San Francisco, California: Giant Sundial

The yellow painted steel gnomon is either 70 or 78 feet long, depending on which part of the interwebs you believe.

Hilltop Park

Address:
64 Whitney Young Circle, San Francisco, CA
Directions:
Hilltop Park. Exit US 101 at Third Street. Drive about 1.4 miles north to La Salle. Go half a mile east on La Salle until you see the green space of Hilltop Park on your left (to the north) and the huge yellow gnomon of the sundial.
Admission:
Free
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Even Gianter Sundial

In San Francisco's Hilltop Park on Hunter's Point Ridge is a really unnecessarily large object, a sundial whose gnomon (the part that casts the shadow) is 70 feet long. It is bright yellow and can be seen from US 101. It was designed by sculptor Jacques Overhoff and built in 1985.

[Dave Schweisguth, 07/18/2017]

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