• View of the Golden Gate Bridge, taken from the Marin Headlands, looking towards San Francisco at sunrise.

    Golden Gate

    National Recreation Area California

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where do I go for more information for Camping, RVs, Trailer, Day Use, Cabins, Group Sites, Boat Sites or Horse Sites?

A: Recreation.gov, part of the Recreation One-Stop E-Gov initiative, offers and provides a single point of access to information about Federal recreational activities and reservations. It provides a comprehensive source of information about thousands of Federal recreation opportunities. Information about recreation opportunities on Federal lands is displayed based on the interests of the customer, not centered on the agency providing the recreation opportunity.

Q: How do I get to Golden Gate National Parks? I can't find any directions.

A: Golden Gate National Parks is comprised of more than 80,000 acres. The park spans across three counties. For more information, please visit Places to Go for specific directions and locations.

Q: How do I get to the Conservatory of Flower, Japanese Tea Gardens, or Academy of Sciences?

A: Those particular areas are part of Golden Gate Park which is managed by the city and county of San Francisco and is not affilitated with the National Park Service. For more information, please visit the city's website at: http://sfrecpark.org/

Q: Where can I park my RV?

A: Unfortunately, Golden Gate National Parks does not have the facilities to handle RV's. For more information, please refer to our Camping at Golden Gate brochure for RV areas within the San Francisco Bay Area.

Q: Where can I find out more information about the Golden Gate Bridge?

A: The Golden Gate Bridge is managed by the Golden Gate Bridge District, please visit their site for more information: www.goldengatebridge.org

Q: Can I get a brochure sent to me?

A: Yes. Please send us your mailing address so we can send you some brochures about the park or if you're local, drop by one of our nine visitor centers for more information.To help expedite the process, please separate your name, address, city, state, zip, and country. Example:

Name
Street Address
City, State ZIP code
Country

Did You Know?

image of historic silverware from Alcatraz Island

The GGNRA museum collection, one of the larger and more diverse museum collections in the National Park Service system, contains historic documents, photographs, natural history specimens, archeological artifacts, fine and decorative art objects, furniture, vehicles, uniforms and historic firearms.