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People explore inside Presidio Visitor Center. Photo by Matthew Millman.

Visit the Presidio

Learn how to plan a great day in the Presidio.

If you’ve never been to the Presidio before – or if you’re making a return visit – we’ve got tools to help you plan your adventure.

The Presidio is at the northern tip of San Francisco near the Golden Gate Bridge. It’s surprisingly easy to get here by bus, shuttle, bike, or car.

Begin your day at the Presidio Visitor Center, where you can get maps and helpful tips from a ranger. Then get ready to explore all the things to see and do at this national park site! Wondering about something? Check out our FAQs.

Start Your Day at Presidio Visitor Center

Open every day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Presidio Visitor Center is your starting point for exploring this incredible national park site.

A park ranger uses a map to help two visitors.Photo by Kirke Wrench.

Tours and Group Visits

The Presidio offers Park Ranger talks, self-guided adventures, and group visits for youth and community organizations.

A Park Ranger gives a talk at Presidio Tunnel Tops.Photo by Paul Myers.

Access and Inclusion

Learn how visitors with a range of abilities can enjoy the Presidio.

A crowd of people enjoys the view at Presidio Tunnel Tops.Photo by Dan Friedman.

Frequently Asked Questions

Got a question? We’ve got answers on the topics our visitors ask about the most.

Woman and two kids on the Main Parade Lawn.Photo by Rachel Styer.

Park Itineraries

Need help planning your day at the Presidio? We’ve put together some itinerary ideas for things to see and do in the park. Whether you’re planning to spend a few hours or an entire day, there’s something for everyone at the Presidio.

Upcoming Events

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We’re Here to Help

Have a question about the park? Want help planning your next visit? We’ve got you covered.

Representatives from the National Park Service, Parks Conservancy, and Presidio Trust standing in front of the Presidio Visitor Center