A local storyteller leads you on a fascinating walking tour that plays out as a game. Follow the tour’s clues as you visit Golden Gate Park’s attractions and unravel the mystery.
After completing this walking tour, you’ll be amazed by what you’ve discovered about one of the best urban parks in the world.
Larger than New York’s Central Park, Golden Gate Park is a cultural hotspot with attractions like the de Young museum, California Academy of Sciences, Botanical Gardens and sunny picnic areas. It is also home to many lesser known features, tucked away in forested corners of the park.
This quest takes you to experience ten spots woven into a mystery from 1962. In the story, you take on the persona of a hardened criminal who has just escaped from Alcatraz Prison. While everyone presumed you drowned, you managed to make it to shore and into Golden Gate Park.
In the park, you find that the pieces of your escape plan have been hidden by an accomplice. You must solve the clues to find the critical information and tools that will help you escape the city forever.
On the roughly one mile walking tour, you’ll visit the following sites:
Golden Gate Park is a not-to-be-missed open space in the heart of San Francisco. Solving this Questo mystery is the most entertaining way to see and explore attractions that you might not have discovered on your own. Leave time to explore the park’s many museums after you finish this self-guided walking tour.
Take this self-guided walking tour at your own pace, using your phone as your guide. Golden Gate Park is most enjoyable from mid-morning through late afternoon when it’s not rainy.
The tour begins at the 8th Street (and Fulton) entrance to Golden Gate Park in San Francisco.
Approximately 90 minutes or longer with pauses to explore the museums, open spaces and attractions in Golden Gate Park.
San Francisco is full of great hills but this area is relatively flat for the entire 2.5 mile path.
LIke much of the California coast, San Francisco has a temperate climate with highs between 55 and 75 degrees Fahrenheit (12 to 24 Celsius) all year around. Winter storms, however, can make it feel much colder, so visitors should dress in layers and bring a warm rain jacket.
Yes. Simply hit pause on the tour and do what you’d like. Hit play when you return, even the next day if needed.
Most museums in Golden Gate park close at 5:00 pm.
The tour ends next to the Japanese Tea Garden.
You’ll walk about 2.5 miles on this tour.
Remember to bring your own headphones. Please charge your phone as well.
There is free street parking along Fulton Street. There is also a parking garage at 55 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr, San Francisco.