• View of the Golden Gate Bridge, taken from the Marin Headlands, looking towards San Francisco at sunrise.

    Golden Gate

    National Recreation Area California

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  • Tunnel Closure

    The Barry/Baker tunnel on Bunker Road will be closed for maintenance during the weeks of 6/2 and 6/9. The tunnel will be open on the weekends. Please use Conzelman Road instead. More »

  • Muir Beach Overlook closure

    The Muir Beach Overlook will be closed for Accessibility improvements and trail upgrades from June 2 through July 21. Alternate viewpoints are available along Highway 1 between there and Stinson Beach.

Nearby Attractions

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.

Bay Area Discovery Museum

Bay Area Discovery Museum

557 McReynolds Road
(at Fort Baker)
Sausalito, CA 94965
(415) 339-3900

Hours: Tuesday–Friday, 9 AM–4 PM; Saturday & Sunday, 10 AM–5 PM; closed Mondays (except when noted)


The Exploratorium

Pier 15
San Francisco, CA 94111
(415) 528-4444

Hours: Tuesday–Sunday, 10 AM–5 PM (Closed Mondays, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day)

the Marine Mammal Center

the Marine Mammal Center

2000 Bunker Road
Marin Headlands
Sausalito, CA 94965
(415) 289-7325

Hours: See website for times and directions.

The Walt Disney Family Museum

The Walt Disney Family Museum

104 Montgomery Street
Presidio of San Francisco (at the Main Post)
San Francisco, CA 94129
(415) 345-6800

Hours: Wednesday–Monday, 10 AM–6 PM (Closed every Tuesday, January 1, July 4, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day)

Cavallo Point—the Lodge at the Golden Gate

Cavallo Point—the Lodge at the Golden Gate

601 Murray Circle
Fort Baker
Sausalito, CA 94965

Hostelling International

Hostelling International

San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf Hostel
Fort Mason, Building 240
San Francisco, CA 94123
(415) 771-7277

Marin Headlands Hostel
Fort Barry Building 941
Sausalito, CA 94965
(415) 331-2777



Miwok Livery Stables

Miwok Livery Stables

701 Tennessee Valley Rd
Marin Headlands
Mill Valley, CA 94941
(415) 383-8048

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.