Park Visitor Services

Shop, Nosh, Stay, and Learn in Your Parks

Looking for a meaningful memento (or a perfect gift!) from the Golden Gate National Parks? Seeking a scrumptious snack, or a place to pitch your tent? Or do you simply have a burning question about Civil War-era brick masonry, chaparral habitat restoration, or 16th-century maritime history? Park stores, visitor centers, and campgrounds have you covered. And don’t forget: your purchases help support our conservation programs that sustain these national parks!

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A pathway along the Presidio
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Transportation
PresidiGo is a year-round shuttle serving the Presidio of San Francisco . It offers free Around the Park service ( during non-peak hours ) as well as Downtown service, which connects the Presidio to downtown San Francisco.
Sunlight provides a heavenly view
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Transportation
This free shuttle operates each weekend through September. The shuttle picks up every thirty minutes from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. along Bunker Road, Field Road and Fort Baker.
Homes around Muir Beach
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Transportation
Running on weekends and holidays, the 76X Muni route makes stops between San Francisco and the Fort Cronkhite parking lot.
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ADA Accessible
These tour operators provide service to Muir Woods and other Golden Gate National Recreation Area sites.
Driver shows Muir Woods parking reservation to attendent
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Tour
Transportation
Reservations for parking and seats on the Muir Woods shuttle are now required seven days a week, year-round.
Camping at Bicentennial Camp Campground
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Campground
Overlooking Bonita Cove, Bicentennial Campground is the most accessible of the four campgrounds in the Marin Headlands.
Customer looking at a Capone book in an Alcatraz Island store
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ADA Accessible
Store
No trip to Alcatraz is complete without a stop at the Cellhouse Store, featuring a wide selection of merchandise to help you understand the island’s fascinating history and commemorate your visit. As a “museum store,” this extraordinary shop showcases historic artifacts from the federal penitentiary years (1934-1963), including authentic inmate...
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Visitor Center
Excellent exhibits, maps, and park information can be found at this center. Just west of the Center’s parking lot is the 0.6-mile paved Earthquake Trail that takes you on an informational walk through key features of the San Andreas Fault zone.
A couple walking toward the Bridge Cafe
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ADA Accessible
Cafe
Located at the Golden Gate Bridge Plaza, along with the Roundhouse Café and Welcome Center, this tiny café serves hot coffee and chocolate, freshly made sandwiches and salads, and a variety of pastries and snacks.
Customer browsing inside the Fort Point Store
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ADA Accessible
Store
The Fort Point store offers books, photos, souvenirs, and merchandise related to the Civil War and local history.
Crowds of people outside the Welcome Center on a beautiful, sunny day
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ADA Accessible
Store
Visitor Center
The first on-site center dedicated to telling the stories of the Golden Gate Bridge, the Center welcomes visitors, provides orientation and information services, houses exhibits, and offers high-quality commemorative and interpretive merchandise.
Tent at Hawk Camp Campground
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Campground
Hawk Camp is located high in the hills overlooking Gerbode Valley and is the most remote of the campgrounds in the Golden Gate National Parks.

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