Doing Business With The Park

Golden Gate National Recreation Area strives to help enable the National Park Service mission by utilizing sound business practices in management of limited commercial opportunities, in-park partnerships, special park uses and the resulting revenues.

Please note that the information provided herein is exclusively related to Golden Gate National Recreation Area (including Muir Woods, Alcatraz, Fort Point, Crissy Field and Baker Beach) and San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park. We do not administer business opportunities with the Presidio Trust, California State Parks such as Mt. Tamalpias or Angel Island, municipal parks such as Golden Gate Park, or the Fort Mason Center.

Special Park Use Permits
GGNRA issues permits for special uses such as cultural programs, picnics, wedding ceremonies, festivals, athletic events, film and photography projects, etc. Click here to learn more about special park use permits.
Commercial Use Authorizations
GGNRA issues commercial use authorizations for commercial carriers, outdoor fitness operators, and guided services. Click here to learn more about CUAs.
Temporary Food Event (TFE) Permits
GGNRA issues permits for Temporary Food Events that are open to the public. In order to obtain a TFE Permit at GGNRA, the person or organization coordinating an event must first get a Special Use Permit from or sign a contract with Fort Mason Center (FMC). Click here to learn more about Temporary Food Events.
Other Business Opportunities

2014 GGNRA Report to the Community - Please click here to download


Contact Information

The Business Management Division office is located at park headquarters in Fort Mason, Building 201. Feel free to e-mail or call the Business Management Division at (415) 561-4948 with questions about these or any other business opportunities within GGNRA.

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Thank you for your interest in Golden Gate National Recreation Area, a unit of your National Park Service.

Last updated: September 13, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Golden Gate National Recreation Area
Building 201, Fort Mason

San Francisco, CA 94123-0022


(415) 561-4700
Pacific West Region Information Center (415) 561-4700 Special Event & Commercial Film Permits (415) 561-4300

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