• View of the Golden Gate Bridge, taken from the Marin Headlands, looking towards San Francisco at sunrise.

    Golden Gate

    National Recreation Area California

Fort Baker Accessible Cell Phone Tour

You may download the accessible tour guide, audio and transcripts.

Download the tour guide:
One-hour accessible tour guide (formatted to 8.5x14 page) 127kb pdf

Download the audio tour mp3 files:
Click on Accessible_Tour_Audio_mp3.zip to download onto your computer; once it has downloaded, extract the files in your file browser.

Download a transcript of the tour: select your format below:
.pdf (200kb), .doc (75kb)

Natural and Pre-Army History Stops

1# - The first inhabitants (Coast Miwok)
22# - First Spanish contact
2# - Making of San Francisco Bay
23# - Geology of Fort Baker
3# - Grassland ecology
24# - Mission blue butterfly
4# - The Mexican period
10# - Planted and native trees
26# - Eucalyptus stands
17# - Where the bay meets the sea

Cultural History Stops

5# - Defending San Francisco harbor
25# - Battery Yates (1906)
6# - Fort Baker Army Post history
7# - Organization of the post
8# - Innovations in post life
21# - A soldier’s account (1901)
9# - Sustainable Fort Baker
32# - Battery Cavallo (1872)
34# - World War II boat repair shop
35# - Golden Gate Bridge
36# - World War II mine planting

Did You Know?

Fort Baker hospital building

During the early 20th century, the army relied on standardized architectural plans to construct different types of buildings. That is why Fort Baker Building 533 and the Fort Mason GGNRA headquarters’ building look so similar: they were both constructed in 1902 as hospitals.