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 »
Through the centuries, many famous and interesting personalities have left their mark on the Presidio and our country. Use the links to the left to view brief biographical sketches of some of those figures that have left a lasting legacy at the Presidio.
Did You Know?
In 1776, Father Pedro Font wrote,
"The port of San Francisco...is a marvel of nature, and might well be called a harbor of harbors...And I think if it could be well settled like Europe there would not be anything more beautiful in all the world."