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

    Golden Gate

    National Recreation Area California

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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.

Elementary

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Inquiry With A Ranger

Sensible Habitats takes K-1 nature detectives on an intriguing investigation near the Golden Gate to uncover the rich diversity of human, plant, and animal life.

Petal Pushers brings 3rd grade knee-high naturalists to the Presidio Native Plant Nursery for an A-Z indigenous plant adventure.

Into the Redwood Forest immerses 3rd and 4th grade clue-seeking scientists in the wonders of Muir Woods, from the very small to the very tall.

Point of Inquiry transports 4th grade history sleuths to Gold Rush Fort Point to discover and imagine another time and place.

Alcatraz Uncovered initiates 5th grade archeologists into the mysteries of time as they uncover layers of human history on the island.

Investigate on your Own

Rings, Ripples, & Echoes guides K-5 species spotters on a magical journey through Muir Woods and other natural communities along the Redwood Creek Watershed.

Behind the Bricks sends 4th through 5th grade crafty time travelers in search of everyday life in a Civil War Era fort.

Did You Know?

The Great Blue Herons that frequent Crissy Field will make a meal of gophers as well as fish from the marsh?

The Great Blue Herons that frequent Crissy Field will make a meal of gophers as well as fish from the marsh?