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

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    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.

Get To Know

Get To Know campaign
 

During selected weeks this winter, stop by the Beach Hut on Crissy Field, Muir Woods National Monument Visitor Center, the Cliff House, or Alcatraz Cruises (at Pier 33) to pick up your "Get to Know" stamp card. Then visit each of these locations, get a stamp on your card, and you'll receive a unique prize!

Participating Concessioner Addresses and phone numbers:

Alcatraz Cruises, located at Alcatraz Landing - Pier 33 on the Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA 94133
415-981-ROCK
www.alcatrazcruises.com

The Cliff House
1090 Point Lobos
San Francisco, CA 94121
415-386-3330
www.cliffhouse.com

Crissy Field Beach Hut, find us at East Beach
1199 Each Beach, Presidio
San Francisco, CA 94129
415-561-7761
www.crissyfield.org

Muir Woods National Monument
1 Muir Woods Road
Mill Valley, CA 94941
415-388-2596
www.nps.gov/muwo

  1. Offer available first two weeks in November and December, all of January except 3-day weekends, and all of February except Valentine's Day weekend
  2. Offer expires February 28, 2011
  3. No cash value
  4. Not valid with any other offer
  5. Offer not available to organized or scheduled groups
  6. Limit one card per household
  7. Certain restrictions apply

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Get To Know: Alcatraz

Get To Know: Alcatraz designers: Ryan Toney, Lincoln Smith, Tom Dunnam. Actor: Tony Morales.

Designers: Ryan Toney, Lincoln Smith, Tom Dunnam.

Alcatraz Cruises

Gift: Free souvenir photo

  • The stamp card can be obtained at the Pier 33 Ticket Booth when you purchase your Alcatraz tickets. Just ask for your "Get To Know" card!
  • The gift can only be redeemed on the day of the tour.
  • Photo will be taken prior to your scheduled departure.
  • Get your card stamped on Alcatraz Island at the Ranger Office.
  • Upon your return, present the stamp card to an Alcatraz Cruises photo representative to get your free souvenir photo!
 

 
Get To Know: Cliff House

Get To Know: Cliff House designers: John Zapata, Daamun Mohseni, Alyx Loos, Jay Hsu. Actor: Tom Robbins.

Designers: John Zapata, Daamun Mohseni, Alyx Loos, Jay Hsu.

Cliff House

Gift: 10% discount on Cliff House dining, and a free gift

  • The stamp card and the free gift can be obtained from the gift shop or the main reception desk. Just ask for your "Get To Know" card!
  • Your card will be stamped when you receive your gift. Please be sure to pick up your card and gift before being seated in the dining room.
  • To receive your 10% discount at the Cliff House, please present the card to your server when you are seated.
 

 
Get To Know: Crissy Field Beach Hut

Get To Know: Crissy Field Beach Hut designers: Jon Corriveau, Pat Anderson, Sam McCann, Mike Monticello. Actress: Emily Morrell.

Designers: Jon Corriveau, Pat Anderson, Sam McCann, Mike Monticello.

Beach Hut
at Crissy Field

Gift: Free demitasse of organic frozen yogurt

  • The stamp card can be obtained from a Beach Hut Cafe representative. Just ask for your "Get to Know" card and get it stamped!

 
Get To Know: Muir Woods

Get To Know: Muir Woods designers: Brady Lowery, Jason King, Max Anderson. Actor: Jay Smith.

Designers: Brady Lowery, Jason King, Max Anderson.

Muir Woods
National Monument

Gift: A seasonal "Treat" in the cafe, and a free gift in the shop

  • The stamp card can be obtained from the Visitor Center. Just ask for your "Get to Know" card and get it stamped!
  • Entrance fee must be purchased to be qualified.
 

Did You Know?

wood-frame earthquake shacks from 1906

GGNRA owns two of these rare, wood-frame shacks, built in 1906 to shelter survivors of the famous San Francisco earthquake. Now located at the Presidio, these shacks once comprised 24 city blocks and at peak occupancy, housed a total of 16,448 refugees.