Candlestick Point State Recreation Area


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Candlestick Point State Recreation Area


Location:In San Francisco, off the 3Com Park exit from US 101.
Facilities:Picnic areas (é), restrooms, hiking trail (é), bike trail, fitness course (for seniors), 2 fishing piers, community gardens area.
Activities:Fishing, bicycling, hiking, skating, windsurfing, cultural programs, special events.
Special Features:Candlestick Point received its name from the days when early settlers burned wooden ships off the point here. As the flaming masted vessels sank, the last part going down into the water resembled a candlestick. Park includes "Windharp Hill," where unique wind and metal musical instruments fill the air with music on breezy days.
Address:c/o Diablo Vista District Office
845 Casa Grande Rd
Petaluma, CA 94954

Phone:415-671-0145
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=519
Size: 205 acres.

See other parks in California.
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The sum of these challenges was compounded by a lengthy approval process required before construction could begin, due to the site's bay-front location and the need to breach the abutting Candlestick Point State Recreation Area to make room for the project.
Virgin America teammates (along with employees from presenting sponsor Pacific Gas and Electric Company) are pitching in today at San Francisco's Candlestick Point State Recreation Area where they are planting native trees, installing new redwood garden boxes and landscaping to help restore and preserve the park.
PG&E will officially launch the program on April 4, when CEO Tony Earley will be joined by nearly 80 employee volunteers at Candlestick Point State Recreation Area in San Francisco.
This includes neighborhood parks within Candlestick Point and the Shipyard, new waterfront parks around the entire perimeter of the Shipyard connecting to the regional Bay Trail , and the major renovation of the Candlestick Point State Recreation Area to create a Crissy Field style open space area for south-east San Francisco with restored habitat areas and public access to the water; * 635,000 sq.
PG&E officially launched its Month of Service program on April 4, when its CEO Tony Earley was joined by nearly 80 employee volunteers at Candlestick Point State Recreation Area in San Francisco to restore critical habitat and perform other maintenance at the site.
Virgin America and Method are pledging USD3 for every person flying on a Virgin America flight on Earth Day for environmental restoration projects, through the foundation, with a hands-on volunteer project launched the partnership at Candlestick Point State Recreation Area on 19 April.
Including at Candlestick Point State Recreation Area
Virgin America teammates along with employees from Pacific Gas and Electric are pitching in today at San Francisco's Candlestick Point State Recreation Area to clean up the shoreline, plant trees, assemble picnic tables and landscape, to help restore and preserve the park.
Virgin America teammates pitched in at San Francisco's Candlestick Point State Recreation Area last weekend where they planted native trees, "gopher-proofed" garden boxes and installed split-rail protective fencing around a seasonal lagoon to protect wetland plants and wildlife.
Virgin America teammates' efforts at Candlestick Point State Recreation Area helped to expand and improve the park's community garden and shoreline.
Virgin America teammates pitched in at San Francisco's Candlestick Point State Recreation Area last weekend where they planted native trees to help restore the park to benefit both humans and wildlife alike.
In addition to the Earth Day flights, Virgin America teammates will also lend a hand at California State Parks Foundation work projects on Saturday, April 25 - including efforts at Candlestick Point State Recreation Area that will expand and improve the park's community garden and shoreline.