• A section of the bowsprint and figurehead on the bow of BALCLUTHA.

    San Francisco Maritime

    National Historical Park California

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  • Hyde Street Pier Closed Mondays through Thursdays (July 24 - August 20)

    For public safety, Hyde Street Pier will be closed mid-pier Mondays - Thursdays from July 24 - August 20 during replacement of Eureka's mooring piles. There is no access to the historic ships. The visitor center, Maritime Museum & Aquatic Park are open. More »


The National Park Service has announced the release of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Extension of F-Line Streetcar Service to Fort Mason Center. The project would lengthen the historic streetcar F-line from Fisherman's Wharf to the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park (SF Maritime NHP) and on to the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA), ending at the Fort Mason Center. For more information about the project, including links to the FEIS in Adobe Acrobat (pdf) format, please visit http://parkplanning.nps.gov/streetcarextension.

Cultural Landscape Report: Aquatic Park 2010 (36 MB, PDF, 216 pages)

Beyond the Golden Gate, A Maritime History of California, Historic Resources Study, San Francisco Maritime NHP, May 2012 (4.6 MB, PDF)

Environmental Assessment Rehabilitate Failing Amphitheater Structure in Aquatic Park National Historic Landmark District April 2006 (1.9 MB, PDF)

General Management Plan 1997 (1.2 MB, PDF)

General Management Plan 1997 (HTML)

C. A. Thayer Environmental Assessment 2002 (990 KB, PDF)

C. A. Thayer Environmental Assessment 2002 (HTML)

2006 Business Plan Summary (550 KB, PDF)

2006 Business Plan (6.2 MB, PDF)

Aquatic Park Cultural Landscape Inventory 2001 (12.9 MB, PDF)

Aquatic Park Amphitheater Focused Historic Structure Report 2005 (8.9 MB, PDF)

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Clipper card, SAFR 16981

Clipper cards were small, often colorful cards issued to advertise specific voyages from one port to another, usually from Boston or New York to San Francisco. Their heyday was the late 1850s to early 1860s. More...