McKinley Square (Select Another Park)

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20th St. and Vermont

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Park Facilities

Located at the corner of 20th Street and Vermont in the Potrero Hill neighborhood, McKinley square features a playground with a large sand pit, and a large grassy open area for soccer, football, a game of catch, or to just let the dogs roam. There is also a community garden, and a walking trail with benches.

There are no restrooms at McKinley Square.

An ADA-compliant access point is on the southeast edge of the park, off of Vermont St.

McKinley Square is owned by the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department.


McKinley Square Park Foundation:

Park Map

Map of McKinley Square

Park Photos

Photo of McKinley Square
Photo of McKinley Square
Photo of McKinley Square

Latest Observations

Id Date Entered Park   Location Condition Status
14005 01/27/2013 McKinley Square Photo Playground !! Missing (ex. Signage) Closed - ParkScan addressed View
12530 06/03/2010 McKinley Square Photo Lawn Broken/Damaged Closed - ParkScan addressed View
12529 06/03/2010 McKinley Square Photo Fountain Drainage/Water Issue Closed - ParkScan addressed View

Park Groups

Friends of McKinley Square
Joan Ryssin-Anthony
(415) 821-7279,

McKinley Square Community
Cris Rys

Group Activities

Additional Information

From Market, take 16th Street east, turn right on Kansas, turn right on 20th Street. Parking is easy.

Muni access:

19-Polk (northbound) -- 20th St. and DeHaro St. Walk three blocks west.

19-Polk (southbound) -- 20th St. and Rhode Island St. Walk two blocks west.

The 19 can be caught downtown in the Civic Center area. If you're coming from the western part of town, you can take the N-Judah to Church/Duboce, transfer to the 22-Fillmore bus, exit at 17th St. and Kansas, and either catch the 19 going south at 17th/Rhode Island or walk.

To find the staffing schedule for this park, click here. Choose the park name from the alphabetical scroll-down menu on the Staffing page.

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