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 »
Fort Baker Accessibility
Accessible and Designated Accessible Parking Stalls
Accessible Portable Toilet
As you enter Fort Baker there is a designated accessible parking space located near the usable fishing pier. There is another designated accessible parking space located near the waterfront. There are two accessible parking stalls located on East Road, one at each accessible overlook.
Inside the Park:
The Fort Baker fishing pier is usable, please proceed with caution. Located near the fishing pier is an accessible portable toilet. The overlooks along East Road are accessible; both contain accessible benches and one contains an accessible picnic table. Both overlooks provide breathtaking views of the San Francisco Bay.
For more information about Fort Baker click here. The National Park Service is striving to make your experience as accessible as possible. Please feel free to submit comments and suggestions via email by clicking here or by calling the Marin Headlands Visitor Center at 415-331-1540. Individuals who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, deaf/blind or have speech disabilities may utilize the following Federal Relay Service numbers:
(800) 877-8339 Federal Relay Service
(877) 877-6280 VCO
(877) 877-8982 Speech to Speech
(800) 845-6136 Spanish
(866) 893-8340 TeleBraille
The Golden Gate National Recreation Area is working on a project to enhance the Fort Baker Waterfront. Preliminary designs are underway and the project will include increased accessible parking, an accessible overlook, and an accessible promenade.
Did You Know?
Golden Gate National Parks participates in the National Park Service Passport Program. Here in our park, we have 9 different cancellation stamps available at Alcatraz, Muir Woods NM, Marin Headlands, Fort Point NHS, Presidio, Fort Mason, Cliff House, Crissy Field Center and Fort Funston.