National Park Service, GGNRA
From 1921 to 1936 Crissy Army Airfield was the center of West Coast military aviation. During these years of explosive advances in air power, pilots from Crissy performed maneuvers and mock battles, flew endurance flights, surveyed the west by air, and scouted for forest fires.
A major restoration of the airfield area was completed in 2001.
Tips and Highlights
A Monumental Restoration Effort
Dungeness Crabs (Cancer magister)
Visit Crissy Field
Did You Know?
In the aftermath of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, nearly 250,000 people were left homeless. The Army responded quickly, establishing refugee camps on the Presidio and organizing relief efforts.