• View of the Golden Gate Bridge, taken from the Marin Headlands, looking across the bay back towards San Francisco, seen in the distance.

    Golden Gate

    National Recreation Area California

Directions

Golden Gate National Recreation Area is composed of many unique sites, so be sure to check the maps section for your visit. Golden Gate is accessible by:

Plane
San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose International Airports service the San Francisco Bay Area.

Car
Golden Gate NRA can be reached by Highways 1, 101 and 280 from the north and south San Francisco Bay Area, and by Highway 880 from the East Bay.

Do you plan to travel to the park in an alternative fuel vehicle? If so, good for you! Your actions help us reduce greenhouse gas emissions and reduce petroleum use. Plan your trip with the Alternative Fueling Station Locator from the Department of Energy (use zip code 94123 to search).

Public Transportation
There are various bus lines that run to and through the park. To get the best information on transit to the park areas you are interested in visiting, refer to the public transit information site: www.511.org

 
Transit & Trails

Transit & Trails
Transit and Trails connects you to the Bay Area’s parks and open spaces by helping you Find, Plan and Share your outdoor adventures. Locate trailheads near you (or any location) and they will help you get there on public transportation or get the directions you need to walk, bike, or drive there.

Did You Know?

Coyote in Presidio of San Francisco.

In the spring of 2003, at least one pair of coyotes was seen repeatedly in the Presidio of San Francisco.