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?
That the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park is the repository for the original San Francisco Marine Exchange cards that were used to track vessel arrivals into San Francisco? This collection, (HDC 0559, SAFR 18592) also includes ledger books that record vessels arriving into and departing from San Francisco. More...