FREE: There is free street parking in Golden Gate Park. We advise you to arrive early for the parking closest to the Hall of Flowers. There is always free parking around Stow Lake (see map) about a 10 minute walk to the Hall of Flowers. The road around the lake is one way. Enter at the south end, go all the way around the lake, past the Boat House and park near the end of road where you can see the pagoda. There’s a path & stairs that go down to Middle Drive.
GARAGE AT THE DE YOUNG MUSEUM: There’s a new garage at the De Young Museum, about a 10 minute walk to the Hall of Flowers. This is entered from the North end of the park via 10th Avenue at Fulton.