Urban Hike--Golden Gate Park(Tea Garden/Stow Lake & Waterfall)Ocean Beach & Food

Join us for a great urban hike from Downtown, San Francisco to Japantown through Golden Gate Park visiting Japanese Tea Garden & Stow Lake/Waterfall then arriving at Ocean Beach. Take in some of the most beautiful, scenic views in San Francisco. Have a great time socializing while meeting new friends & enjoy lots of fun & laughter. Members in the group are always nice & friendly. We always have a lot of fun whenever we all get together with a couple of other meetup groups also invited. So join in on the fun! We look forward to seeing you there!

We will meet for coffee & a meet & greet at Cafe Norcini in Union Square. Then at 4:15pm, we will walk to Japantown then through Golden Gate Park. We will explore the Japanese Tea Garden & Stow Lake & climb up the stairs next to the waterfall for some of the most picturesque & breathtaking views in San Francisco. From there, we will walk through Golden Gate Park down to Ocean Beach. It's quite a distance & a few hills, so you will get a pretty good workout. From Ocean Beach, we will bus back (15-20 min) to the Inner Sunset District by approximately 7:30pm for some very good & affordable Japanese food & sushi (avg. $12-15 per person).

-- This is an advanced beginners to intermediate walk. We will be going at a moderate pace. --

AFTER URBAN HIKE: If 3 or more members are interested in going for dinner, then we will go to a local place nearby.

FEE: An advanced fee of $2 is required via Paypal to join this event. (Or please message me or comment below if you would like to pay in person.) Sorry no refunds -- Please send payment as GIFT under the "personal" tab to:


Japanese Tea Garden Admission: $5.00 (Residents), $7.00 (Non-Residents)


HOW TO FIND US: Cafe Norcini is a small cafe in the small lobby of Villa Florence Hotel. Usually, there are not too many people in this cafe so it won't be difficult to spot our group gathering around.

PLEASE NOTE: Out of courtesy, if you may be running late, please comment below to let the event host & group members know. Other groups will also be invited. (Please take note of the no-show/cancellation policy below.)

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    This will be a fun event! We have about 20 members who have RSVPd & joining us from the various meetup groups invited. Looking forward to a fun day hiking, socializing & meeting new friends!

    FEE: If you haven't sent $2 via Paypal, please message me or comment below that you would like to pay in person. Please send payment as GIFT under the "personal" tab to:

    NOTE: If you have a change in plans & need to cancel, please change your RSVP asap or even last minute will be helpful to let the group know. Thank you for your cooperation!

    August 9, 2013

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