The Presidio is San Francisco’s great escape - once a premier Army post, the Presidio is a unique national park next to the Golden Gate Bridge. It offers the spectacular vistas, nature, history, and events you would expect, and surprising experiences created by organizations who have re-imagined barracks and bunkers to welcome the public. Hike on a trail, discover outdoor art, take a tour on a free shuttle, bird watch, and explore the Presidio Officers’ Club museum and cultural center. Most activities are free, making the Presidio an affordable escape that’s welcoming to all.
- Three San Francisco Culinary Delights in the Presidio
Not only is the Presidio where San Francisco started, it’s also a great place to find some of the city’s best home-grown food and drink. Here are three city classics available within the national park.
- Five Ways to Hike the Presidio Trails
Did you know there are 24 miles of trails in the Presidio? From a guided art walk to a historic trail saluting 1776 to volunteer-while-hiking opportunities, here are five ways to experience the Presidio's trails for a memorable hiking excursion.
- Welcoming History at the Presidio Visitor Center
The William Penn Mott, Jr. Presidio Visitor Center welcomes guests with engaging exhibits, maps, and tips for enjoying a visit to the national park. The visitor center building also offers a look back at its colorful history, closely tied to that of the Presidio.