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

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    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.

Fort Baker Walking Cell Phone Tour

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

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

Download the audio tour mp3 files:
Click on Walking_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

11# - Making of San Francisco Bay
12# - Grassland ecology
27# - The Mexican period
13# - The first inhabitants (Coast Miwok)
22# - First Spanish contact
14# - Planted and native trees
15# - Mission blue butterfly ecology
16# - Eucalyptus stands
17# - Where the bay meets the sea
18# - Geology of Fort Baker

Cultural History Stops

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
31# - Defending San Francisco harbor
32# - Battery Cavallo (1872)
33# - Battery Yates (1906)
34# - World War II boat repair shop
35# - Golden Gate Bridge
36# - World War II mine planting

Did You Know?

Presidio Trust & Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy

Golden Gate National Recreation Area works in partnership with the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy and the Presidio Trust in Volunteer Management. These creative partners have widened the scope of diversity and taken the program to a higher level.