Park Brochure and Map
The tour begins at Hyde Street Pier and continues west to Lower Fort Mason. Rest spots along the route offer stunning views of the Golden Gate Bridge, the Marin Headlands, Angel and Alcatraz Islands and the East Bay Hills.
The walk takes approximately 45 minutes and is three-quarters of a mile (1.2 kilometers).
Did You Know?
Loading ports are small, watertight doors in a ship's hull that lead directly into the hold. Lumber could be more easily loaded into the hold through these ports rather than through the smaller hatches on the deck. These ports had to be caulked shut before the ship put to sea. More...