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

    Golden Gate

    National Recreation Area California

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  • Tunnel Closure

    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.

Answers - Living With Trash

Banana peel

1. Banana peel will take letter C, "3 to 5 weeks to decompose."

A single cigarette butt extinguished on the floor.

2. Cigarette butt will take letter B, "10 years to decompose."

An unmarked aluminum soda can.

3. Aluminum can will take letter A, "100 years to decompose."

An image of a sea turtle that was caught up in a plastic six-pack holder and eventually grew with it's midsection confined to the narrow space.

4. Plastic six-pack holder will take letter C, "450 years to decompose."

Image of green glass bottles.

5. Glass bottles will take letter C, "Forever to decompose."


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