• 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.

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Inquiry with a Ranger

Alcatraz Uncovered initiates 6th-8th grade archeologists into the mysteries of time as they uncover layers of human history on the island.

Unlocking Alcatraz challenges emerging high school political scientists to consider the impact of activism on the American Justice System and Civil Rights in the late 20th century.

 
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Rocks on the Move transports middle and high school students to the Golden Gate Headlands to discover migrating tectonic plates and active geologic landscapes in a hands-on earth science inquiry.

Nuclear Reactions ushers 11th and 12th grade students through the gates of a Cold War era restored Nike missile site that reflects a pivotal period in U.S. history with resounding implications for today.

 
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Nike Missile Site-88 in the Marin Headlands.

Did You Know?

Fort Mason dock area filled with army supplies

Fort Mason's San Francisco Port of Embarkation played a critical role during World War II. During the 45 months of war, 1,647,174 passengers and 23,589,472 measured tons of supplies were shipped out to the Pacific from here.