Tunnel to Marin Headlands Closed
The tunnel on Bunker Road from Alexander Avenue in Sausalito towards the Marin Headlands is closed for construction. Please follow the detour signs to Conzelman Road (just above the north end of the Golden Gate Bridge) to go up over the hill. More »
Muir Beach (but not nearby Muir Woods) parking lot closed July 8-November 2013
Muir Beach parking lot will be closed from July 8-November 2013 due to construction. Restrooms and parking will not be available at Muir Beach during this period. Pacific Way is closed except to residents. Check back for updates or call (415)561-3054 More »
CAUTION: Post Storm Damage to Coastal Trail
The Presidio Coastal Trail segment just north of the Pacific Overlook and adjacent to Lincoln Blvd remains CLOSED indefinitely. We have posted signage to alert bicyclists and hikers and with information for safe trail alternatives. More »
Click on any of the following links to learn about the many different historic places at Golden Gate.
Learn about the history of Fort Baker, a 1905 military post located in the Marin Headlands.
Learn more about this historic army post and its powerful guns constructed along the Pacific Coast.
Learn about Fort Cronkhite, a World War II cantonment located in the Marin Headlands.
Learn more about the park's architectural history and learn to identify the buildings' various architectural styles.
Learn more about this Civil War post that was also the headquarters for the San Francisco Port of Embarkation.
Learn more about this National Historic Landmark that was first established by the Spanish in 1776 as a military base, then a Mexican out-post and finally a United States army post.
Learn more about the colorful past of this island which includes a Civil War citadel, an army prison, a federal penitentiary and now a part of the National Park Service.
Learn more about one of the world's only old-growth coastal redwood forest.
Learn more about the site in Pacifica where Spain's Gaspar de Portola first discovered the San Francisco Bay.
Did You Know?
The U.S. Green Building Council awarded a LEED Gold standard status for environmentally sustainable design and construction to the Cavallo Point Lodge. Cavallo Point, located at historic Fort Baker, comprises of 34 buildings on 45 acres and is the first national park lodge to achieve this standard.