The Mark Thompson Show: Is there hidden treasure in Golden Gate Park?

Visitors look at tulips and the windmill at the Queen Wilhelmina Garden at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, Thursday, April 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)


SFGate’s Culture Editor Dan Gentile joins The Mark Thompson Show Tuesday morning to share ‘The Secret’.

Gentile explains that after 39 years, treasure hunters are still scouring Golden Gate Park for hidden treasure. He shares how you can join in on the fun and gain a permit to search for yourself.

“There’s so much to be serious about in our city and in life. And frankly there’s a lot of serious issues in our parks system,” says Rec and Park general manager Phil Ginsburg. “But I think it’s important to embrace whimsy, embrace the quirky. To not take ourselves so serious.”

Listen to the full conversation between Mark Thompson and Dan Gentile below.

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