• View of the Golden Gate Bridge, taken from the Marin Headlands, looking across the bay back towards San Francisco, seen in the distance.

    Golden Gate

    National Recreation Area California

Bridging the Past

Bridging the Past: Curiosities from the Golden Gate NRA Museum Program

Collections and happenings of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area Museum Program



Did You Know?

Photo of a comorant drinking seawater.

Seabirds such as gulls, cormorants, and other seabirds can drink salt water? Excess salt is then excreted through a “salt gland” located near their eyes.