Park Operations Due to COVID-19

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Park Operations

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Outdoor spaces and trails at Golden Gate National Recreation Area not listed below remain accessible to the public and open for use. Sites listed below are temporarily closed in compliance with local public health orders.

The status of park sites and facilities will be changed with updates to guidance from state and local public health authorities. Please #RecreateResponsibly, and, depending on which area of the park you visit, follow guidelines established by:

Additionally, consistent with CDC guidance regarding areas of substantial or high transmission, visitors to Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Muir Woods National Monument and Fort Point National Historic Site, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear a mask inside all park buildings.

The park is currently offering very limited services outside those that support visitor or resource protection. Park rangers remain on duty protecting the parks and normal rules and regulations continue to apply.

To protect NPS and contractor employees, limited trash and restroom services exist. We urge visitors to continue to practice Leave No Trace principles, including by packing out their trash, to keep outdoor spaces safe.

You can follow the park's advisory Twitter account @GGNRANPSAlerts for the latest updates.

While some listed areas are accessible for visitors to enjoy, a return to full operations will continue to be phased, and services may be limited.


Marin County

Outdoor spaces and trails not listed below remain accessible to the public and open for use.

CLOSED:

  • Point Bonita Lighthouse — closed until further notice to allow for repairs to a telephone pole along the trail.


San Francisco County

Outdoor spaces and trails not listed below remain accessible to the public and open for use.

CLOSED:


San Mateo County

  • All open spaces remain accessible. No vehicle parking in community areas.


Other Areas (Not Managed by NPS)


Recreate Responsibly: Tips for a Safe Visit

The NPS asks visitors to adhere to guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state and local public health authorities to protect visitors and employees.

The NPS encourages people to take advantage of the many digital tools already available to explore Golden Gate National Recreation Area, including Your "Virtual" Golden Gate webpage and the park multimedia website, and those of our partners, the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, and The Presidio Trust, or virtually visit other national park sites via webcams. Explore more national park resources on-line at: https://www.nps.gov/index.htm.

 
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Last updated: July 28, 2021

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Mailing Address:

Golden Gate National Recreation Area
Building 201, Fort Mason

San Francisco, CA 94123-0022

Phone:

(415) 561-4700

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