Tunnel to Marin Headlands Closed
The tunnel on Bunker Road from Alexander Avenue in Sausalito towards the Marin Headlands is closed for construction. Please follow the detour signs to Conzelman Road (just above the north end of the Golden Gate Bridge) to go up over the hill. More »
Muir Beach (but not nearby Muir Woods) parking lot closed June-November 2013
Muir Beach parking lot will be closed from June-November 2013 due to construction. Restrooms or nearby parking will not be available at Muir Beach during this period. 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 »
Welcome to the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Please feel free to check out our award winning Park Newspaper, Park Adventures which lists upcoming ranger programs and events.
We also provide content for the press here, including news releases, how to contact Public Affairs, and digital press kits.
Park Adventures Ends in Print, More Adventures Begin Online
By Michele Gee, Chief of Interpretation and Education, Golden Gate National Parks
STANDING AMONG THE HISTORIC BATTERIES and forts that overlook the Golden Gate, it can feel like time is standing still. You might feel that not much has changed in the parks' 40 year history-after all, their beauty remains unmatched and undiminished. Then the cell phone of the person next to you goes off, blaring a Justin Bieber song. Another person is taking a photo with her smartphone and updating her Facebook status. No, time has not stood still.
Thank you for visiting our parks. We hope you enjoy your next destination, online or on the trail!
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(March, April, May)
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Did You Know?
Immediately after the San Francisco earthquake, on April 18, 1906, General Frederick Funston coordinated much of the emergency rescue and relief efforts directly out of his residence at Fort Mason.