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Behold, Curbed's Map of San Francisco's Best Secret Gardens

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With Spring in full bloom we thought it best to publish a map of some of San Francisco's best secret gardens. On our map you'll find historic gardens being preserved on Alcatraz Island, a demonstration garden at a YMCA in the Tenderloin, a mini park rich with flowering foliage on an otherwise nondescript Sunnyside residential street, and more. Oh, and we added a slew of privately-owned public open spaces in the FiDi and SoMa districts. We didn't include private gardens for obvious reasons and community gardens didn't make the cut because we found that the majority are often locked. Below, our favorite secret gardens in San Francisco. Enjoy!

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1. Historic Gardens of Alcatraz Project

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2. Tenderloin National Forest

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3. Dogpatch-Miller Memorial Garden

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4. Queen Wilhelmina Tulip Garden

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5. Havens Street

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6. The Westfield's Sky Terrace

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7. SYL Central YMCA Demo Gardens

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8. Empire Park

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9. Fay Park and Garden

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10. Baden and Joost Street Mini Park

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11. 100 1st Street Sun Terrace

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12. Filbert Steps and Grace Marchant Gardens

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13. Beale Street Plaza

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14. Michelangelo Park

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15. Transamerica Redwood Park

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16. The 16th Avenue Tiled Steps Project

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17. 343 Sansome Rooftop Deck

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18. Crocker Galleria Roof Terrace

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1. Historic Gardens of Alcatraz Project

2. Tenderloin National Forest

3. Dogpatch-Miller Memorial Garden

4. Queen Wilhelmina Tulip Garden

5. Havens Street

6. The Westfield's Sky Terrace

7. SYL Central YMCA Demo Gardens

8. Empire Park

9. Fay Park and Garden

10. Baden and Joost Street Mini Park

11. 100 1st Street Sun Terrace

12. Filbert Steps and Grace Marchant Gardens

13. Beale Street Plaza

14. Michelangelo Park

15. Transamerica Redwood Park

16. The 16th Avenue Tiled Steps Project

17. 343 Sansome Rooftop Deck

18. Crocker Galleria Roof Terrace