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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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
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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.
PresidiGo buses at the Transit Center in the Presidio of San Francisco.
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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
This route is currently not in service until further notice. Stay tuned to the SFMTA website for the latest details. When operating on weekends and holidays, the 76X Muni route makes stops between San Francisco and the Fort Cronkhite parking lot.
Customer looking at a Capone book in an Alcatraz Island store
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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. Also, be sure to visit our bookstores in the Barracks .
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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.
Stairs down to Black Sands Beach
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Beach
You’ll feel like a pirate as you descend the steps to the black sand on this hidden beach in the Marin Headlands.
Visitors step out onto Crissy Field East Beach where the sunset casts warm light over the Golden Gate and San Francisco bay.
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Beach
East Beach provides a safe space for all to play in the bay waters and for people-watching. Bring food from home for a picnic or something to throw on the grill and enjoy a meal outdoors overlooking the Bay.
Presidio Tunnel Tops Field Station interior filled with fun and educational tools and activities
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Visitor Center
Bring all your senses to explore and discover real things from the Presidio. Let your curiosity be your guide. Start by smelling or tasting some fragrant Presidio plants!
Customer browsing inside the Fort Point Store
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Store
The Fort Point store offers books, photos, souvenirs, and merchandise related to the Civil War and local history.

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