GGNRA's more than 80,000 acres have been witness to humanity for thousands of years. The landscape itself inspired and influenced the events that occurred over time. Golden Gate National Recreation Area has been a native home, a battleground of human conflict and ideas, a destination, a place of recovery, and more.
Exploring these stories gives us new insight into what has made GGNRA into the place it is today.
Learn more about Golden Gate’s various themes and stories:
Defending and Protecting the Bay Area
Political Activity on Park Lands
Farming, Transportation & Recreation
The National Park Service Story
Last updated: April 15, 2019