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 »
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.