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Aquatic Park

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This waterfront area, once part of Fort Mason, is now a complex for museums and artists.
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499 Jefferson St, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, San Francisco, CA 94109-1314
Fisherman’s Wharf
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent an hour with r so here and had a great time walking along the water and up the hill. Lots to see. If people watching is your thing, there is no better place to go.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank YotaPwr
Reviewed April 22, 2019

Great spot to lounge around while by the waterfront. Part of the National Historic Parklands which includes much of the surrounding area, The old bathouse from pre-WWII is now the Maritime Museum at the top pf the berm. You can picnic here (but watch the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Zoom_Gotti
Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

Next to the San Fransisco Maritime Museum and Ghirardelli Square, Aquatic Cove is part of the waterfront area of Fisherman’s Wharf and one that can mark the beginning of a long stroll down the coast towards Crissy Field and the Golden Gate Bridge. You will...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank gregwilson09
Reviewed January 24, 2019

Amazing view of people, and swimmers and boats and birds and ships and .... With plenty of urban activities nearby, including the lovely Ghirardelli square

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

A very pretty park along the Bay with views of the Golden Gate Bridge, next to a very elegant upscale neighborhood.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Thomas V
Reviewed August 19, 2018

This sheltered cove and park just behind the Ghirardelli building and Maritime museum is pretty and scenic. No dogs are allowed on the tiny sandy beach there is. Plenty of places to sit down unwind, and watch the sea.

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Tony M
Reviewed July 15, 2018

This Park is right between Ghirardelli Square and the Cable Car turnaround and provides a nice break from walking/sightseeing. Plenty of benches overlooking the water, the GG bridge, and Alcatraz to sit and watch the world go by. Also there are open water swimmers that...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank marbenPa
Reviewed April 29, 2018

One of the City's prettiest locations - we attended a wedding reception at the Maritme Museum and strolled the area...breathtaking views and a sherbet sunset. Fun location.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Kerry D
Reviewed March 14, 2018

If you are an open water swimmer, Aquatic Park Cove and the two venerable swimming and boating clubs on its shore are well worth a visit, even if you don't have time for a dip. Both the Dolphin Club and the South-End club have been...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank metolius
Reviewed January 21, 2018

The place was very clean with sweeping views of the Marina and the San Francisco and Oakland Bay Bridge. My overall experience was very relaxing and nice - with a big tree to rest your tired body after a good amount of walking (I stayed...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Brenda T
July 13, 2016|
Response from SoCalOregonian | Reviewed this property |
No this part is free. There are areas in which you can sit and eat.
May 26, 2016|
Response from StanleyandMarie | Reviewed this property |
Cannot say for certain, however, we do not recall seeing any rental locations.