• 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.

Current Fire Information

Wildfires:

There are no fires burning in Golden Gate National Recreation Area at this time.

Prescribed fires:

There are no prescribed fires in progress at this time. For e-mail notification when burn days are scheduled, call 415-464-5133.

Fires Outside the Park

Information about fires at other National Park Service sites is available on NPS Fire News.

Information about large fires throughout the U.S. is available on InciWeb.

The national Situation Report (PDF - file size changes daily) provides a summary of fire activity across the U.S. by geographic area.

Daily Fire Danger:

Call the Golden Gate Fire Danger Hotline at 415-561-7400 to find out today's fire danger.

Depending on the current fire danger, the following types of heat sources will be permitted (YES) or prohibited (NO):

FIRE DANGER RATING

Self-contained
gas stoves
in designated campgrounds & picnic areas
Park provided grills in designated campgrounds & picnic areas Self-contained charcoal barbeques (eg. Webers) Muir Beach &
Kirby Cove
open pitfires
in fire rings

LOW

YES

YES

YES

YES

MODERATE

YES

YES

YES

YES

HIGH

YES

YES

YES

NO

VERY HIGH

EXTREME

-or-

RED FLAG WARNING

YES

NO

NO

NO


SPARE THE AIR DAY


YES

NO

NO

NO


Beach Fire and Campfire Regulations

Under Extreme fire danger conditions:

* Smoking is banned on all park trails and back country areas of the park.
* Smoking is banned entirely at Muir Woods National Monument

At all times, regardless of current fire danger:

* Ground fires are not permitted
* Never leave a fire unattended
* Extinguish all fires with water prior to departure
* Firewood gathering is prohibited
* The possession or discharge of fireworks is prohibited
* Report all wildfires immediately
* Ask a park ranger for further information

Weather:

National Weather Service forecast for Muir Beach, CA

National Weather Service forecast for Ocean Beach, San Francisco, CA

National Weather Service Fire Weather Planning Forecast for the San Francisco Bay Area and Central California Coast

National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area/Monterey Forecast Office Fire Weather Zones

National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area/Monterey Forecast Office

National Weather Service California Fire Weather

National Weather Service National Fire Weather Page

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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.