• 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.

Tours with Accessible Features

Alcatraz Audio Described Cell House Tour

The Alcatraz Audio Described Cell House Tour was designed to provide visitors with vision impairments the ability to self-navigate through the cell house. The tour is approximately 1.5 hours long. You may request an audio described version of the tour at the Cell House. There are several tactile markers and a tactile replica of the bar spreader used in the famous escape. For more information about the tour and Alcatraz click here.

The Fort Baker Cell Phone Tour

The Fort Baker Cell Phone Tour includes an accessible route. To learn more about the Fort Baker Cell Phone Tour and to download the brochure or audio recording click here.

Nike Missile Site Guided Tour

The guided tours at the Nike Missile Site are generally accessible to visitors with mobility impairments. Some of the exhibits are tactile, including a scale replica of a missile. For more information about the Nike Missile Site click here.

 

Did You Know?

Franciscan rocks of the Golden Gate Headlands

Studies in the Franciscan Complex in the San Francisco area were instrumental in providing scientists with an understanding of subduction processes and their geologic results.