2017 Mission Dolores Park, A San Francisco, California Park
The park lies east of Twin Peaks in the warm and sunny microclimate of the Mission neighborhood, which was named one of the coolest neighborhoods in the world in 2016. In recent years, the park's popularity among San Franciscans looking for outdoor relaxation and recreation has increased, and as of 2016 it was attracting up to 7,000-10,000 people on a sunny weekend day. According to a 2011 historical study commissioned by the city, "between 1967 and the present, Mission Park gradually acquired the vernacular name 'Dolores Park,' presumably in recognition of its association with both Mission Dolores and Dolores Street. Today, the name Mission Park has been completely superseded". The park's official name as of 2016 is "Mission Dolores Park". [from wikipedia]
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Off Leash Dogs
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One of several signs posted that bordered the part of the park which was open to off leash dogs. That sign read,

Off Leash Dogs
Welcome in This Area
  • Pick Up and Remove Dog Waste
  • Carry a Leash for Each Dog
  • Leash Aggressive Dogs
  • Control Excessive Noise
  • Keep Dogs out of Plant Beds
  • Keep your Dog's Vaccination and License Current


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Partly Shaded
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Partly shaded grass hills stair stepped down from 20th Street.


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Hazy City View
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The hills provided a view of downtown San Francisco. That view was hazy because of fires burning up north.


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Huge Playground
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A huge playground had been constructed near the corner of 20th Street and Dolores Street. It had swings, multiple slides, a bridge, and monkey bars just to list a few.


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Palm Trees
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Shade was available under palm trees too.


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J-Church Stop
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A station stop for the in-bound J-Church light-rail line was located at the southwest corner of the park.


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West Center
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The west center of the park featured a covered bridge over the light-rail tracks. A statue of Miguel Hidalgo by artist Juan Fernando Olaguíbel internal link rose high over the park.


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A Bell
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The view down the center of the park with its classic bell and 19th Street beyond that.


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Bridge
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The screened bridge over the J-Church light-rail line. Passing over this bridge allows one to continue up 19th Street.


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Large Off-Leash Dog Area
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Overview of the large off-leash dog area. This part of the park used to be a dirt baseball diamond internal link.


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Large Restrooms
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Large restrooms were available at the northwest end of the park.


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Tennis Courts
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Two fenced areas enclosed three tennis courts each, for a total of six tennis courts.


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Single Basketball Court
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A single basketball court was occupied by a single basketball player.


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18th Street
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A view of the park as it bordered 18th Street.


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