History

Sunny day at Point Bonita Lighthouse
Events
Sun, Dec 01 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
Sat, Dec 07 11:00am-3:00pm
Sun, Dec 08 11:00am-3:00pm
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
Sat, Dec 07 2:00pm-3:00pm
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?
Sunny day at Point Bonita Lighthouse
Events
Lighthouse Trailhead
Discover how Point Bonita provided safe passage through the treacherous Golden Gate and experience the last manned lighthouse on the Pacific Coast.
View toward the ocean from Sweeney Ridge
Events
Commemorating 10,000 years of Ohlone Settlement in San Mateo County & The 250th Anniversary of the Portola’ Expedition Sighting of San Francisco Bay. Hosted at the Pacifica Community Center (540 Crespi Drive), there will be ranger-guided hikes to the Sweeney Ridge site and a dedication ceremony with political dignitaries dedicating...
A dark hall leads to a person looking down through a sunny archway on one of Fort Points upper levels
Events
Entrance
Come down to Fort Point to experience the life and times of people during the Civil War using objects of the time.
Image of the interior of Fort Point with the lighthouse
Events
Fri, Nov 15 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sat, Nov 16 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sun, Nov 17 3:00pm-3:30pm
Fri, Nov 22 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sat, Nov 23 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sun, Nov 24 3:00pm-3:30pm
Fri, Nov 29 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sat, Nov 30 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sun, Dec 01 3:00pm-3:30pm
Fri, Dec 06 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sat, Dec 07 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sun, Dec 08 3:00pm-3:30pm
Fri, Dec 13 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sat, Dec 14 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sun, Dec 15 3:00pm-3:30pm
Fri, Dec 20 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sat, Dec 21 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sun, Dec 22 3:00pm-3:30pm
Fri, Dec 27 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sat, Dec 28 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sun, Dec 29 3:00pm-3:30pm
Fri, Jan 03 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sat, Jan 04 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sun, Jan 05 3:00pm-3:30pm
Fri, Jan 10 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sat, Jan 11 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sun, Jan 12 3:00pm-3:30pm
Fri, Jan 17 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sat, Jan 18 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sun, Jan 19 3:00pm-3:30pm
Fri, Jan 24 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sat, Jan 25 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sun, Jan 26 3:00pm-3:30pm
Fri, Jan 31 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sat, Feb 01 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sun, Feb 02 3:00pm-3:30pm
Fri, Feb 07 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sat, Feb 08 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sun, Feb 09 3:00pm-3:30pm
Fri, Feb 14 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sat, Feb 15 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sun, Feb 16 3:00pm-3:30pm
Fri, Feb 21 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sat, Feb 22 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sun, Feb 23 3:00pm-3:30pm
Fri, Feb 28 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sat, Feb 29 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sun, Mar 01 3:00pm-3:30pm
Fri, Mar 06 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sat, Mar 07 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sun, Mar 08 3:00pm-3:30pm
Fri, Mar 13 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sat, Mar 14 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sun, Mar 15 3:00pm-3:30pm
Fri, Mar 20 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sat, Mar 21 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sun, Mar 22 3:00pm-3:30pm
Fri, Mar 27 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sat, Mar 28 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sun, Mar 29 3:00pm-3:30pm
Fri, Apr 03 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sat, Apr 04 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sun, Apr 05 3:00pm-3:30pm
Fri, Apr 10 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sat, Apr 11 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sun, Apr 12 3:00pm-3:30pm
Fri, Apr 17 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sat, Apr 18 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sun, Apr 19 3:00pm-3:30pm
Fri, Apr 24 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sat, Apr 25 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sun, Apr 26 3:00pm-3:30pm
Fri, May 01 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sat, May 02 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sun, May 03 3:00pm-3:30pm
Fri, May 08 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sat, May 09 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sun, May 10 3:00pm-3:30pm
Fri, May 15 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sat, May 16 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sun, May 17 3:00pm-3:30pm
Fri, May 22 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sat, May 23 3:00pm-3:30pm
Sun, May 24 3:00pm-3:30pm
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.
Battery Townsley "pond" in a former gun emplacement
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Battery Townsley
This two hour hike focuses on the World War II history of Fort Cronkhite, including wartime invasion scares, soldier life at the fort, and a visit to the labyrinthine interior of Battery Townsley.
Events
Fri, Dec 06 10:30am-12:30pm
Entrance
Come and explore Fort Point, through your lens! Join a park photographer, to learn the basics of photography, and a park ranger to learn the history of the Fort.
Visitors at the Nike Missile Site
Events
Fri, Nov 15 5:00pm-6:30pm
Fri, Dec 20 5:00pm-6:30pm
Nike Missile Site
Experience the Nike Missile Launch Site at night with a guided tour from park staff, and delve into the history and operations of an anti-aircraft base.