• 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.

Historic and Contemporary Events Image Gallery

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger responds to the 2007 Cosco Busan oil spill
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger responds to the 2007 Cosco Busan oil spill at press conference at Fort Mason
NPS/Craig Glassner

Albums in this gallery showcase images from a vast range of events on lands now part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area including the 2007 Cosco Busan Oil Spill, the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exhibition, 1906 Earthquake, notable visitors, and troop activity relating to the Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, and more.

Images within these albums may be used for any legitimate non-commercial public or press use with proper credit given to the National Park Service. If you have any questions or additional information on the historic images, please contact the Park Archives and Records Center’s reference archivist at 415-561-2807 or e-mail us. For information regarding the comtemporary images please contact the Public Affairs Office.


Did You Know?

Seafloor rocks exposed at the Marin Headlands

To take a hike on the seafloor, explore any of the trails around the Golden Gate headlands, where you are surrounded by slabs of ocean crust that have crept thousands of kilometers on a tectonic journey to end on dry land.