Illustration by Inge Wessels
There's always something special going on for kids at the park.
Sing a sea chantey, create a maritime craft, earn a Junior Ranger badge, and take the wheel of a 19th century sailing ship.
Check the Schedule of Events for program dates and times.
Kids ages 5-12 can pick up a free Junior Ranger Program activity booklet at the ticket booth or in the Visitor Center. Learn about the park and earn a badge.
Explore the exhibits in the Visitor Center and stroll down Hyde Street Pier.
Have a picnic and play on the beach.
See if you can spot the ten most common birds that live at the park. Here is a check list with a FUN FACT about each one!
Did You Know?
A modern container ship slips behind Balclutha on its way to port. Ocean routes are still the major highways of the world. Balclutha, moored at San Francisco Maritime NHP, was an ocean-going cargo ship for 43 years, between 1886 and 1929.