• 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.

The Fires of 2004

Smoke rising above Tamalpais Valley from the 2004 Tam Fire.
Smoke rising above Tamalpais Valley from the Tam Fire.

On May 9, 2004, a 4.8-hectare (12-acre) fire broke out in the eucalyptus stand adjacent to the Tamalpais community. For more information see our Tam Fire bulletin.

On June 21, 2004, a fire west of Fort Baker in Sausalito burned 2.2 hectares (5.5 acres). Check out the Solstice Fire map.

On August 27, 2004, a fire north-east of Fort Baker in Sausalito burned over 2.8 hectares (7 acres). Check out the Lateral Fire map.

Did You Know?

wood-frame earthquake shacks from 1906

GGNRA owns two of these rare, wood-frame shacks, built in 1906 to shelter survivors of the famous San Francisco earthquake. Now located at the Presidio, these shacks once comprised 24 city blocks and at peak occupancy, housed a total of 16,448 refugees.