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 »
Golden Gate National Recreation Area
Now you can obtain a copy of our official map and guide online. Pick up a copy of our web edition now prior to your visit to the park.
Click here to download a zipped file of the audio described Golden Gate NRA Brochure onto your computer; once it has downloaded, extract the files in your file browser.
Presidio of San Francisco Pad Map
NPS / HFC
Map of the GGNRA Park Boundaries
Overall Golden Gate National Parks boundaries map, showing all areas covered, between Marin County to San Mateo County.
NPS / HFC
Map of Areas of Interests
This is a close-up map of the Golden Gate National Parks, featuring sites specific to the general San Francisco Bay Area. Sites include: Alcatraz, Muir Woods National Monument, Fort Point National Historic Site, Marin Headlands, Point Bonita Lighthouse, NIKE Missile Site, Fort Baker, Fort Mason, Presidio of San Francisco, Cliff House, Lands End, Ocean Beach, China Beach, Baker Beach, and even Fort Funston.Click here for more information on the various sites within the park.
Marin Headlands/Fort Baker Color Map (Updated July 2013)
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.
Map of Fort Mason
Includes features such as Fort Mason Center, Black Point Battery, Hostelling International, Pacific West Region Information Center, Park Headquarters for Golden Gate National Parks and Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy.
Phleger Estate Map
Trail map of the Phleger Estate located in Woodside, California located in San Mateo County.
Trail Map of Muir Woods
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy
Map of Crissy Field and vicinity
Click here for a link to the Crissy Field Center website.
Map of Lands End
Did You Know?
Even if California and the West gets more rainfall with global warming, earlier snow melt and hotter summers will likely produce more drought stress, increasing susceptibility to pathogens and invasive species.