Temporary Closure of Waters Around Alcatraz Island
From 7/3 to 9/22 a 500’ marine buffer zone is in effect, closing the perimeter of Alcatraz Island to all private vessels to protect nesting seabirds during America's Cup racing. Tours to Alcatraz continue as usual during the races. More »
Muir Beach (but not nearby Muir Woods) closed July 8-November 2013, but local businesses are open
Though Muir Beach is closed from July 8-November 2013 due to construction, the PELICAN INN IS OPEN. Restrooms and parking are not available at Muir Beach. 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 »
The Fires of 2004
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?
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.