• 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 will be open four days per week in October

    Starting October 3, Fort Point will be open Friday through Monday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Immerse Yourself in Civil War History in a Dramatic Setting

From its vantage point overlooking the spectacular Golden Gate, Fort Point protected San Francisco harbor from Confederate and foreign attack during and after the U.S. Civil War. Its beautifully arched casemates display the art of the master brick mason from the Civil War period.

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Volunteers-In-Parks (VIP)

Golden Gate National Recreation Area has the largest Volunteers-In-Parks program in the National Park system. In 2005, 12,991 volunteers donated 372,932 hours to park projects.