Interpretive Walks

Sunny day at Point Bonita Lighthouse
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Sun, Dec 01 10:00am-11:30am
Lighthouse Trailhead
Join park staff and volunteer docents for a tour down the Point Bonita Trail.
Sunny day at Point Bonita Lighthouse
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Lighthouse Trailhead
Discover how Point Bonita provided safe passage through the treacherous Golden Gate and experience the last manned lighthouse on the Pacific Coast.
Gun at Black Point Battery in Fort Mason
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Mon, Nov 18 3:00pm-5:00pm
Fort Mason Flagpole
Explore Fort Mason’s charming walkways and discover the complex history of this tiny military post.
Schooner Alma sailing in the Aquatic Park lagoon
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Sat, Nov 16 10:00am-12:00pm
Just a stone’s toss from Fort Mason, join us for a special tour of the interactive exhibits of the Maritime Museum at the San Francisco National Historical Park.
a hill of grass and flowers leads the ruins of Sutro Baths at Lands End overlooking the Pacific Ocean
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Sutro Heights Park
Join us ann Park Historian John Martini as we explore Sutro Heights and Sturo Baths, and learn about the plans for a vast "Pleasure Ground", and see the ruins of what was once the world's largest indoor swimming complex.
A dark hall leads to a person looking down through a sunny archway on one of Fort Points upper levels
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Fort Point
Join us at Fort Point for a tour of Fort Point, led by park historian John Martini, to learn about the "fort that never fired a shot in anger".
Muir Beach
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Muir Beach Overlook
Walk in the long shadows and hear the bird songs as the sunsets at Muir Beach. Explore what Muir Beach has to offer in the evening as you learn about the coho salmon restoration work happening at Redwood Creek.
Barred owl in Muir Woods National Monument
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Muir Woods Visitor Center
Join docent Steffen on a strenuous five-mile dusk hike in search of owls struggling for supremacy in the old growth forest. Reservations required.
Fort Funston
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Fort Funston Trailhead
Join park historian John Martini on an exploration of Fort Funston and the remains of many of these fortifications lie buried beneath the city’s last large expanse of natural dunes.
Vishal K. Dar, Edge of See: Twilight Engines, 2019
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Take a stroll through the Marin Headlands for an art-filled afternoon at Headlands Center for the Arts. With an iPhone or iPad, explore artist Vishal K. Dar’s augmented reality installation, Edge of See; Twilight Engines, a suite o site-specific outdoor virtual sculptures at three former military batteries.