Fort Mason

Quick Facts

Fort Mason

California

(415) 561-4700

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Things To Do

   

Overview

Everywhere you turn in this 1,200-acre greenbelt on the City’s northern waterfront, you’ll find endless options for relaxation and stimulation. This former military installation, with its jaw-dropping view of the Golden Gate, is headquarters for the National Park Service and the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy. A lush meadow slopes down to the the waterside Fort Mason Center where on any day or night you’ll find museum shows, fairs, dining, theaters, seminars, a hostel for visitors, and more activities than you can imagine.

Map of Fort Mason (CA)

Latitude, Longitude: 37.805614, -122.428186

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Activities

  • Hiking

    Explore the meadows and waterfront.

  • Historic Sites

    Visit the Fort Mason Center and Building 201 for more information on historical and cultural tours.

Seasonality/Weather

8:30 am-4:30 pm, Monday to Friday

Directions

Driving

The Presidio can be reached from the north by crossing the Golden Gate Bridge (Highways 1 and 101); from the east by way of Lombard Street (Highway 101); and from the south via Highway 1.

Flying

San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose International Airports service the San Francisco Bay area.

Public Transportation

San Francisco Municipal Railway (MUNI) buses serve the Presidio via the 28, 29 and 43 lines. Bus service from the North Bay to the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza is available through Golden Gate Transit.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(415) 561-4700

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