• 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.

Fire Education - Publications

Park Publications
 
Fire & Fuels (park newspaper)
 
Eucalyptus (park newspaper)
 
Managing Eucalyptus (brochure) (1,172 KB PDF)
 
Special Sections in the Marin Independent Journal
 

Do You Have Defensible Space? - August 23, 2003

NOTE: The phone number for the Marin County Fire Department public information line posted on page 4 is incorrect. The correct phone number is (415) 499-7191.

 
People, Parks & Fire - October 5, 2002
 

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Did You Know?

Photo of Western Gulls (Larus occidentalis).

Alcatraz Island is the site of a large colony of Western Gulls (Larus occidentalis), the gull species that inhabits the Oregon and California coast. Individuals mate for life and come together each year on Alcatraz to defend their historic territory and raise three chicks.