The three youths here sleeping through mid-morning rain in the Upper Haight area typify some of the homeless of San Francisco. These Alexander Supertramps carry backpacks and sleeping bags, just like campers at a national park.
Three teens at Clayton and Page, just two blocks away from the landmark Ben and Jerry’s: Click to expand:
And here’s the remnants of a campground kitchen in the nearby Golden Gate Park Panhandle:
And here are your facilities (trucked in all the way from Kentucky) – it’s the Panhandle bathroom near Ashbury Street. It looks just like what some Yosemite Park campers get.
So that’s Urban Camping as practiced by the youths of Hashbury.