Balboa Park - San Francisco, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
N 37° 43.502 W 122° 26.593
10S E 549066 N 4175453
This large park, home to the Balboa pool, includes a sand playground with climbing structures, four baseball fields, a soccer stadium, tennis courts, and a picnic area.
Waymark Code: WMGYAA
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 04/23/2013
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member silverquill
Views: 5

The 25-acre Balboa Park is located in the Excelsior neighborhood of San Francisco. A new playground at Balboa Park opened in August, 2012, and work on the new skatepark was completed in September. Balboa, dedicated in 1910, is one of San Francisco's oldest parks and now, with all these great changes and renovations, it will be one of the city's newest parks.

Park Amenities include 2 Baseball diamonds, 2 Basketball half courts, Mathew Boxer Soccer Stadium, Playground, Practice Soccer Field, 3 Restrooms, 2 Showers, 2 Softball fields, Swimming pool, and 4 Tennis courts.

Name: Balboa Park

Street Location: San Jose Avenue & Sgt John Young Street

Local Municipality: San Francisco

State/Province, etc.: California

Country: USA

Web Site: [Web Link]

Memorial/Commemoration: Vasco Núñez de Balboa, discoverer of Pacific Ocean

Date Established: 1910

Picnic Facilities: Tables

Recreational Facilities:
Indoor Swimming Pool Soccer Stadium Two Baseball Diamonds Two Softball Diamonds Four Tennis Courts Two Basketball Half Courts


Art (murals/sculpture, etc.): Murals

Fountains: None

Ponds/Lakes/Streams/Rivers/Beach: None

Traditional Geocaches:
GCW881 - See See Hidden Walkway


Monuments/Statues: Not listed

Special Events: Not listed

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