Fort Mason Accessibility
Sections of the Historic Walk are Accessible
To download a copy of the Historic Walk Brochure click here. Stops 1, 3, 7, 8, and 9 are located on accessible routes. Stops 2, 4, 5, and 6 are usable.
The entry points at Bay and Franklin, Bay and Laguna, and Bay and Octavia are accessible to pedestrians. If you are arriving in a vehicle there are accessible parking spaces scattered throughout Fort Mason. The parking lot in front of Building 201 contains an accessible space and a designated accessible space. The designated accessible space located at the rear of Building 201 provides access to the accessible ramp. There is an accessible parking space located adjacent to the Chapel. There are accessible spaces located in front of the Officers Club. There is an accessible parking stall located in front of the Hostel as well. In the Southwest parking lot located behind Building 101 there are accessible stalls that serve Building 102 and the Great Meadow. In addition, there are accessible stalls located in other areas of Fort Mason as well.
Inside the Park:
The pathways surrounding the Great Meadow are accessible. For accessible entry into the Great Meadow enter from the intersections of Bay and Franklin, Bay and Octavia, Bay and Laguna, or from McArthur St within Fort Mason. There is an accessible restroom and accessible benches located within the Great Meadow.
We hope that you have enjoyed your experience at Fort Mason. For more information pertaining to Fort Mason click here. The National Park Service is striving to make your experience as accessible as possible. Please feel free to submit comments and suggestions by calling 415-561-4700 or email us by clicking here. 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
Did You Know?
Alcatraz Island is the site of a large colony of Western Gulls (Larus occidentalis), the gull species that inhabits the Oregon and California coast. Individuals mate for life and come together each year on Alcatraz to defend their historic territory and raise three chicks.