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Presidio of San Francisco

Area

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  • Size

    1339.78 acres

Contact Information

Stewardships

Description

For 218 years, the Presidio served as an army post for three nations. World and local events, from military campaigns to World Fairs and earthquakes, left their mark. Come enjoy the history and the natural beauty of the Presidio. Explore centuries of architecture. Reflect in a national cemetery. Walk along an historic airfield, through forests or to beaches, and admire spectacular vistas.

Allowed Activities
Dog Walking
Hiking
Road Biking
Mountain Biking
Trail Running
Picnicking
Photography
Biking
Boating
Fishing
Golfing
Guided Tours
Wildlife Watching
Good For
Families
Dogs
Wheelchairs

Additional Information

Weather

The weather at the Presidio is typically cool and quite variable from location to location. The summer is often foggy and cool, so a light coat or sweater is appropriate year-round.

Presidio of San Francisco

Entrance fee is $0.00.

There is not entry fee.

Directions

The Presidio lies at the north end of San Francisco at the south end of the Golden Gate Bridge. It can be reached from the north by crossing the Golden Gate Bridge and taking the first exit from Highways 1 and 101; from the east by way of Lombard Street (Highway 101); and from the south via Highway 1 and exiting just before the bridge.