• East view from Crissy Field overlook with old Coast Guard station on left and city on right

    Presidio of San Francisco


Plan Your Visit

Montgomery Street barracks
Montgomery Street barracks on the Main Post Parade Ground

Welcome to the Presidio!

Use the links on the left to get the information you need to plan your trip to the Presidio. Whether you want to hike or bike, view historic military architecture, explore tidal marshes and beaches, or take in a ranger-led program, there is something for everyone.

Did You Know?

Albert Sidney Johnston

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.