• 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.

36 CFR §4.10: Travel on Park Roads & Routes

(a) Park roads, open for travel by motor vehicle are those indicated below, and/or as indicated in the following publication or document:

Park maps and brochures can be found on www.nps.gov/goga.

(b) The following routes and/or areas, designated pursuant to special regulations, are open for off-road vehicle travel under the terms and conditions noted:

Electric powered mobility assistance devices (e.g. electric scooters, wheelchairs, Segway devices) for the purpose of transporting persons with disabilities are permitted on park roadways and walkways.

The use of Segways and motorized scooters as a mobility assistive device, as outlined above, must also adhere to the following:

  • No person under 16 years of age may operate Segways, without adult supervision
  • A person shall operate any mobility assistive device in a safe and responsible manner; maximum speed will not exceed more than 12 miles per hour, so as not to endanger one's self or other park visitors.
  • A person riding any mobility assistive device on a sidewalk, while crossing a roadway in a crosswalk, entering or exiting an elevator, boarding a vessel, or on any other surface shall have all the rights and duties applicable to a pedestrian under CA VC § 467, except that the mobility assistive device operator must always yield to other pedestrians. Vessel boarding's are the only exception - users on any mobility assistive device will board first, be allowed time to park and secure such device and be the last to exit.

Did You Know?

Cavallo Point Lodge

The U.S. Green Building Council awarded a LEED Gold standard status for environmentally sustainable design and construction to the Cavallo Point Lodge. Cavallo Point, located at historic Fort Baker, comprises of 34 buildings on 45 acres and is the first national park lodge to achieve this standard.