Park Mission

The mission of Golden Gate National Recreation Area is to preserve and enhance the natural, historic and scenic resources of the lands north and south of the Golden Gate for the education, recreation and inspiration of people today and in the future. In the spirit of bringing national parks to the people, we reach out to a diverse urban community, promote the richness and breadth of the national park system to many who are experiencing a national park for the first time and foster broad-based public stewardship through various volunteer and partnership programs.

GGNRA Management Staff Directory

Key Management Documents

Learn about the 2016-2020 Strategic Plan for Golden Gate National Recreation Area. This plan identifies areas of desired change in how the National Park Service conducts its work at GGNRA, and how our aspirations and core values can be expressed by near-term, attainable goals focused on making needed key changes.

Use the links below to read the General Management Plan/Final Environmental Impact Statement, released in April 2014, the General Management Plan Record of Decision, signed January 2015, or the 2015 General Management Plan/Final Environmental Impact Statement Summary Edition.

  • 2015 Record of Decision for the 2014 Golden Gate National Recreation Area and Muir Woods National Monument General Management Plan:
Learn more about the park's vision for Interpretation & Education by downloading a copies of our interpretive planning documents:
Read the park's 2014 Report to the Community (PDF 5.8MB)

Foundation Documents include the purpose, significance, fundamental resources and values, interpretive themes, and descriptions for each park unit. Muir Woods National Monument and Fort Point National Historic Site are managed as distinct park units within Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Read their Foundation Documents below:

Last updated: September 9, 2022

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

Golden Gate National Recreation Area
201 Fort Mason

San Francisco, CA 94123


United States Park Police Dispatch: Non-Emergency: 415-561-5505 Emergency: 415-561-5656

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