisco, CA
Aptos Playground offers a tennis court, baseball diamond, and a blacktop playing area, hidden behind the middle school.
Location: Pier 45, San Francisco, CA
One of the coolest ways to spend an afternoon in San Francisco is by going underwater on the USS Pampanito, a World War II fleet submarine built in 1943. She sank six Japanese ships and damaged...
Location: 2025 Shoreline Highway, Sausalito, CA
A one-time dairy farm, Slide Ranch is celebrating its fourth decade as an environmental education center. Managed by the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, most people who come here f...
Location: San Francisco, CA