• Line of Civil War re-enactors in uniforms with guns at Fort Point

    Fort Point

    National Historic Site California

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  • Fort Point is now open three days a week.

    Fort Point is open Friday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For Kids

Online Park Fun

Our interactive games introduce you to Golden Gate National Parks and the environmental challenges park rangers tackle. You can have fun while you learn about the wildlife we protect; the ecosystems we restore; and the NPS mission we fulfill. See what actions you would take to save the Mission blue butterfly, track a coyote, or protect an important sand dune.

Did You Know?

Captain Dora E Thompson, Chief Nurse, Letterman Hospital 1905-1933.

Dora Thompson, chief nurse, helped save lives during the 1906 SF Earthquake. In 1914, she became superintendent of the Nurse Corps then returned to Letterman Hospital in 1922, where they dedicated a hall in her honor. Although the Hall is gone the restored creek still flows through Thompson Hollow.