Around the Horn Blog: Openings, Closings, Arrivals, Departures, and More

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San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park’s voyage through America’s maritime heritage is usually calm and steady, but subject to shifts of wind or unexpected cross-currents. Keep up to date on projects and events that might impact that voyage – and your visit! The information on this page is intended to help you plan your trip, but it is not comprehensive, and is subject to change. If you have specific questions, please contact us by phone, email or packet boat (if available).

Aquatic Park Pathway Closed Due to Storm Damage

January 19, 2017 Posted by: Lynn Cullivan

A storm-damaged tree in Aquatic Park has triggered a temporary closure of an east-west pathway. Visitors should exercise caution, and plan to route around the area.

 

Back to Work After the Rain

January 17, 2017 Posted by: Lynn Cullivan

Portion of the Promenade showing that the railroad tracks and ties have been removed, and the surface is being re-graded.

 

Weather Closes Hyde Street Pier on Tuesday Afternoon, January 10

January 10, 2017 Posted by: Lynn Cullivan

Weather Closes Hyde Street Pier on Tuesday Afternoon, January 10

 

One of "15 Amazing Interior Department Jobs" Located Right Here

January 10, 2017 Posted by: Lynn Cullivan

San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park has one of the "15 Amazing Jobs at the Interior Department"

 

2017 Blue Room Lecture Series Announced

January 03, 2017 Posted by: Lynn Cullivan

Blue-painted, restored room in the Maritime Museum.

 

1907 Steam Tug Hercules Honored With "2016 Tugboat of the Year" Award

December 12, 2016 Posted by: Lynn Cullivan

The Steamship Historical Society of America honored San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park’s 1907 steam tug Hercules with the SSHSA’s "2016 Tugboat of the Year" award.

 

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 23, 2016 Posted by: Lynn Cullivan

Happy Thanksgiving!

 

Chinatown's Maritime Stories: Walking Tour - December 3 at 10am

November 18, 2016 Posted by: Lynn Cullivan

Join park rangers on a "Healthy Parks, Healthy People" walk from Chinatown to San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.

 

Promenade Work Continues

November 18, 2016 Posted by: Lynn Cullivan

Working from the west end, crews are uncovering layers of asphalt, patching and concrete.

 

John Roberts and Debra Cowan Concert Aboard Balclutha

November 07, 2016 Posted by: Lynn Cullivan

Sea Music concert aboard the 1886 square-rigger Balclutha

 

Aquatic Park Promenade Will Close Monday, October 24, 2016

October 21, 2016 Posted by: Lynn Cullivan

Aquatic Park Promenade will be closed on Monday, October 24, 2016.

 

The Aquatic Park Upper Path Closed Thursday, October 20

October 19, 2016 Posted by: Lynn Cullivan

Aquatic Park upper path will close for paving tomorrow Thursday 10/20 to prep for promenade project closure next week.

 

Promenade Work Will Begin Later This Week With Paving An Upper Aquatic Park Path

October 17, 2016 Posted by: Lynn Cullivan

Promenade project work will begin later this week with re-paving an upper Aquatic Park path.

 

Video clip from the 2016 Moby Dick Mini-Marathon

October 17, 2016 Posted by: Lynn Cullivan

Video clip of a reading at the park's 2016 Moby Dick Mini-Marathon

 

Moby Dick Mini-Marathon Breaching Friday, October 14 in the Research Center

October 07, 2016 Posted by: Lynn Cullivan

Moby Dick Mini-Marathon on Friday, October 14 in the Research Center

 

Fleet Week On the Horizon: Enjoy the Show Safely and Plan for Crowds

October 04, 2016 Posted by: Lynn Cullivan

Fleet Week 2016 happens this weekend. It's a great show, but expect extremely crowded conditions in Aquatic Park.

 

Promenade Construction Project Begins After Fleet Week 2016

September 30, 2016 Posted by: Lynn Cullivan

An improvement project will close the Promenade (the path between the Museum and Aquatic Park Cove) from Jefferson Street to Van Ness Avenue starting in October, 2016.

 

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San Francisco, CA 94123

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