• 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 six days a week through Summer

    Starting June 2, Fort Point will be open Thursday through Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Directions

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Fort Point is located at the south anchorage of the Golden Gate Bridge at the end of Marine Drive on the Presidio of San Francisco.

By car from San Francisco and points south, take Highway 101 north and exit right at the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza before getting on bridge. Turn right at end of exit ramp and then left onto Lincoln Boulevard. Take the first left onto Long Avenue and follow onto Marine Drive and Fort Point at its end.

By car from the north, take Highway 101 across the Golden Gate Bridge. Stay in right toll lane and exit immediately past the bridge toll plaza. Turn right at end of exit ramp and loop under toll plaza. At end of road, turn left onto Lincoln Boulevard. Take the first left onto Long Avenue and follow onto Marine Drive and Fort Point at its end.

By public transit, San Francisco Muni 28 and PresidiGo buses stop at bridge toll plaza. Follow trail signs northeast of plaza area to Fort Point at base of bluffs.

Did You Know?

Ophans being taken care of on the Presidio.

When Saigon came under attack, on April 3, 1975, President Ford announced that the U.S. government would evacuate orphans from Saigon. Flights continued until artillery attacks rendered airplane flights impossible. The orphans were housed, clothed, fed at Presidio's Harmon Hall on Crissy Field.