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Shoreline Lake Aquatic Center & Cafe

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Address: 3160 North Shoreline Boulevard, Mountain View, CA 94043-1341
Phone Number: +1 650-965-7474
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Description: A rarity, and a true respite, in Silicon Valley. Offering something for...
A rarity, and a true respite, in Silicon Valley. Offering something for everyone, it's the perfect place for a break from the office, lunch, water sports, picnics, events or kid/teen summer camps.
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An Oasis in the Middle of Silicon Valley

Who would think you could go windsurfing or paddle-boating just a stones throw from the Googleplex (aka Google HQ). Shoreline park is destination for locals who want to enjoy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Mountain View, California
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Mountain View, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Who would think you could go windsurfing or paddle-boating just a stones throw from the Googleplex (aka Google HQ). Shoreline park is destination for locals who want to enjoy the sun, have lunch on the patio, or enjoy late afternoon glass of wine. Take a walk, go bird watching, bring the kids to the play area, lots to do. It's... More 

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Fremont, California
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2,419 reviews 2,419 reviews
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1,379 helpful votes 1,379 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

We have visited Shoreline Lake Aquatic Center and Cafe a few times. its a great place to do some water activities from long board, canoe, and paddle board. The cafe is a pleasant place to enjoy for lunch. We have had their sandwiches. The cafe does serve beer and wine, as well. The parking lot can get busy on a... More 

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Plano, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

It is one of my favorite places in the bay area. I have been there in different times of the day and its all great. But the best time to visit is the evening just before the sunset. The view of the sunset from here is stunning. The quite and serene surroundings is quite soothing. You can rent a bike... More 

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Rancho Cordova, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

It is definitely a must go place if you are in town...! See the offices around and must visit Google office and Facebook Office....!

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Hudsonville, Michigan
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188 reviews 188 reviews
59 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We enjoyed taking a walk along the trails, stopping to watch the water fowl, airplanes overhead, and just enjoying a beautiful day. You can take a long walk or a short one -- not too busy either! Very nice, lots of great parking, and it's perfectly free!

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San Francisco, California
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158 reviews 158 reviews
68 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

One can really feel they are "getting away" when walking along this shoreline park. There are two restaurants lakeside and an historic house, The Rengstorff House, is also open for tours.

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Large open space with a kite-flying area, golf course, lake, boating, and bike paths. The park needs more parking and picnic tables. The lakeside cafe serves decent food, but the service is very slow.

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Telford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 via mobile

It was a lovely place for a quiet walk by the water. We stopped and had lunch at the restaurant as well, the food was great. I would recommend to anyone who is interested in a peaceful walk in the sunshine.

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Palo Alto, California
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130 reviews 130 reviews
85 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Shoreline Park is a really good place to walk and to see nature. There are lots of birds and bay animals to see. A nice place to walk by the bay. Overall, recommended for anyone who wants a short, moderate hike by the bay.

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Dubuque, Iowa
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183 reviews 183 reviews
122 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This is the place to really get a variety of outdoor activities. The lake is shallow so it is just the place to learn wind surfing. For those of us less adventurous, an open kayak is great fun too. The area has many trails for walking with low grass to expect to see lots of different varieties of birds. If... More 

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