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.
Click on any of the links to learn about the various different individuals and groups of people who have shaped the history and culture of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
Learn how this entrepreneur helped shape the landscape of 19th century San Francisco.
Learn about one of the country's most influential conservationist and how he helped create the National Park Service.
Learn about the daring pilot for whom Crissy Field is named.
Learn about the American Indians who lived in this area.
Learn more about the hard-working dairy farmers who shaped the agricultural landscape of the Marin Headlands.
Learn about the charismatic Congressman who helped create the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
Did You Know?
Alcatraz Island is the site of a large colony of Western Gulls (Larus occidentalis), the gull species that inhabits the Oregon and California coast. Individuals mate for life and come together each year on Alcatraz to defend their historic territory and raise three chicks.