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 »
Where To Eat
San Francisco is a gastronomical mecca.The area is world-renowned for its hundreds of places to eat, featuring cuisine from around the world. The San Francisco Convention and Visitor Bureau has information on the range of dining options available to visitors to the park. Corner grocery stores and delicatessens are located in the commercial districts near the park.
There are also eating options in many destinations in the park.
Crissy Field Warming Hut (415) 561-3042 and Beach Hut Café (415) 561-7761. Perfect for beverages and soup and sandwiches after a walk along the Crissy Field shoreline.
Dish Café (415) 561-2336, Acre Café (415) 561-2273, Presidio Café (415) 561-4661, Presidio Bowling Center (415) 561-2695, Presidio Social Club (415) 885-1888, and Disney Museum Café (415) 345-6800. Good places for a meal while exploring the Presidio.
Land's End/Ocean Beach
Sutro's at the Cliff House. This elegant restaurant at the western edge of San Francisco features some of the most spectacular views in the park. Call for reservations, (415) 386-3330.
Louis' Restaurant. Great views and reasonable prices, (415) 887-6330.
Greens. This famous vegetarian restaurant is open for lunch and dinner and also serves beverages and pastries throughout the day. Take-out service is available during the day. (415) 771-6222
Cooks. Sandwiches and soups are featured at this small facility in Building B at Fort Mason Center. (415) 673-4137
The restaurant at the concessioner facility serves meals and snacks throughout the day (415) 388-7059.
Surfer's Grill. Open Daily 11:00 am to 5:00 pm (415) 868-1777
Did You Know?
The Pacific West Region of the National Park Service has a goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2016, the centennial of the Park Service.