Rent a boat for a scenic excursion on the lake, enjoy a picnic on the banks or ride a bike when you visit Stowe Lake Boat and Bike Rentals. Stowe Lake lies in Golden Gate Park, one of San Francisco's most attractive and family-friendly recreational spots. You can feed the ducks or roller blade on the walkways among other available activities. A concession stand offers hot dogs and ice cream, while the boat house contains a popular cafe. The area also provides you a chance to see a wide range of local plants and animals.