Bayview / Candlestick Point
Bayview, Candlestick Point, Excelsior/Outer Mission, Hunters Point, Candlestick Park, Visitacion Valley. The T-Third metro service links downtown with the Bayview, Excelsior, Outer Mission and Visitacion Valley areas. The San Francisco 49ers play at Candlestick Park. This area, south of the I-280 freeway, is home to the former Hunters Point shipyard where The Point is billed as “America’s largest artist colony.” Open studio events are held in the spring and the fall. The Bayview Opera House is the city’s first opera house and the “wild west” lives on in a rodeo at the Cow Palace every fall. Candlestick Point State Recreation Area and India Basin Shoreline Park offer trails and pier fishing.