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.
Centuries of Defense - Early United States (1850-1884)
The Gold Rush turned San Francisco into a booming city, and its riches attracted the attention of the world. The United States Army focused attention on developing coastal defenses around San Francisco Bay, in response to interest in San Francisco's excellent location and new wealth.
Golden Gate NRA, Park Archives, Fort Point Photograph Collection, GOGA 35339.038
Golden Gate NRA, Park Archives, Fort Point Photograph Collection, GOGA 35339.480
Golden Gate NRA, Park Archives, PAM Negative Collection, GOGA 35256.0557
Golden Gate NRA, Park Archives, Fort Point Photograph Collection, GOGA 35339
Original panel for "Early United States (1850-1884)" (PDF, 107 MB)
Did You Know?
Even if California and the West gets more rainfall with global warming, earlier snow melt and hotter summers will likely produce more drought stress, increasing susceptibility to pathogens and invasive species.