• 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.

Climate Change Tour

Climate tour map showing Bay Area

This multimedia tour shows how climate change may impact Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Each of eleven sites, indicated by map icons, focuses on specific threats through a combination of written summaries, photos, videos, GIS map layers you can turn on and off, and links to further information.

To take this tour, you must first have Google Earth (free) installed on your computer. You may then download the Climate Change Tour (7 MB KMZ file) onto your computer, and then double click the tour file to run the tour in Google Earth. Alternatively, you may view the video version below.

Click on the map icons or the tour items listed in the "Temporary Places" folder in the column to the left of the map. From there, you can explore the tour components by clicking on and off different sites and GIS layers. You may also click on the "GUIDED AUDIO TOUR" for a narated fly through version. Start your tour by selecting the Introduction icon (Park Service Arrowhead).


Did You Know?

Fort Mason dock area filled with army supplies

Fort Mason's San Francisco Port of Embarkation played a critical role during World War II. During the 45 months of war, 1,647,174 passengers and 23,589,472 measured tons of supplies were shipped out to the Pacific from here.