Golden Gate Park stretches 3.5 miles from Stanyan to Great Highway and half-a-mile wide. There are plenty of paths on which to run, bicycle, skateboard, etc. There are numerous fields for almost any activity. There are many attractions such as the McLaren Lodge where you can pick up maps of the park, the Bison Paddock where bison herds have been grazing for over a 100 years, the deYoung Fine Arts Museum, the tranquil Japanese Tea Garden and so much more! Bathrooms are located throughout the park.
Golden Gate Park is owned by the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department.
A comprehensive park history is available at
A great many lines feature access to Golden Gate Park.
44-O'Shaughnessy (stops at the Academy of Sciences)