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 »
Permit Application Forms
As of May 1, 2008, the permit office can no longer accept checks, cashier's checks or money orders. Payment must be made by credit card. If you do not have a credit card, please contact the permit office before turning in your application. Thank you.
Final payment cost will be determined after we receive your permit application. Application fees are due before your event is reserved on our calendar.
All filming and larger events require a certificate of liability insurance in the amount of one million dollars.
The three parties which must be named as additionally insured are:
And the form should include this address:
Forms may be faxed to the Office of Special Park Uses at 415-561-4305.
Did You Know?
By the 1850s, Fort Mason was established as a military installation and the buildings on Franklin Street, constructed between 1864 and 1913, are some of the earliest remaining buildings at Fort Mason.