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Stow Lake

30 locals recommend ·

Tips from locals

Catherine
Catherine
November 08, 2019
Beautiful walks, views and a waterfall. You can rent paddle boats at the boat house.
Rana
Rana
November 04, 2019
My favorite place to take a walk in Golden Gate Park check out the nesting grounds of the amazing blue herrings. There is a tiny island in the middle of the lake that you can walk onto with a beautiful waterfall. You can also rent kayaks here.
Lee
Lee
October 05, 2019
Inside Golden Gate Park. Boating or nice walking around the lake. Dog-friendly.
Rob
Rob
February 13, 2019
A man-made lake with over a century of rich history, Stow Lake is a great place to rent paddle boats and rowboats. Be sure to check out Strawberry Hill, a naturally formed island in the middle of the lake with great views of the surrounding park and the Golden Gate Bridge. Other surprising sites on…
Annette
Annette
October 02, 2018
Take a relaxing walk around the lake or rent a rowboat or paddleboat and view the scenery from the lake itself. The lake can be crowded sometimes with many people, dogs, babies, ducks, geese, turtles, great blue herons , hawks, gophers and at night raccoons and coyotes. Perhaps it's more fun…

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San Francisco, CA 94118