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.
The Presidio is part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and is managed by the Presidio Trust, in partnership with the National Park Service. It is 1,491 acres, about five percent of San Francisco and includes beautiful trails, museums, playgrounds, a visitor center, and much more!