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John McLaren Park - Things to Know Before Visiting

100 John F Shelley Dr, San Francisco, CA 94134, USA

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About John McLaren Park

This is the San Francisco's second largest park, offers a wide range of both active and passive recreational opportunities. These elements range from trails and paths, to six playgrounds, five picnic areas, tennis and basketball courts, an amphitheater, natural areas, a clubhouse and so more. The park is surrounded mostly by the Excelsior, Crocker-Amazon, Visitacion Valley, Portola and University Mound neighborhoods.


Attractions Near John McLaren Park

Bernal Heights Park
Bernal Heights Park2.68km from John McLaren Park

Bernal Hill provides visitors with a breathtaking 360-degree panorama and clear views of San Francisco Bay, the Golden Gate Bridge, downtown, San Bruno Mountain, and the hills of the East Bay. At its highest elevation is a privately-owned equipment building and 50-foot tall telecommunications tower. The tower does not have an official name, but some residents call it "Sutrito", as it resembles a shorter version of Sutro Tower​​​​​​​.

San Bruno Mountain State & County Park
San Bruno Mountain State & County Park2.85km from John McLaren Park

San Bruno Mountain State Park, officially San Bruno Mountain State and County Park is a park located in northern San Mateo County, California. It is a landmark of local and regional significance, standing as a unique open-space island in the midst of the peninsula's urbanization at the northern end of the Santa Cruz Mountain Range. The park is dominated by San Bruno Mountain which is a 4 miles ridge.

Glen Canyon Park
Glen Canyon Park3.3km from John McLaren Park

Glen Canyon Park is a city park in San Francisco, California. It occupies about 70 acres along a deep canyon adjacent to the Glen Park, Diamond Heights, and Miraloma Park neighborhoods. O'Shaughnessy Hollow is a rugged, undeveloped 3.6 acres tract of parkland that lies immediately to the west and may be considered an extension of Glen Canyon Park.

Davidson, Mount
Davidson, Mount3.74km from John McLaren Park

Mount Davidson in San Francisco is the highest peak in the city. It reaches 928 feet above sea level and offers a great hiking experience. The hill is well known for its 103-foot concrete cross on the top of it. Each year on Easter, you will find a sunrise service in front of the cross. They also have an annual event on April 24 to commemorate the Armenian Genocide. It is the site of a yearly prayer service, performed on Easter.

San Bruno Mountain
San Bruno Mountain3.88km from John McLaren Park

San Bruno Mountain is an elevated fault block, created by the buckling of the earth's crust starting about 1 million years ago. It is near the southern boundary of San Francisco, surrounded by the cities of Brisbane, Colma, Daly City, and South San Francisco.

Mission Dolores Park
Mission Dolores Park4.57km from John McLaren Park

One of the popular city park in San Francisco, California. The park is surrounded by residential buildings of two to four stories, in various architectural styles. It offers several features including many tennis courts, a basketball court, a multi-purpose court, a soccer field, a pissoir, a children's playground, and a dog play area.

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