Reptiles and amphibians are largely the unseen wildlife of the Presidio. Most species in these groups are uncommon or rare in the Presidio. Amphibians are most commonly found in riparian habitats or near ponds. The list below includes species that have been reported here in the past 15 years.
Select a common name below to learn more about that species
Did You Know?
In 1872, there was a proposal in Congress for the Presidio to become a San Francisco city park. The Army reported that 800 acres were required for national defense, provided barracks be relocated. Despite Congressman Cole's attempts, however, the Presidio reservation remained intact.