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  • Tunnel Closure

    The Barry/Baker tunnel on Bunker Road will be closed for maintenance during the weeks of 6/2 and 6/9. The tunnel will be open on the weekends. Please use Conzelman Road instead. More »

  • Muir Beach Overlook closure

    The Muir Beach Overlook will be closed for Accessibility improvements and trail upgrades from June 2 through July 21. Alternate viewpoints are available along Highway 1 between there and Stinson Beach.

Bridging the Past - Golden Gate NRA Museum Program Blog

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The Bridging the Past - Golden Gate NRA Museum Program Blog will provide opportunities to spotlight individual collections, describe events and programs that involve museum materials, and discuss projects and positions within the Museum Program.

Mysterious Statues at Land's End - Part 2

July 08, 2013 Posted by: Kate Clevenger

In our last Archaeology Behind the Scenes blog post, we talked about the mysterious, vanishing statues at Adolph Sutro’s home and gardens at Land’s End: Where did the statues come from? Why did they disappear? Where are they now? In this post, we’ll explore another exciting archaeological discovery that brought more information to light about these intriguing statues…

 

Mysterious Statues at Land's End - Part 1

April 14, 2011 Posted by: Kate Clevenger

A look at how GGNRA archaeologists are reconstructing the history of Sutro Heights Park from the pieces left in the ground.

 

Did You Know?

Endangered serpentine plant, Presidio clarkia

Serpentine soils are home to many rare and endangered plants because they lack nutrients and contain metals toxic to plants--conditions that have led to special adaptations in the plants that can survive on them.