• 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.

Ocean Beach Accessibility

Accessible Features

Generally Accessible Promenade

Beach Wheelchairs are available upon request, click here

Note: The parking lots adjacent to Ocean Beach are owned by the City of San Francisco.

Upon Arrival:

As you arrive at Ocean Beach you will encounter several parking areas which are owned by the City of San Francisco.

Inside the Park:

Golden Gate National Recreation Area has constructed accessible routes which led from the parking lots to the Promenade. The Ocean Beach promenade is generally accessible. During serve weather conditions areas of the promenade may become covered in sand. There are generally accessible restrooms located at the corner of Sloat and the Great Highway.

Beach wheelchairs are available upon request, click here.


The National Park Service is striving to make your experience as accessible as possible. Please feel free to submit comments and suggestions via email by clicking here or by calling the Pacific West Region Information Center at 415-561-4700. 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?

Fossil radiolarian shells

The ornate skeletons of Radiolaria inspired the entrance design of the Paris World Exposition in 1900.