Golden Gate Park is the largest urban park in America, larger than New York’s Central Park. It is shaped in a long rectangle, at over 3 miles long and 1017 acres, the park is a divide between two neighborhoods in San Francisco, the Richmond and the Sunset.
Golden Gate Park was originally sand dunes that came from the Oceanside winds. John McLaren, a naturist from Scotland planted the grass, trees and various plants in 1890. The park now has more than 1,000,000 trees and 10,000 plants with a variety of different species.
On an average weekend, 75,000 people visit Golden Gate Park. In the park there is a lot to see and do e.g. Museums, Gardens, Sports and Activities. Here is a list of some of the things you should come across when in the park:
Museums at Golden Gate Park:
Sports and Recreation at Golden Gate Park:
Sights and Activities at Golden Gate Park: