• 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.

FOIA: Reading Room

Welcome to the Golden Gate National Recreation Area FOIA Reading Room!

Here you may review responsive documents to some of the Freedom of Information Act requests received by the park. For a complete list of requests by fiscal year, and their status, refer to the FOIA Log. The current fiscal year log is updated regularly.

Some information in the Reading Room is considered "raw data"-collected by park staff and volunteers and not yet analyzed. Some information is analyzed and presented in the form of final reports.


FOIA activity by fiscal year

2012 FOIA Log (PDF, 263K) Description and status of FY2012 FOIA requests

2011 FOIA Log (PDF, 230K) Descripton and status of FY2011 FOIA requests

Transmittal letters and some frequently requested documents may be posted below as they are made available to requestors.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the size of some of these scanned files, please allow ample time to download. Type and size of file in parentheses.


FY2012 FOIA Requests by Tracking Number:

FOIA 2012-00142








FOIA-2011-00257 & APPEAL 2011-0074






Did You Know?

Alcatraz Island with the cellhouse located to the right of the watertower.

Alcatraz Island is one of the designated National Historic Landmark Districts and has over 1.4 million visitors, each year, from all over the world.