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 »
Personal memories of places and events often provide the strongest connections between people and those places and events, and memories also offer differing perspectives on the past. The telling these stories is an excellent way for park rangers to connect visitors to the history of this special place.
You are invited to share your memories of the Presidio with the park service, and other users of this web site, who may have their own memories. Below are only a few of the many types of memories we would like you to share.
Were you at the Vietnam War Protests at the Presidio gates?
For military dependents looking to connect with others from their childhood try the link below:
Did You Know?
Colonel Albert Sidney Johnston, commander of the Pacific branch of the army, prepared the defenses of the San Francisco Bay and ordered the first garrison of Fort Point. Kentucky-born Johnston then resigned his commission to join the Confederate Army; he was killed at the battle of Shiloh in 1862.