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Mission Dolores Park

Dolores Street, San Francisco, CA 94110 (Noe Valley)
415-554-9529
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Ranked #49 of 378 Attractions in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Parks
Activities: Picnicking, City walk sightseeing
Description: City park located between the Mission District and the Castro/Noe Valley neighborhoods.
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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 NEW

A beautiful sloping park with great views of the city, it is worth dropping by if you're in the area but probably not somewhere to make a special trip to unless you have kids who will enjoy the playground.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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364 reviews 364 reviews
185 attraction reviews
224 helpful votes 224 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Didn't seem like much to me when we visited it. Basically just a grassy field on a hillside with a lot of dusty, noisy construction work going on around it. Did I miss something??

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Roseville, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Visit this park on an average weekend and you'll be in for people watching treat. The mix of people combined with the great weather make it a wonderful city escape. The park has a newly remodeled children's playground that both my 3 and 7 year old children just love. There are plenty of hills, slides, rocks and stairs to climb.... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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353 reviews 353 reviews
245 attraction reviews
329 helpful votes 329 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Mission Dolores Park as the name suggests is located in the neighbourhood of Mission, the sunny-side of San Francisco. Shortly after we arrived in San Francisco (and first time to the USA) we went out to explore our local neighbourhood. I was rather keen to get a glimpse of the city and had read that we could from Mission Dolores... More

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USA
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61 reviews 61 reviews
18 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This is a smaller scale park going up a hill. Very nice to just sit towards the top, and look down at the view of the city and also people watch. It definitely feels more of a local and relaxed hangout spot. Within walking distance to Valencia St and The Castro. Half the park (the bottom part) is currently undergoing... More

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Makati, Philippines
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335 reviews 335 reviews
126 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This park is abuzz with San Franciscans doing their local habits. Dogs run abound, hipsters play music, families enjoying their picnics. It offers a panoramic view of downtown San Francisco.

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San Francisco, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

A pretty park on a hill in a gorgeous neighborhood setting. Home to many diverse get togethers from Peace Rally's to The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence Easter charity Egg Hunt and Hunky Jesus contest! The weather is almost always warm and sunny and clear and it attracts tons of people relaxing on blankets, picnicking BBQ and sporty things. The crowd... More

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Santa Monica, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This park was recommended by a Sutter Hospital staff member as a good place to walk my dog while waiting for a family member to wake up after surgery. The park's adjacent to a very nice Recreation Center and a city train stop. Rolling grassy knolls segregate activities ("People Only", "Leashed Dogs Only" and "Off Leash" areas). Apparently little kiddlets... More

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Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
27 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

If you get there you can see the city while resting or chilling on the grass. Is a really cool spot to have a picnic while enjoying the view of the city.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The views from the top of the park are fantastic, we went on a Saturday afternoon and it was full of youngsters drinking, it seemed a college spring break party :)

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