History

Alcatraz Historic Prisons
Events
Wed, Jul 22 7:00pm-9:30pm
Alcatraz Visitor Center
Join Williams and Alcatraz Park Ranger Jackson Lam in a virtual discussion about mass incarceration in America.
Battery Chamberlin at Baker Beach
Events
Battery Chamberlin
How can a 50-ton gun simply disappear? Learn this and other facts while helping load and aim the last operational gun of its kind.
Sunny day at Point Bonita Lighthouse
Events
Lighthouse Trailhead
Join park staff and volunteer docents for a tour down the Point Bonita Trail.
Image of the interior of Fort Point with the lighthouse
Events
Entrance
Join a ranger near the front entrance of Fort Point for a tour! Learn about the soldiers' lives at Fort Point, the fort's unique architecture, the defenses of the Golden Gate and lots more. Tours are scheduled daily at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. and typically last 30 minutes. Staff availability may affect these tour times, please inquire upon arrival.
Image of the interior of Fort Point with the lighthouse
Events
Entrance
Join a ranger near the front entrance of Fort Point for a tour! Learn about the soldiers' lives at Fort Point, the fort's unique architecture, the defenses of the Golden Gate and lots more. Tours are scheduled daily at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. and typically last 30 minutes. Staff availability may affect these tour times, please inquire upon arrival.
Image of the front of the Presidio Visitor Center with the Golden Gate Bridge in the backgrounr
Events
Presidio Main Post Transit Center
The Main Post encompasses more history than another other site within Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Learn about Spanish colonial settlers, 1906 refugees, U.S. Army history from 1846 to 1995, and a dizzying variety of military architecture.
View overlooking Fort Baker and the Golden Gate
Events
Drown Road Trailhead
Join Park Ranger Emeritus and historian John Martini on an exploration of this historic military site in Sausalito.
Sunny day at Point Bonita Lighthouse
Events
Sun, Jul 19 10:00am-11:30am
Sun, Jul 26 10:00am-11:30am
Sun, Aug 02 10:00am-11:30am
Sun, Aug 09 10:00am-11:30am
Sun, Aug 16 10:00am-11:30am
Sun, Aug 23 10:00am-11:30am
Sun, Aug 30 10:00am-11:30am
Sun, Sep 06 10:00am-11:30am
Sun, Sep 13 10:00am-11:30am
Sun, Sep 20 10:00am-11:30am
Sun, Sep 27 10:00am-11:30am
Sun, Oct 04 10:00am-11:30am
Sun, Oct 11 10:00am-11:30am
Sun, Oct 18 10:00am-11:30am
Sun, Oct 25 10:00am-11:30am
Sun, Nov 01 10:00am-11:30am
Sun, Nov 08 10:00am-11:30am
Sun, Nov 15 10:00am-11:30am
Sun, Nov 22 10:00am-11:30am
Sun, Nov 29 10:00am-11:30am
Sun, Dec 06 10:00am-11:30am
Sun, Dec 13 10:00am-11:30am
Sun, Dec 20 10:00am-11:30am
Sun, Dec 27 10:00am-11:30am
Lighthouse Trailhead
Join park staff and volunteer docents for a tour down the Point Bonita Trail.
Battery Chamberlin at Baker Beach
Events
Battery Chamberlin
How can a 50-ton gun simply disappear? Learn this and other facts while helping load and aim the last operational gun of its kind.
A dark hall leads to a person looking down through a sunny archway on one of Fort Points upper levels
Events
Entrance
Let's discuss being treated equally during the building of Fort Point! Do you think that labor disputes have changed today? How can we change work treatment in the future?