• 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 Point Accessibility

Accessible Features

 
Accessible Parking
Accessible Restrooms
Accessible Entrance
Accessible First Floor (under construction)
Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs)
Tactile Orientation Maps
Open Captioning

Click here to download the Fort Point Audio Described Brochure


Upon Arrival:

As you arrive at Fort Point you will pass a restroom facility on your left. This restroom is accessible and there is an accessible parking stall located nearby. The parking lot has additional accessible stalls located near the entry to the Fort. The entrance to the Fort is accessible.


Inside the Park:

The first floor of the Fort is generally accessible. Construction is underway to correct deficiencies within the first floor to ensure that it is accessible for visitors with mobility impairments. Tactile Orientation Maps are provided on each level of the Fort. Assistive Listening Devices are provided for the Ranger Led Tours, videos shown in the theater and the Golden Gate Bridge Exhibit. Please ask a Ranger for assistance.

Departure:

We hope that you have enjoyed your experience at Fort Point. For more information pertaining to Fort Point click here. The National Park Service is striving to make your experience as accessible as possible. Please feel free to submit comments and suggestions to 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



Update:

Golden Gate National Recreation Area is working on a virtual tour application which will provide programmatic access to the second, third, and fourth floors of the Fort.

Did You Know?

Photo of gull chicks breaking our of an egg in a nest.

After incubation lasting four weeks, a gull chick breaks out of its egg without assistance from its parents. At hatching, the chick is fully covered with down and is soon able to open its eyes and stand up to walk about the nest.