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 »
Rancho: Frequently Asked Questions
When will Rancho Corral de Tierra ("Rancho") transfer to the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA)?
What will change when the property transfers?
How will people know what is open and closed?
What Rancho projects will the park be working on in 2012?
What will I be able to do at Rancho?
What about bicycles?
What about the stables and horses?
Will I be able to walk my dog on Rancho?
What will happen to the agricultural lands?
Who should I call to report an emergency?
For medical emergencies call 911
For non-medical emergencies call:
Local authorities may respond more quickly than park rangers. NPS Park Rangers will still respond for reporting medical or law enforcement issues.
For non-emergencies and to file a report with NPS Law Enforcement call (415) 561-5505.
Did You Know?
Crissy Field was named after Major Dana H. Crissy, a military aviator who lost his life in a 1919 cross-country aircraft flight?