The days that Fort Point is open change on a seasonal basis. Please check our Operating Hours & Seasons page for the latest information.
The weather at Fort Point is almost always cool, damp and windy; especially in the summer. So bring layers for comfort at the fort year round.
There is a small bookstore in the fort where you can buy historical books, photos and souvenirs. National Park passes are also available at the bookstore.
Permits and reservations may be needed for some activities at Fort Point.
Pets are not allowed inside of Fort Point, but are allowed outside, on the grounds.
Photography at the Fort
Fort Point is a great location for both professional and hobbyist photographers, but please respect other visitors and the historic fort while doing so. A permit is needed if your photography will adversely affect other visitors' access or experience at the site.
Rules include the following:
Last updated: June 3, 2021