Golden Gate National Recreation Area encompasses more than two dozen natural, historic, and cultural sites in and around the city of San Francisco. Experience the isolation of Alcatraz, America’s first “supermax” prison. Stroll beneath towering trees in Muir Woods. Walk on the beach at the Marin Headlands. Tour half a dozen operational and shuttered military facilities, including an active missile site. Hike miles of trails, and enjoy unforgettable ocean views. Scan the horizon from the 150-year-old Point Bonita Lighthouse.
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Letter Regarding the Mid-Crissy Field Site Letters from major donors to Presidio Trust regarding the Mid-Crissy Field site
Report Center for State of the Parks: Alcatraz Island This report is a brief summary of the challenges the Park Service faces in caring for Alcatraz’s cultural and natural resources. Also included is information on the work the National Park Service is doing to protect the island’s irreplaceable resources into the future