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Say hello to the future
Francisco Park

Located south of Bay Street between Larkin and Hyde Streets, the new Francisco Park will turn more than four acres of unused property into an expansive green space for everyone to enjoy. The San Francisco Recreation and Park Commission approved the conceptual design plan for the new Francisco Park in March of 2018.

After raising more $22 million in contributions and pledges from hundreds of community members and organizations, construction began in July of 2019. Francisco Park is estimated to be completed in late 2020. More news to come!

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Video Overview

The City of San Francisco has given the community a unique opportunity to transform the unused Francisco Reservoir site into a brand new public park overlooking some of the most famous scenery in the world. Watch this short video to learn the history, latest news, and how you can get involved.


We believe parkland is essential to the health of this city: its people, its plants, and its animals. We believe this new city park will become an oasis of natural beauty and stunning vistas, protected for generations.

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Approved Conceptual Design

After extensive community outreach, we arrived on a conceptual design which incorporates native plants and trees, as well as an ADA-accessible pathway linking features including a central green lawn, children’s playground, fenced dog-run, community garden, and view terraces.

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Advisory Committee

We are grateful to these generous community members who have taken a leadership role in supporting the new Francisco Park.

Stewart Alsop
Elaine Asher
Connie Goodyear Baron
Frances Bowes
Mark Buell
Suzette Clarke

Nancy and Ed Conner
Patricia Dinner
The Honorable Mark and Liz Farrell
Peter and Laura Fenton
Jeffrey Fraenkel and Alan Mark
Joan and Launce Gamble
Charlene Harvey

Chris and Bradley James
Gregg Lynn
Greg Polchow
Sanford Robertson
Galorah Keshavarz and Ali Rowghani
Richard H. Peterson, Jr.

Supporter Voices

The new Francisco Park would not be possible without champions from city government, non-profit organizations, and the community, as well as our board members and design team.

“This is a once in a lifetime opportunity.”

Mark Farrell
Former Mayor of San Francisco

“Contributing to a park is the one of the highest things we can do.”

Becky Evans
Sierra Club

“As a parent, having a park nearby brings peace of mind.”

Virginia Cheung
Wu Yee Children’s Services

“I can’t think of anything better to do for young people. It’s San Francisco’s park.”

Dr. Joseph Marshall
Alive & Free youth organization

Project News

Francisco Park Conservancy is working in partnership with the San Francisco Recreation & Park Department