The Marina Green in San Francisco, California, is a 74acre expanse of grass between Fort Mason and the Presidio. It is adjacent to San Francisco Bay, and this location provides good views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Angel Island, Alcatraz Island, and parts of Marin County. Houses built mostly in the 1920s and 1930s line Marina Boulevard, the southern boundary of the Marina Green. Many of these houses have large bay windows, and Herb Caen, the late San Francisco newspaper columnist, often made references to the immaculate furnishings behind these windows. In the past, a railroad track along the southern edge of the Marina Green allowed the San Francisco Belt Railroad to serve the Presidio. Adjacent to the Marina Green is a marina, home to the St. Francis Yacht Club and the Golden Gate Yacht Club. The San Francisco Bay Trail runs through the green.Put Marina Green at the forefront of your travel plans using our San Francisco trip planner.
Prior to the 1906 earthquake, this area was a tidal marsh. After the earthquake, much of the resulting rubble was dumped here. Later, to provide land for the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition, this site and the adjacent neighborhood (now the present day Marina District) was filled in. A nearby remnant of the Exposition is the restored Palace of Fine Arts.
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$55 BOOK WITH VIATOR Golden Gate Bridge Guided Bicycle or E-Bike Tour from San Francisco to Sausalito
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Just went again, as we've been taking our dog here for walks and always love this area and enjoy coming over the Golden Gate Bridge to do so. It's always beautiful on a sunny or any day to walk... more »
We went to Marina Green on July 5th. Its a wonderful place to be by the bay and see sites like Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz. There is a nice exercise area Its also an area where people bring... more »
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