SEARCH: The Wave Organ

In the Spring Issue of SEARCH Magazine,
we have a great article about the Wave Organ by Loren Rhoads.


On a spit of land thrust out into San Francisco Bay, stone sings with the voice of the sea. The Wave Organ is a hidden treasure even many San Franciscans have yet to discover, even though it is always open and always free. You never know whom you might meet at the Wave Organ, a lone musician practicing didgeridoo, lovers cuddling, kids searching the crannies of the stones for crabs, or tourists from all over the world admiring the view.

What a view it is! Equidistant between the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island, the panorama in front of the Wave Organ sweeps from the bridge to the Marin Headlands across Tiburon and Angel Island, all the way to the East Bay Hills. Often the water is dotted with sailboats, ferries, and cargo ships bound for the Port of Oakland. Closer in, you might see a California sea lion or a harbor seal on its way to Pier 39. Brown pelicans, cormorants, and other shore birds circle nearby or scurry across the little sandy beach…” to read the full article,  check out the free eCopy here.

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