San Francisco is truly a city of parks! There are a lots of parks to explore with each offering different experiences, from the small one-block city parks to the marvelous Golden Gate park. Check out all the parks SF has to offer here!
Here are some noteworthy parks to prance around in.
• • • ALAMO SQUARE • • •

Beautiful view of the Painted Ladies
Children's Playground
Nice for Picnics
Popular amongst tourists, but big enough that you can find a spot for relaxing and people watching.

360 views of the city
Walking trails
  Lots of uphill walking but the views are worth it.
• • • BUENA VISTA PARK • • •

Good view of the city
Small walking trails to explore
Beautiful greenery
Overall, peaceful, quite and very hilly.
• • • CRANE COVE PARK • • •

Small park with views of the SF Bay
Green space
Dog Friendly
Small, quite and peaceful
• • • HERONS HEAD PARK • • •

Good for walking along the water-front
Not very tourist heavy, calm, good walking ares and nice views to enjoy the bay.

Large park with spectacular views
Children's playground
Lots of hiking trails
Dog play-areas
Lots of beautiful greenery
• • • LAKE MERCED PARK • • •

Picnic areas
Walking trails along the late
 Great for walking, biking and picnics.

Center of Downtown
Waterfall feature
Areas to eat and explore nearby
Tends to be busy with tourists, shoppers, or locals taking a lunch break, making it overall very lively and fun.