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.
Create an itinerary including Marina Green
Marina Green reviews
We returned to Marina Green Area and enjoyed a walk by the bay There is a nice big grassy area, good views of the bay, and also of the marina. You can get good views of the Golden Gate Bridge as... more »
This huge open space is amazingly popular. Lots of people out and about all day long, walking dogs, throwing frisbees, flying kites, and just walking. Great views of the GG Bridge and the lovely... more »
Plan your trip to San Francisco
Get a personalized tripA complete day by day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in San Francisco
Hidden gems in San Francisco
Side trips from San Francisco
Parks in San Francisco
Kid-friendly things to do in San Francisco
Trips to Marina Green by other users
14 days in San Francisco BY A USER FROM SWEDEN Nob Hill Musee Mecanique Fisherman's Wharf 31 days in Naples & San Francisco BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Naples San Francisco 12 days in San Francisco BY A USER FROM INDIA SS Jeremiah O'Brien Alcatraz Island Musee Mecanique 8 days in San Francisco BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Legion of Honor SS Jeremiah O'Brien Alcatraz Island 60 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES New York City Orlando New Orleans 43 days in San Francisco BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES St. Dominic Church Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture Marina District