Basic Information

Presidio of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA 94129

The Presidio lies at the north end of San Francisco at the south end of the Golden Gate Bridge. It can be reached from the north by crossing the Golden Gate Bridge and taking the first exit from Highways 1 and 101; from the east by way of Lombard Street (Highway 101); and from the south via Highway 1 and exiting just before the bridge.

Presidio of San Francisco

The Presidio is open 24 hours a day, every day of the year.

Standard Hours

  • Sunday: Open 24 hours
  • Monday: Open 24 hours
  • Tuesday: Open 24 hours
  • Wednesday: Open 24 hours
  • Thursday: Open 24 hours
  • Friday: Open 24 hours
  • Saturday: Open 24 hours

The weather at the Presidio is typically cool and quite variable from location to location. The summer is often foggy and cool, so a light coat or sweater is appropriate year-round.

Entrance Fees:

Presidio of San Francisco - $0.00

There is not entry fee.

Presidio Visitor Center

The visitor center is the go to place to find out what is happening and what there is to do in the Presidio. Discover the Presidio through a large relief map, inspiring video, engaging exhibitions on history and nature, interactive tools, and knowledgeable staff that can help you uncover the incredible array of experiences possible here.

 
Fog and Golden Gate Bridge
 
The Presidio is free and open 24 hours a day. There is a charge for parking at most places in the Presidio.

Please check the Operating Hours & Seasons page for information on specific visitor facilities in the Presidio.

Before you arrive you may want to download a recreation map of the Presidio.

The weather at the Presidio is typically cool and quite variable from location to location. The summer is often foggy and cool, so a light coat or sweater is appropriate year-round.

The Presidio Visitor Center has a small selection of books and souvenirs, as well as National Park passes.

Permits and reservations may be required for some activities at the Presidio.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Fort Mason, Bldg. 201
San Francisco, CA 94123

Phone:

(415) 561-4323
Phone is only answered Thursday though Sunday, 10 am to 4 pm. Leave a message otherwise and we will get back to you on Thursday.

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