• 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.

Your Dollars At Work

One of the many projects completed by your Recreation Fee dollars.

New restroom constructed at Fort Point.

Steve Turpie - NPS

The National Park Service collects Recreation Fees under the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (FLREA). Recreation Fees provide a vital source of revenue for improving facilities and services for park visitors.

 
New Chapel Trail at Fort Baker.

The new Chapel Trail at Fort Baker.

Steve Griswold - NPS

Eighty percent of Recreation Fees improve the parks in which they are collected and the remaining twenty percent is distributed systemwide. Your dollars will rehabilitate trails, stabilize historic buildings on Alcatraz Island, construct new restrooms, restore native plants, replace dilapadated information kiosks, improve accessibility, provide park brochures, upgrade park roads, and the list continues to grow.

Did You Know?

image of historic silverware from Alcatraz Island

The GGNRA museum collection, one of the larger and more diverse museum collections in the National Park Service system, contains historic documents, photographs, natural history specimens, archeological artifacts, fine and decorative art objects, furniture, vehicles, uniforms and historic firearms.