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“Picturesque Hill Park, with Bay views.” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Lafayette Park

Lafayette Park
Ranked #181 of 528 things to do in San Francisco
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Owner description: Pacific Heights park bordered by Washington, Sacramento, Gough and Laguna Streets.
Leeds, United Kingdom
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“Picturesque Hill Park, with Bay views.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2014

Wouldn't say this merited a visit on its own, but worth taking in on walk of this area. However a very pleasant well tended hill park which is really is a large square in a period residential district east of Pacific Heights. From its highest point amongst the tall pines and manicured shrubbery are views of the Bay & Alcatraz Island. To underscore value the view, the white hunk of the Spreckels Mansion is opposite its northern flank. One block downhill from the NE corner is the Haas-Lilienthal House, a
preserved Victorian House open for tours on certain days.

Visited May 2014
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“Wow!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2013

This is beautiful place to visit in the middle of San Fran. I can't get over the beauty of the parks all over this busy and packed city. Dog friendly place, clean public washrooms, big hills (that are loads of fun to roll down when you're four :-). The childrens' playground is great for ALL ages, and is safe, gated, fenced. It has slides, water area, climbing rocks and hills, bridges, and soft padded ground. Many hours were spent ere with my four year old nephew and 19 month old niece.

Visited August 2013
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“Beautiful Lafayette park”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2013

LaFayette Park is a great hilltop park a full city block square. It has just been renovated, and it looks right in line with the very nice Pacific Heights neighborhood - safe, clean, and classy.

They have just installed a large new playground, the best I've seen complete with a stone water path so kids can get their feet wet. The day I visited there were about 50 parents and kids having a very enjoyable time.

The top of the park has a gorgeous view and a quiet and impressive Japanese style motif. As a matter of fact, when I was there, two elderly Japanese were doing T'ai Chi. Tastefully done.

LaFayette Park is a tribute to the San Francisco Park system.

Visited July 2013
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