• 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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    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.

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?

Melange blocks at the Presidio

Mélange underlies much of Golden Gate and is a mixture of rocks created by tectonic activity in and near a subduction zone.