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Access and Inclusion

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

We're committed to making the Presidio a welcoming place for all.

Our mission is to share the history, beauty, and wonder of the Presidio with everyone. This section provides information about how visitors with a range of abilities can experience and enjoy the park.

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A visitor in a wheelchair and two other visitors on a pathway at Presidio Tunnel Tops. Photo by Myleen Hollero.
Most pathways at Presidio Tunnel Tops are flat. Two wheelchair accessible paths connect north to south.
A man and a woman sitting in a wheelchair take a photo from a scenic overlook. Photo by Rachel Styer.
Scenic overlooks at the Presidio accommodate wheelchair access.
A chalk sign at the entrance to the Outpost, with a stroller nearby. Photo by Rachel Styer.
The Outpost playground includes features designed so children of different abilities can experience the site.

Transit Access to the Presidio

Presidio of San Francisco

Presidio GO Shuttle bus with the Golden Gate Bridge in the background.

By Presidio GO Shuttle

This free shuttle offers a route to the Presidio from downtown San Francisco. It connects to a second route that travels to destinations around the park. The shuttle runs seven days a week and is open to all. Each shuttle can accommodate two wheelchairs.

By Muni from San Francisco

You can use the Muni trip planning tool to find a convenient bus route to the park. Just type in “Presidio” or a specific destination inside the park. Muni buses have accessibility features for those who need mobility assistance. 

By Golden Gate Transit from Marin

Golden Gate Transit buses from the North Bay stop in the Presidio at the Golden Gate Bridge and at the intersection of Richardson and Francisco just outside the Gorgas Gate. Golden Gate Transit buses have accessibility features for those who need mobility assistance.

Parking for People with Mobility Limitations

The Presidio has parking for visitors with mobility limitations. Users with a properly displayed disabled person placard are not required to pay for parking. While accessible parking spaces are available in many destinations around the Presidio, major lots include:

Presidio Visitor Center

  • 201 Lincoln Boulevard
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Presidio Tunnel Tops (near Picnic Place)

  • 201 Halleck Street
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Presidio Tunnel Tops (near the Outpost Playground)

  • 610 Mason Street
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Crissy Field Center

  • 603 Mason Street
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Presidio Visitor Center

Begin your day at Presidio Visitor Center, which has exhibits set at a height that allows full visibility and access to visitors in wheelchairs.


It also features an audible guided tour of the Visitor Center for guests with vision disabilities, as well as Braille and large print brochures. 


There is a large 3D bronze tactile model of the Presidio at the Presidio Plaza northeast of the Visitor Center. The tactile model is accessible to visitors in wheelchairs, and also contains printed and Braille labels. 

Exterior of Presidio Visitor Center

Picnic Tables with Companion Seating

Many picnic areas in the Presidio feature tables with companion seating. These include: 

Picnic Place 

Picnic Place at Presidio Tunnel Tops has tables with companion seating to accommodate those seated in wheelchairs together with general seating. Tables and grills here can be reserved in advance. Tables that are not reserved are available to all on a first-come, first-served basis.

Picnic at Transit 

Picnic at Transit at Presidio Tunnel Tops offers outdoor picnic tables with companion seating. It features only tables (no grills) and is available to all on a first-come, first-served basis.

Presidio Transit Center Indoor Pavilion

There is a wind-sheltered patio at Presidio Transit Center that allows for companion seating.

Presidio Tunnel Tops Golden Gate Meadow

There is table seating along the edge of Golden Gate Meadow that allows for companion seating.

Crissy Field

Learn about accessibility features at Crissy Field East Beach and Crissy Field West Bluff Picnic Area on the National Park Service website.

Many visitors sitting at a picnic table with companion seating, with a grill in the foreground. Photo by Dan Friedman.Photo source:

Features at Top Attractions

Presidio Tunnel Tops

For information about the features at Presidio Tunnel Tops including the Field Station and the Outpost playground visit the access and inclusion at Presidio Tunnel Tops page.

Crissy Field 

The area of Crissy Field north of Mason Street is managed by the National Park Service. Learn more about accessibility at Crissy Field.

Baker Beach

Baker Beach in the Presidio is managed by the National Park Service. Learn more about accessibility at Baker Beach.

Fort Point National Historic Site 

Fort Point National Historic Site in the Presidio is managed by the National Park Service. Learn more about  accessibility at Fort Point.

Four women, one seated in a wheelchair, are on a path at Presidio Tunnel Tops. Photo by Myleen Hollero.