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Address: 856 Stanyan Street, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 94117
Phone Number: 415 750 8340
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Quiet and serene

We decided to take the path less taken in golden gate park and walk down the stairs once we spotted the grove's sign. It's beautiful and serene! Came early in the am and without... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
MillieWT
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San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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265 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We decided to take the path less taken in golden gate park and walk down the stairs once we spotted the grove's sign. It's beautiful and serene! Came early in the am and without the crowds you hear the quietness and birds chirping ! It's well taken cared of by volunteers, the foliage is so beautiful and along the pathways... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

I've been to the Deyoung, etc. many times, but I didn't even know this memorial was here. Beautiful and peaceful. Highly recommended.

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Thank micchio
San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

The National AIDS Memorial Grove is a landmark with a lot of history attached to it. It's beautiful to visit in the day, but even more amazing to visit during the annual Memorial Gala. Would definitely recommend visiting if in Golden Gate Park.

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Thank theprincessandqueen
Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

These gardens are simply beautiful. Such a serene and peaceful spot to leisurely wander through. A true credit to those who established it and to those volunteers that maintain it.

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Bronx, New York, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I have been fortunate enough to attend the Light in the Grove fundraiser two years in a row. This magical night is a Celebration of a year of hard work and upkeep of The Grove and raises funds for its continuation. The Gove is a serene place where the engraved names in the Circle of Friends, either your own, that... More 

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Regina, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

At home, we provide care to patients living with HIV/AIDS on a daily basis, so this memorial held some significance for us specifically. We got to Golden Gate Park by taking the 5R bus from downtown, which was a quick and easy trip. From there, it was a pleasant walk into the park itself. The grove is kept immaculately by... More 

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Thank SmartyBoy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

The memorial is awesome, a great place to visit while in Golden Gate park, we have nothing like it in Brazil. I loved the peace and quiet.

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Ankeny, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

At the northern part of this huge Golden Gate Park is hidden this memorial grove, one dedicated to those suffering from AIDS and those who're fighting against it. Walking down a few steps, I saw a shrine-like open ground in the middle in a size of four basketball courts. On its two longer edges are religiously grown bushes, which I... More 

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Chicago, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is a sobering meander along the hillside. Relax and enjoy the quiet places for reflection. Very near the lawn bowling.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

This space is freaking awesome. I wish we had anything like this in Houston. The park is very large, with amazing spaces created to honor the loved ones we have lost to AIDS.

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