Temporary Closure of Waters Around Alcatraz Island
From 7/3 to 9/22 a 500’ marine buffer zone is in effect, closing the perimeter of Alcatraz Island to all private vessels to protect nesting seabirds during America's Cup racing. Tours to Alcatraz continue as usual during the races. More »
Muir Beach (but not nearby Muir Woods) closed July 8-November 2013, but local businesses are open
Though Muir Beach is closed from July 8-November 2013 due to construction, the PELICAN INN IS OPEN. Restrooms and parking are not available at Muir Beach. 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 »
Marin Parklands Image Gallery
The Marin Parklands encompass GGNRA areas in on the northern side of the Golden Gate as well as in the Bay. These varied landscapes range from historic dairy farms to Nike missile sites. In this gallery, explore the Marin Headlands (including Stinson Beach and Wolf Ridge), Fort Baker (including Batteries Yates, Cavallo, Spencer, and Duncan), Fort Barry (including the SF-88 Nike site, Batteries Mendell and Alexander, and the Point Bonita lighthouse), Fort Cronkhite (including Rodeo Beach and Battery Townsley), and Angel Island (Including Fort McDowell, various batteries, and the SF-91 Nike site).
Did You Know?
The Golden Gate Bridge’s two towers rise 746 feet, making them 191 feet taller than the Washington Monument, linking the Presidio of San Francisco to the Marin Headlands.