• 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

Fort Baker: Publications

Fort Baker

Fort Baker brochure
(Updated June 2008)
Learn about the last military site in the San Francisco Bay Area that was transferred to Golden Gate National Parks. Find out its early history and what you can see during your visit.

Fort Baker Parade Ground Walk: Innovations in Army Post Life
Fort Baker History Walk:
Innovations in Army Post Life

This self-guided publication takes you through the history of Fort Baker and an analysis of the military buildings. (Updated: 6/2008)
Fort Baker History Walk: Horseshoe Cove
Fort Baker History Walk: Horseshoe Cove, A Water Haven in San Francisco Bay

Learn this history about one of the newest areas to the park at your own pace. This self-guided walk explores the histories behind Fort Baker.
Marin Headlands/Fort Baker Map

Marin Headlands/Fort Baker Map(Updated: 06/2008)

Trail map of the Marin Headlands. Includes features such as Point Bonita Lighthouse, NIKE Missile Site, Marin Headlands Visitor Center, Cavallo Point—The Lodge at Golden Gate, Institute at the Golden Gate, the Marine Mammal Center, Bay Area Discovery Museum, Fort Baker, Tennessee Valley, and Fort Cronkhite.

Did You Know?

Franciscan rocks of the Golden Gate Headlands

Studies in the Franciscan Complex in the San Francisco area were instrumental in providing scientists with an understanding of subduction processes and their geologic results.