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Arguello Blvd. and Washington Blvd., The Presidio, San Francisco, CA 94199, United States

Located in the Presidio National Park, Inspiration Point is a spacious sandstone plaza featuring panoramic views of San Francisco Bay, Alcatraz, and Angel Island. The site also overlooks rare serpentine grasslands, and the surrounding trees are home to raptors such as red-tailed hawks and kestrels. The plaza garden is filled with labeled native plants, including California coffeeberry, blue-eyed grass, checkerbloom, and coyote brush. In addition to serving as a popular picnic spot, Inspiration Point is convenient to the Presidio’s many hiking trails and can also be rented for special events May through October.

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Inspiration Point

Located in the Presidio National Park, Inspiration Point is a spacious sandstone plaza featuring panoramic views of San Francisco Bay, Alcatraz, and Angel Island. The site also overlooks rare serpentine grasslands, and the surrounding trees are home to raptors such as red-tailed hawks and kestrels. The plaza garden is filled with labeled native plants, including California coffeeberry, blue-eyed grass, checkerbloom, and coyote brush. In addition to serving as a popular picnic spot, Inspiration Point is convenient to the Presidio’s many hiking trails and can also be rented for special events May through October.