Permits & Reservations


For information on permits for filming, events and other special uses at Fort Point visit the Golden Gate National Recreation Area Permits page.

Permits may be required for filming and still photography that will affect the experience of other visitors, however individuals taking still photos in public areas without props, sets, or models do not require a permit.


Reservations are required for the Fort's Pier Crabbing Demonstration in the summer and Candlelight Tours in the winter. Programs fill quickly, so call early.

To sign up call: (415) 556-1693 - Leave a message and we will call you back to confirm.
Currently, we do not have the capacity to handle faxes or email reservations.

Pier Crabbing Demonstrations are on select Saturdays from 10 a.m.-12 noon, March through October.

The Candlelight Tours run November through February. We begin taking reservations on October 1st and programs fill quickly.

Check the Guided Tours page for more on Pier Crabbing and Candlelight Tour dates.

Last updated: March 10, 2016

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Mailing Address:

Fort Point National Historic Site
Building 201, Fort Mason

San Francisco, CA 94123


(415) 504-2334

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