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

    San Francisco Maritime

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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 »

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A view of the Aquatic Park Historic District which includes a lawn area, flowerbeds, benches, a promenade along the waterfront, and a spectacular view of the Aquatic Park lagoon and San Francisco Bay.

The Aquatic Park Historic Landmark District (looking west), with the cable car turn around in the foreground, the Aquatic Park Bathhouse building in the background, and the beach and lagoon on the right.

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Dogs on leashes are welcome in the Aquatic Park Historic Landmark District, except they are not allowed on the beach.

Dogs are not allowed on Hyde Street Pier, or on the historic ships.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Did You Know?

A view of the long, pointed bowsprint of the schooner THAYER that extends from the bow over the water.

The spar extending from the bow of the 1895 lumber schooner CA THAYER, is 59 feet long, with its rigging weighs 8,500 pounds, and is made of a single piece of Douglas fir. More...