Outdoor Activities

The most visited area in the National Parks Service--come experience the spectacular coastline that defines the Bay Area!

Stretching 70 miles north and south of the Golden Gate and open year-round, activities at all levels of difficulty and exertion can be found here. The Park is home to ancient redwoods, historic landmarks, miles of trails, dramatic shorelines, rare and endangered species, a lush coastal wilderness, jaw dropping vistas. GGNRA is a place of excitement, inspiration, and exploration for our visitors.


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    Recreational Fires

    Recreational fires are permitted and regulated only at certain sites

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    Taking to the trails is a fantastic way to discover all that the GGNRA have to offer

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    Sleep under the stars at one of our scenic campgrounds.

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    GGNRA provides trails, beaches, and open spaces for dogs -- and their owners

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    Digital Wayfinding & Tours

    Take this audio tour to learn about historic sites in the park

Last updated: February 12, 2019

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

Golden Gate National Recreation Area
Building 201, Fort Mason

San Francisco, CA 94123-0022


415 561-4700

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