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Spreckels Lake, San Francisco

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  • The Spreckels Lake Model Yacht Facility, commonly referred to as "Spreckels Lake", is an artificial reservoir behind an adjacent land and club Dam situated on the north side of the Golden Gate National Park of San Francisco. Completed in mid-March 1904, the reservoir was built for the use of model sailors of all ages, interests and skill levels, specifically designed to sail on racing models and to propagate skills and crafts necessary to build boats in scale of all kinds. The Spreckels Lake is considered one of the best examples and one of the most beautiful of the naturalist model, boat facilities made by the model Man of the world and is always open to anyone wishing to sail their waters with few restrictions. The facility is also the permanent home of the Yacht Club Model of San Francisco (SFMYC).
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  • Stopped for a few more Utes to view the lake area with gentlemen sailing their remote controlled motorized toy boats. Very unique to watch the fancy toys the men had out on the water.  more »
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  • One of the most beautiful spots in Golden Gate Park, a veritable Oasis in the City. Walk around the lake, enjoy the wildlife, sit on a bench and relax. Just off Fulton by 36th Ave entrance to the park.
  • Wonderful place to stop and watch the miniature model boats not to mention grab yourself a wonderful hot dog or hot link from the vendor there called Annie's
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