Marin Headlands Open House 2016

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Date: August 2, 2016
Contact: Marin Headlands Visitor Center, 415-331-1540

"Head for the Headlands Open House" Celebrates the National Park Service Centennial

MARIN COUNTY, CA –The Marin Headlands hosts the Head for the Headlands Open House this weekend in honor of the National Park Service Centennial.

Enjoy special programming and food trucks from 10AM to 4PM on Saturday, August 6 and Sunday, August 7. The Marin Headlands Visitor Center will serve as the hub for the open house and will offer schedules of the weekend's special events.

The open house includes special tours of the Marine Mammal Center, Presidio Stables, and Point Bonita YMCA, as well as extended hours at the Nike Missile Site and Battery Townsley.

Both first-time and long-time visitors to the Marin Headlands can use the new Golden Gate National Recreation Area app (available for the iPhone) to make new discoveries. The app includes a guided walking tour of Rodeo Lagoon and a responsive map with photos and historic information about park resources.

The Marin Headlands is situated just north of the Golden Gate Bridge, off the Alexander Avenue exit. Parking within the Headlands is limited;visitors are advised to take public transportation or utilize the inter-park shuttle. The Muni 76X services the Marin Headlands on weekends and holidays. Routes and scheduling information can be found at

The Marin Headlands Visitor Center is located at 948 Fort Barry, Sausalito, CA 94965. For additional information, please contact the Marin Headlands Visitor Center at (415) 331-1540.

2016 marks the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. Learn more about the Centennial at

Last updated: August 22, 2016

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