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Outside Lands Podcast Episode 27: Fleishhacker Pool
Promoted as the world's largest outdoor swimming pool, San Francisco's Fleishhacker Pool opened in 1925 and closed in the early 1970s. It was cold!
Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast - Jul 12, 2013
(above) Fleishhacker Pool,
Jun 4, 1925
View south from the high dive tower at Fleishhacker Pool, lifeguards patrolling in rowboats. Bathhouse at right. Now the site of the SF Zoo parking lot. [Fleishacker (Sic) Pool, Looking South from Sloat Blvd.][dpwbook35 dpw9768]
We visited Mountain Lake waaaay back in WNP Podcast #76. Now we tackle the park around it. Mountain Lake Park as we know it today, has evolved over its 150 year span as one of the City's oldest recreational areas. Link to Podcast #76: bit.ly/WNPPOD076 (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast May 28, 2022)