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 »
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?
Animals once served as important members of a ship's crew. Even though many of them worked to control pests or provide food, their main function was to serve as ship's mascot. The dogs, cats, birds, monkeys, and even bear cubs that went to sea as mascots, can often be seen in formal crew portraits. More...