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SF's Newest Playground Reopening: Golden Gate HeightsSF’s Newest Playground Reopening: Golden Gate Heights
By - posted 7/10/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Celebrations, New Parks, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches

Join in for the reopening celebration for Golden Gate Heights Playground at 12th Avenue and Rockridge on July 20 from 11:30am-1:30pm. Golden Gate Heights Playground is one of 13 playgrounds being transformed into dynamic hubs for creativity and family life by Recreation and Park Department and the Parks Alliance’s LetsPlaySF! initiative. The more...

SF's New 12,000sqft Nature Exploration Area at Heron’s Head ParkSF’s New 12,000sqft Nature Exploration Area at Heron’s Head Park
By - posted 6/10/2021
Brand New, New Parks, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches

San Francisco has announced their new concept design for the brand new Nature Exploration Area (NEA) at Heron’s Head Park. The NEA will create a unique space that allows for active play, passive recreation, gathering with friends and family, and creates pockets for exploration to stimulate the senses and inspire imagination. more...

New 2,500 Acre East Bay Park at Former Concord Naval Weapons StationNew 2,500 Acre East Bay Park at Former Concord Naval Weapons Station
By - posted 6/10/2021
Brand New, New Parks, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches

On Tuesday, June 1, 2021, the East Bay Regional Park District Board of Directors unanimously voted to name the new regional park at the former Concord Naval Weapons Station “Thurgood Marshall Regional Park – Home of the Port Chicago 50.” The name “Thurgood Marshall Regional Park – Home of the Port more...

SF's Newest Park "India Basin" Groundbreaking (June 17)SF’s Newest Park “India Basin” Groundbreaking (June 17)
By - posted 6/9/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, New Parks, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches

Join in at at Hunters Point Boulevard and Hawes Street on June 17 for this momentous first step in the creation of Bayview-Hunters Point’s next great park. This groundbreaking event marks the beginning of remediation work at the project’s 900 Innes site, and will feature a shovel ceremony, brief remarks and more...

Brand New "South Bay Shores" Waterpark Opens June 5Brand New “South Bay Shores” Waterpark Opens June 5
By - posted 6/4/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, New Parks, Swimming / Waterparks

Great America’s brand new waterpark South Bay Shores opens up on June 5, 2021. Northern California’s premiere amusement park is getting bigger, better and wetter than ever when California’s Great America debuts the new South Bay Shores waterpark, featuring seven completely new water attractions, new and upgraded food and merchandise locations, more...

SF's Newly Renovated Shoreview Park ReopensSF’s Newly Renovated Shoreview Park Reopens
By - posted 6/4/2021
Brand New, New Parks, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches, Reopening

Join SF Recreation and Parks Department for a reopening celebration for Shoreview Park (1 Lillian Court at Rosie Lee Lane) on Monday, June 7 beginning at 11:30 am. Help us celebrate the recently completed renovation, which includes a new playground, picnic area, workout equipment and more. The event will feature a more...

New SF Park Connecting Fort Mason to the Waterfront Opens June 2021New SF Park Connecting Fort Mason to the Waterfront Opens June 2021
By - posted 6/1/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, New Parks, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches

Beatrice Kilat, Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy Thanks to the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy for sharing the news about San Francisco’s newest park. Black Point Historic Gardens, a new park connecting Fort Mason to the San Francisco waterfront, opens to the public soon, tentatively scheduled for June 2021. The restoration of more...

SOMA's New Park + Secret Oasis Opens This WeekendSOMA’s New Park + Secret Oasis Opens This Weekend
By - posted 4/15/2021
Brand New, City Discoveries, Community, New Parks, What's Closed / What's Open

Once a parking lot, this brand new Filipino-inspired art & wellness pop-up and free garden for the community opened on April 14th and celebrates is grand opening weekend on April 16-17. Built by 350 volunteers during the depths of the pandemic, Kapwa Gardens is the newest attraction in San Francisco’s Filipino more...

SoMa's New Filipino "Kapwa Gardens" Opens April 14SoMa’s New Filipino “Kapwa Gardens” Opens April 14
By - posted 3/30/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Bay Area Updates, Brand New, City Discoveries, COVID Testing, New Parks, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy

SoMA’s brand new Filipino-inspired community space designed for social distancing, complete with a garden of Philippine calamansi fruit trees that are free for taking, is opening in April.  Kapwa Gardens — a city-owned parking lot turned art & wellness pop-up and healing space for the community — will open to the public on more...

SF's New Presidio "Tunnel Tops" Park Soft Opens in Fall 2021SF’s New Presidio “Tunnel Tops” Park Soft Opens in Fall 2021
By - posted 3/27/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, New Parks, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy

Presidio’s brand new park, Tunnel Tops, will wrap up construction on schedule and on budget this fall. Presidio Trust has just announced they’ll then have an extended “soft opening” through the fall and winter months as they prepare to offer safe and welcoming experiences when the new attraction opens to all more...

SF's Brand New "Tunnel Tops" Park Coming This WinterSF’s Brand New “Tunnel Tops” Park Coming This Winter
By - posted 2/26/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, New Parks, Only in San Francisco

In addition to Presidio Tunnel Tops, there’s more good news on the horizon. Battery Tunnel Tops, located along Lincoln Boulevard across from National Cemetery, is set to open in winter 2021. Visitors will enjoy sweeping views of the Golden Gate Bridge, picnic tables, grills, benches, trails, and room to roam. Battery Tunnel Tops In more...

Golden Gate Park's $2.4 Million Renovated Dog Park OpensGolden Gate Park’s $2.4 Million Renovated Dog Park Opens
By - posted 2/6/2021
Brand New, New Parks, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy, What's Closed / What's Open

Calling all woofers, puppers, and doggos… The $2.4 million renovation of the Golden Gate Park Dog Training Area is complete, making it the premier puppy play area in the city. The trans-fur-mation includes brand new play surfaces, natural play equipment, pet drinking fountains and more. San Francisco’s largest fenced dog park more...

Bay Area's 1,400-acre "Foothills Park" Finally Open to Public After 51 YearsBay Area’s 1,400-acre “Foothills Park” Finally Open to Public After 51 Years
By - posted 12/31/2020
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, New Parks, What's Closed / What's Open

A gorgeous 1,400 acre park in Palo Alto that had been off limits for non-city residents finally opened to the general public last week after 51 years. Foothills Park, a park and nature reserve in the eastern foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains opened in 1965 but in 1969 a restriction more...

The Presidio Unveils Its Brand New Trail & Restored Wetland EcosystemThe Presidio Unveils Its Brand New Trail & Restored Wetland Ecosystem
By - posted 12/15/2020
Brand New, New Parks, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy

The Presidio is getting a massive makeover that’ll be completed in fall 2021, but its newest section is opening this week. On December 18, the Presidio Trust will unveil to visitors seven acres of restored tidal marshland and a new pedestrian trail near San Francisco Bay, marking a significant milestone in more...

SF’s Newest Beach & Waterfront Park Now OpenSF’s Newest Beach & Waterfront Park Now Open
By - posted 12/13/2020
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, City Discoveries, New Parks, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy

A brand new park has opened in San Francisco. Linking the Mission Bay and Dogpatch neighborhoods, Crane Cove Park is a 7-acre bayfront park in the Port’s Southern Waterfront that’s transformed an inaccessible industrial shoreline into a stunning vista. The park is part of the Blue Greenway, a necklace of waterfront public more...