Q: Where do I go for more information for Camping, RVs, Trailer, Day Use, Cabins, Group Sites, Boat Sites or Horse Sites?
A: Recreation.gov, part of the Recreation One-Stop E-Gov initiative, offers and provides a single point of access to information about Federal recreational activities and reservations. It provides a comprehensive source of information about thousands of Federal recreation opportunities. Information about recreation opportunities on Federal lands is displayed based on the interests of the customer, not centered on the agency providing the recreation opportunity.
Q: How do I get to Golden Gate National Recreation Area managed park sites?
A: Golden Gate National Recreation Area is comprised of more than 82,000 acres. The park spans across three counties. See our Directions webpage, view or download maps, or visit Places to Go to learn about park sites.
Q: How do I get to the Conservatory of Flowers, Japanese Tea Garden, or California Academy of Sciences?
A: Those particular areas are part of Golden Gate Park which is managed by the city and county of San Francisco and is not affilitated with the National Park Service. For more information, please visit the city's website at: http://sfrecpark.org/
Q: Where can I park my RV?
A: Unfortunately, Golden Gate National Parks does not have the facilities to handle RV's.
Q: Where can I find out more information about the Golden Gate Bridge?
A: The Golden Gate Bridge is managed by the Golden Gate Bridge District, please visit their site for more information: www.goldengatebridge.org
Q: How can I request brochures or park passport stamps or Junior Ranger materials?
A: Yes. Please email us your mailing address so we can send you some brochures about the park or if you're local, drop by one of our visitor centers for more information. Please do not send cash, checks, or self addressed stamped envelopes with your request. Unfortunately, we are unable to mail internationally.
To expedite the process, please format your address in your email as shown below:
Q: How do I get a copy of my Incident Report (Police Report)?
A: If you need a copy of your Incident Report, please contact the appropriate agency either United States Park Police (dark blue uniforms) or NPS Vistor Resource Protection (green and grey uniforms). Requester must complete the Certification of Identity and Consent Form 10-945, then sign, date, and return completed form to obtain copies of their motor vehicle accident reports and other records from the Incident Management Analysis and Reporting System (IMARS) as a Privacy Act "routine use". Social Security numbers and tribal identification numbers will not be released unless the Social Security number or tribal identification number belongs to you, the requester.
To complete the Certification of Identity and Consent Form 10-945:
If you want the report sent to a third party (i.e. insurance company, lawyer):
The NPS may release documents pertaining to traffic accidents, personal injuries, or the loss/damage of property under the Privacy Act to:
Please note, the documents will only be released if their release will not:
Q: Need more search options?
A: The information you are seeking may already be available on-line. Before making a FOIA request, you may wish to conduct a search of agencies’ websites to see what is already publicly available.
Q: Still haven't found an answer to your question?
A: Please visit our extended list of frequently asked questions.
Last updated: May 1, 2023