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 »
Whatever you are looking for in a national park, chances are Golden Gate has it. There are so many trails, historic structures, natural areas, and public programs in the Golden Gate National Park that the hardest thing to do is decide which one to try. Check out some of the nearby attractions brought to you by our park partners.
MUSEUMS & ATTRACTIONS
557 McReynolds Road
Hours: Tuesday–Friday, 9 AM–4 PM; Saturday & Sunday, 10 AM–5 PM; closed Mondays (except when noted)
Hours: Tuesday–Sunday, 10 AM–5 PM (Closed Mondays, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day)
2000 Bunker Road
Hours: See website for times and directions.
104 Montgomery Street
Hours: Wednesday–Monday, 10 AM–6 PM (Closed every Tuesday, January 1, July 4, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day)
601 Murray Circle
701 Tennessee Valley Rd
Did You Know?
Nearly half of the serpentinite found in North America is located in California, making it a natural choice for the state rock.