The Panhandle is a thin strip of greenery from Divisadero / NoPa - Upper Haight and Golden Gate Park. The park features a running / walking pass, bike trail, basketball court, playground and a few small open fields to lay out, play catch and enjoy the day.
The Panhandle is a that forms a panhandle with Golden Gate Park. It is long and narrow, being three-quarters of a mile long and one block wide. Fell Street borders it to the north, Oak Street to the south, and Baker Street to the east. Only two streets run through it, Stanyan Street at the western end between it and Golden Gate Park, and Masonic Avenue through the middle. Two paved walking paths run through it from Golden Gate Park to Baker Street, one allowing bicycles. There are basketball courts, a public restroom, and playground in the section between Stanyan Street and Masonic Avenue. -https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panhandle_(San_Francisco)