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Shoreline Park

3160 North Shoreline Boulevard, Mountain View, CA 94043-1341
(650) 965-7474
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks
Traveler Description: Shoreline Park  Beyond the high-tech companies and movie theatre is a big park that's popular with families, joggers and cyclists. Take your camera... more »
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Palo Alto
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54 reviews 54 reviews
32 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Such a fun day out! Flat paths for walking and for kids to bike, bird watching, boat rentals, cafe with reasonably priced food.

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Menlo Park, CA
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85 reviews 85 reviews
13 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

If you are looking for an easy destination where the kids can try out kayaks, paddle boats, and even sail boats compete with instuctors and camps, then this is your spot. Located by Shoreline Amphitheather and down the street from the movie theaters, Laser Tag, and even Google, this is a great little park with a lovely shoreline area to... More

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Pune, India
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Nice quite and clam place to spend a day. Good boating options. Nice lake with scenic view. Cafe is also available.

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Mountain View, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

So many people that I have spoken to said no vacation this year just cant afford it. I always say to them do a local vacation and start out the first day if not a couple at Shoreline. You can go bike riding, small boat sailing, Kite flying. Bring a box lunch meet some great people. The kids love it... More

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Mountain View, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

The lake area is great for getting out, walking, biking and general exercising. The bird life is beautiful and plentiful, especially geese. The lake water is fairly clean, but not for swimming. The aquatic center has rentals, and lessons if you want to learn how to paddle-board, windsurf or small boat sailing (although the services are quite pricey). The park... More

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Sunnyvale, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

I like the park because of the lake - you could walk around it or rollerblade, run, cycle.. Boating is available in the lake and so is sailboating. They also have a shop selling accessories. I have walked the trails and you could spot bunnies and various birds. Restrooms are very clean and right by the boat rental area. Lots... More

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mountain view
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We love coming here. It is a beautiful, well cared for park with lots of family friendly options. Our typical routine is a nice walk and late lunch at the Lakeside Cafe. You watch the sailboats and paddle boats from the outdoor seating area. Or you may choose to bring a picnic basket, rest on the grassy area while the... More

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Santee, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Bring a jacket....brrrr but gorgeous! Sunny clear, lots to see and eat....bring your cameras! Take you time to really enjoy....give yourself several days cuz you'll need it!

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Cairo, Egypt
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

I visited this park as a solo traveler and I really enjoyed relaxation either by the bay shores or by the large lake. The weather was great and many other people are doing a lot of activities. It may be more exciting if you have friends with you.

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Basel, Switzerland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

My husband and I took sailing lessons in the little lake, but we also walked the paths through the park. The paths meandered and went through various vegetative areas. The wildlife is also good to watch (especially birds) Disclaimer: we moved in 2009

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