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Tank Hill Park - San Francisco, California
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
N 37° 45.550 W 122° 26.880
10S E 548622 N 4179238
Quick Description: Tank Hill Park is a small flat hilltop park with panoramic views of the city of San Francisco. Its name came from the Clarendon Heights Water Tank built in 1894.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 9/7/2013 8:56:46 AM
Waymark Code: WMJ10K
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 3

Long Description:
I discovered this park from a small stairway while exploring around Twin Peaks. The stairway takes you from Twin Peaks Boulevard to a small, flat, 2.8-acre rocky promontory with spectacular views of the City of San Francisco. A rim trail takes you around to a bench with the views from the park. The park elevation is about 650 feet and contains offers home to a rich plant community of 60 species of native plants.

The hilltop itself is pretty flat with some circular remains of the foundation of the Clarendon Heights Water Tank built in 1894 by the Spring Valley Water Company. The prominent water tank was removed in 1957 . Today, the Ashbury Heights Water Tank is just over the edge of the rim.

I found no sign for the park at the stairway or in the park. Another access route to the park is from Belgrave Avenue (N 37 45.581, W 122 26.893).

Name: Tank Hill Park

Street Location: Twin Peaks Boulevard

Local Municipality: San Francisco

State/Province, etc.: California

Country: USA

Web Site: [Web Link]

Memorial/Commemoration: No

Date Established: 1977

Picnic Facilities: benches only

Recreational Facilities:
City Viewing Small hiking trail

Monuments/Statues: None

Art (murals/sculpture, etc.): None

Fountains: None

Ponds/Lakes/Streams/Rivers/Beach: None

Traditional Geocaches:
GC21017 - Krystonia Droppings #5

Special Events: Not listed

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