Parks For The People

Experience a park so rich it supports 19 distinct ecosystems with over 2,000 plant and animal species. Go for a hike, enjoy a vista, have a picnic or learn about the centuries of overlapping history from California’s indigenous cultures, Spanish colonialism, the Mexican Republic, US military expansion and the growth of San Francisco. All of this and more awaits you, so get out and find your park.

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A UNESCO Biosphere Reserve

A highly diverse complex of terrestrial, coastal, and marine environments.

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International Site of Conscience

At GGNRA visitors can engage in a history and culture as varied and diverse as they are.

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Golden Gate App

How can I have more info in my pocket?

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Alcatraz Occupation, 1969-2019

In 1969 Indigenous activists occupied Alcatraz for 19 months. Learn more about the 50th anniversary and commemorative exhibit.

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Special Use Permits

How to get permits for picnics, beach fires, weddings, filming & other special events

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Most Dog-Friendly National Park

Learn more about where you can enjoy the park with your furry friends.

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Visitors with Disabilities

Find out what accessibility resources are available in Golden Gate NRA

Last updated: December 11, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Golden Gate National Recreation Area
Building 201, Fort Mason

San Francisco, CA 94123-0022


(415) 561-4700

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