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MAKE IT A DAY! Golden Gate Park is the third most visited park in the United States. Filled with gardens, museums, lakes, wildlife, attractions and more, there are ample opportunities to play, explore, relax and unwind. When you take your ride on the SkyStar Observation Wheel, make a day of it! Here are some of our favorite things to do inside the park:


California Academy of Sciences

The California Academy of Sciences is the most visited museum in San Francisco, housing over 46 million specimens.


de Young Museum

The de Young Fine Arts Museum houses more than 25,000 works of art from around the world. Timed tickets are required for all visitors.


Japanese Tea Garden

Enjoy a walk around the beautiful 5-acre Japanese Tea Garden, the oldest public Japanese garden in the United States.


Conservatory of Flowers

This living museum is set inside one of the oldest conservatories in the United States. You’ll find four galleries with distinct climates and plants.


SF Botanical Gardens

With more than 50,000 plants, this 55-acre gem is a must-visit for those wanting to see rare plants from around the world.


Stow Lake

Stow Lake has been providing families with a fun outdoor experience since 1893. Rent a boat or just relax on the picturesque grounds.


Golden Gate Park Segway Tours

With fun tour guides and headset narration, this two-hour narrated tour will take you past top attractions including the SkyStar Observation Wheel, California Academy of Sciences and the de Young Museum.


ParkWide Bike Rental

Rent a bike from Parkwide and experience Golden Gate Park like a local! Explore the parks world-class museums, unique history, and breathtaking beauty. Located behind the Music Concourse.

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