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Welcome to the Presidio

National Park Adventures for All


Live in the Presidio

Yes – you can live in a beautiful national park site! The Presidio is home to a vibrant community of 3,000 residents and more than 200 businesses. Come enjoy this one-of-a-kind setting with access to San Francisco’s best beaches, trails, playgrounds, restaurants, and Golden Gate Bridge views. There’s no place like it.

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It’s all about exploring – whether you want to experience nature and history, taste new flavors, or go camping in the city.  

The Presidio is San Francisco’s national park site, with endless trails, fun events, and unforgettable vistas of the Golden Gate Bridge. There’s always something new to discover! 

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Find trails, beaches, picnic areas, playgrounds, a golf course, and much more.

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Discover restaurants, cafes, snacks, and even pop up food trucks and carts to fuel your adventure.

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Enjoy historic hotels and scenic campsites surrounded by nature. 


Itineraries for Your Visit

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 a lot to experience at the Presidio.

Start Your Day at the Presidio Visitor Center

Drop in to get ideas for your visit from a ranger, grab a map, and begin your own adventure. 

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Top Things to See and Do

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How to Get Here 

The Presidio offers national park adventures right in the city — and it’s easy to get here. Learn about the free Presidio GO Shuttle, public transit, biking, and more. 

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Come to an outdoor concert, listen to a park ranger's campfire talk, or volunteer.

Event Calendar

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More than a Park

Imagine living, working, or hosting your special event in a national park site, surrounded by nature and beauty.

Work Here 

The Presidio is an extraordinary place to work — more than 200 organizations lease commercial space here. Contact us to find the perfect fit for your business.

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Live Here

Rent a home in a one-of-a-kind national park site that’s close to San Francisco yet surrounded by nature.

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Host a Celebration or Meeting

Find some of San Francisco’s best indoor and outdoor venues for any event — from a wedding to a corporate retreat. 

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From Our Blog

Read the latest stories from the Presidio. 

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The Presidio of San Francisco is a national park site and a National Historic Landmark District that shares history, nature, beauty, and wonder with everyone who visits. The Presidio Trust, the National Park Service, and the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy work together to steward this remarkable place.

Nature & History

The Presidio is a national park site and a National Historic Landmark.

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Experience Nature

The Presidio is one of the most biologically diverse national park sites in the country.

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Uncover History 

The Presidio is where San Francisco began — and a place where history comes to life. 

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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.

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