Latest from Candlestick Point State Recreation Area
April 25, 2012 by Christine Sculati
Candlestick Point State Recreation Area in southeast San Francisco is California's first urban state park, and offers city-dwellers a slice of nature along the Bay. State budget cuts landed it on the list of park closures, even though a massive redevelopment project next door promises to deliver $50 million to Candlestick.
July 12, 2010 by Leigh Michael
This Wednesday, July 14, California State Parks officials are convening a public meeting to examine the future of Candlestick Point State Recreation Area. Candlestick, to most people, means football, but the state recreation area just beyond the stadium is noteworthy in its own right: It was the first state park ever created specifically to serve an urban population, and it sits across South Basin from Hunters Point and draws many visitors from the industrial city's southeast waterfront.