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.
Beach Fire and Campfire Regulations
Beach fire regulations
Fires on Ocean Beach
To read the details of the changes NPS implemented please visit: http://parkplanning.nps.gov/oceanbeachfires
RULES FOR BEACH FIRES:
Volunteer Beach Cleanup Days
The 2nd Friday of each month join our Maintenance Division Volunteer leader:
The 3rd Saturday of each month join our Ocean Beach Interpretive Ranger:
Groups are always welcome to schedule their own cleanup day as well. Contact either phone number listed above for more details.
The Golden Gate National Recreation Area is committed to universal access for all visitors. The new fire rings at Ocean Beach have the following accessibility provisions:
Voice: (415) 561-4958
Individuals who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, deaf/blind or have speech disablities may utillize the following Federal Relay Service numbers:
(800) 877-8339 Federal Relay Service
(877) 877-6280 VCO
(877) 877-8982 Speech to Speech
(800) 845-6136 Spanish
(866) 893-8340 TeleBraille
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If you have questions or comments about beach fires and other issues affecting Ocean Beach, please e-mail the park or call (415) 561-4741.
Charcoal fire regulations
Charcoal fires are permitted in fixed grills provided by the park or visitor-provided portable barbecues in established picnic areas, in the Kirby Cove Campground, or at Muir and Ocean beaches unless signed or prohibited otherwise. Debris burning is not permitted. Grill/Stove fire coals must be extinguished and disposed of in receptacles provided by the park.
Park-provided charcoal grills may be found at the following picnic areas:
Only liquid fuel stoves are permitted in Haypress Campground, Hawk Campground and Bicentennial Campground. Campers staying at Bicentennial Campground may use charcoal in the barbecue grills in the nearby Battery Wallace picnic area.
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