23 locals recommend ·
Why locals recommend it
Just down from Land’s End, there are the ruins from the old Adolph Sutro house, which are fun for kids to play on and generally a beautiful park to enjoy. It kind of looks like a castle, so that’s always cool. You get sort of a bird’s eye view of the western side of the city. It’s a great place to watch a sunset. Bring a blanket, snacks, and enjoy it with your honey.
Tips from locals
Easy walk and stunning views. Take a picnic on a sunny day, or go to watch the sunset.
A beautiful and scenic historic public park in the Outer Richmond District with incredible ocean views.
It offers stunningly beautiful views yet avoiding the crowds, who mostly venture out to Sutro-Baths and nearby walking area. Recommended for a picnic
Formerly the grounds of a private residence, Sutro Heights Park is now a thoroughly-underappreciated public park with a commanding clifftop view of the Pacific Ocean, Ocean Beach, and Golden Gate Park. Dog-friendly, it's the perfect place to have a picnic, or take in the sunset at the edge of the…
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