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

    San Francisco Maritime

    National Historical Park California

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  • Ferryboat EUREKA closed for maintenance.

    Ferryboat EUREKA is closed for maintenance. The gangway that links the ship to the pier is being repaired.

Park Planning

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.


The National Park Service (NPS) has concluded that it must proceed with the dismantling of the Wapama, a National Historic Landmark wooden ship, because of the vessel's deteriorated condition and hazardous state. This action is pursuant to the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park General Management Plan (GMP)/Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Record of Decision of October 9, 1997. More information about the action, and the ability to comment online, is available through this link http://parkplanning.nps.gov/wapama

Did You Know?

Fog envelopes San Francisco Bay, leaving only the top of the Golden Gate Bridge visible.

“The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco.” Many attribute this phrase to Mark Twain, however the origin is unknown. It is a good thing to remember when visiting San Francisco Maritime during the summer. Don’t forget a coat, as the summer fog keeps temperatures in the city cool.