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- 98%Outdoor Enthusiasts
- 90%Local Culture
- 74%Family Travelers
- 67%Budget Travelers
- 66%Adventure Travelers
- 59%History Buffs
- 59%Art & Design Lovers
Member Reviews (79)
- Twin PeaksMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 6Jan 10, 2014
Want the best view of San Francisco possible? It's not via the Golden Gate Bridge, but rather on top of this scenic hill that rewards drivers and motivated runners/hikers with a sweeping panoramic view of the city and the Bay.
- Twin PeaksMember ofLocal CultureBusiness TravelersFoodies+ 3Aug 26, 2013
The best view of the Bay Area... great for photos of any kind! Don't forget your sweater. Often perfect light in the late afternoon as long as there is not fog.Recommended for:Local Culture
- Twin PeaksMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 6Jul 29, 2013
The long, winding road that leads up to Twin Peaks can get narrow and a little scary to drive up at night, but the view from the top is amazing. There's a free parking lot if you can snag a spot. You can see the entire city from up here. Beware though, it gets extremely cold up here at night so bring your scarves and gloves.
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- Twin PeaksMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersBusiness Travelers+ 1Jan 14, 2013
Come up here during the day or on a cool cloudless night. If you go up while foggy the road is dangerous and you won't be able to see anything anyway. This is best done with a DSLR camera during the day and a camera with a tripod at night. The views of the city from here are great. You can see as far as Oakland on a good day all the way around to the Golden Gate and out to the South Bay.
- Twin PeaksMember ofOutdoor EnthusiastsFamily TravelersFoodies+ 1Dec 18, 2012
This is a place you have to visit if you are visiting San Francisco, on clear days you can see an amazing panoramic view of all the city and most of the bay. It's usually really cold here so you better take a jacket with you.
- Twin PeaksOct 20, 2012
This is one of the rare 3 star reviews of Twin peaks. But lemme lay it down for you of how my experience was:
MASSIVE-EL NINO LIKE-WINDS
all at 4pm.
The day I come up north to visit this infamous-jaw dropping view of SF is the day that it had to be cold and foggy. I was literally blown away by the wind, and despite the attempts of taking a picture of the view, there really wasn't a view, unless you want to count the ground I was literally standing on or the fog that covered up the view. It must be a really nice view under all that fog, but I guess we'll just have to see it on another day.
- Twin PeaksOct 04, 2012
The Twin Peak Pink Triangle, when I looked upon it with my friends after walking back from the Pride Parade, washed over me a feeling of power and pride. In an instant, I felt connected to my community--past, present, and future. I wish others will feel it too.
To appreciate almost anything, one needs to know the history.
The History of the Pink Triangle (http://www.thepinktriang… )
--The pink triangle was used by the Nazis in concentration camps to identify and shame homosexuals, who had to wear the symbol on their breast pockets.
--"Undesirable" groups of the time were given triangles of various colors (i.e., yellow for Jews, brown of Gypsies, red for political prisoners, green for criminals, black for anti-socials, purple for Jehovah's Witnesses, blue for immigrants, pink for homosexuals), with the pink triangle being slightly larger than the other groups.
--The pink triangles group received the harshest Nazi treatment and suffered at the hands of other inmates as well as the guards.
--After the war ended and the concentration camps were finally liberated, virtually all of the prisoners were released except those who wore the pink triangle. They were sent to other prisons and continued to suffer.
--Today, the gay community reclaimed the symbol as one of pride.
Since 1995, over a hundred volunteer every year put a pink triangle atop the Twin Peaks hill around Pride weekend. Though it was a "renegade crafts project" originally done in darkness, it is now embraced by the mayor and many of the city's other elected officials.
For me, the Twin Peaks Pink Triangle is a symbol of pride, progress, and hope. The LGBT community has come a long way, but there is so much more progress to aim for and commit to promoting. It's important to remain visible. Prop 8 highlights the hate that still exists towards the LGBT community and that hate breeds shame. Many struggle to come out and many suffer from having the strength to come out.
As a kid, I never thought I'd have to courage to come out to anyone. I was fortunate enough to find people to lend me strength and support.
Like the symbol atop Twin Peaks, I have come a long way, yet still have so much further to go.Recommended for:History Buffs