Presidio Tunnel Tops

Parks Conservancy CEO Chris Lehnertz with Randi Fisher, Mark Perry, and Mauree Jane Perry
Nob Hill Gazette

This headline was too easy. After all, the 14-acre Presidio Tunnel Tops, which opened on July 17, was three arduous decades in the making. How did a wrecked roadway — structurally compromised by the Loma Prieta earthquake — become a prodigious park?

MUNI 43 arrives at the Presidio Transit Center
Parks
With the opening of Presidio Tunnel Tops, it’s never been easier to have a national park site experience. Located between the Presidio Visitor Center (210 Lincoln Blvd., San Francisco, CA 94129) and the Presidio Transit Center, it’s also never been easier to get to a national park experience!
Presidio Tunnel Tops Opening Day Ribbon Cutting Committee.
NBC Bay Area

"When they come to the Presidio Tunnel Tops," said Chris Lehnertz, President of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, "they’re just going to see the grand connection that all of this makes for parklands." 

The Golden Gate Bridge spans the scenic view from the Tunnel Tops on a beautiful opening day.
San Francisco Chronicle

Nothing like Presidio Tunnel Tops exists in the Bay Area, in terms of size or natural history, or in terms of being free to everyone. That is thanks to the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, which privately raised $98 million to go with the $20 million supplied by the Presidio Trust, which oversaw the job.

Christine Lehnertz, president and CEO of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, speaks at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Presidio Tunnel Tops.
San Francisco Chronicle

Chris Lehnertz, the president and CEO of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, explained that the 14 acres of new park was made possible through the support of many San Francisco philanthropists, in what was one of the largest fundraising campaigns for public open space in the city’s history — raising $98 million of the park’s $118 million budget.

Christine Lehnertz, president and CEO of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, stands at Crissy Marsh
San Francisco Business Times

Christine Lehnertz has always held a deep appreciation for the outdoors. The president and CEO of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, which has raised over $624 million since its founding in 1981, has a long career in public service and a deep committment to the Conservancy's mission.

People sit and lay on blankets all about the Golden Gate Meadow at Presidio Tunnel Tops.
Parks
Thank you to everybody who joined us for a spectacular opening weekend of Presidio Tunnel Tops! From the ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, July 16, to the public opening on Sunday, July 17, it was a weekend full of fun from every angle.
Presidio Tunnel Tops Travel Mug
Presidio Tunnel Tops
Add a touch of style to your commute with this 12-ounce Presidio Tunnel Tops travel mug.
Food trucks at the Presidio Tunnel Tops
Parks
Cafe
Delicious food at approachable prices celebrating the Bay Area's diverse cultures and cuisines is offered by mobile trucks, carts, and tents at Presidio Tunnel Tops on a rotating schedule seven days a week from 9 am to 6 pm.