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You Haven’t Lived Until You’ve Experienced This One Incredible Park In San Francisco

Exploring San Francisco’s largest park could take days—and this is why we are absolutely in love with Golden Gate Park. This gorgeous strip of land takes up much of the city’s western side and is actually 20% larger than New York’s Central Park! There are so many things to explore here, from the De Young Museum to the Academy of Sciences, the Japanese Tea Garden to the Conservatory of Flowers. There’s also the Dutch windmills, Stow Lake, and even some roaming bison. Here are 11 ways to experience the big, beautiful, one-of-a-kind Golden Gate Park.

After exploring this incredible park in San Francisco, we highly recommend checking out one of San Francisco’s most underrated parks.

Stephanie Garr
Stephanie is a freelance writer and editor based in San Francisco, California. When she's not tapping at a keyboard, she can be found leading groups on gourmet chocolate walking tours (best job ever) or running the many lovely hills and stairs of the city (to burn off all that chocolate, of course). She also runs a travel blog with her husband at Big & Small Travel (