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?
The brick building that houses the Visitor Center was built in 1908. It was originally constructed as a warehouse for the California Fruit Canners Association. The building was was given Landmark Status in 1975.