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  • A row of two-story, red brick barracks along Montgomery Street on the Main Post of the Presidio of San Francisco
  • White airplane hangers with red roofs at Crissy Field backed by a stand of Eucalyptus trees and the Golden Gage Bridge
  • Andy Goldsworthy’s conical shaped 'Spire' sculpture taken from the edge of a stand of trees at early dawn
  • A runner on a trail cutting through the forrest
  • An Anna's Hummingbird hovers in the sunlight in front of dark foliage at El Polin Spring
  • Hands of volunteers tending to plants a the Presidio Native Plant Nursary
  • A group of two-story, white stucco and two-story red brick residentials adjacent to a community vegetable garden
  • Main Post

    The “heart of the Presidio” is a place to discover history, culture, grand open spaces, and stunning views.

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  • Crissy Field

    The northern waterfront offers spectacular views, amazing recreational opportunities, and the chance to glimpse rare birds.

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  • Spire

    Andy Goldsworthy’s iconic sculpture reaches for the stars while celebrating the Presidio forest.

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  • Hike & Bike

    Twenty-four miles of hiking and biking trails connect scenic overlooks, wildlife, and historic destinations.

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  • El Polin

    With its remarkable charm, nature and history, El Polín Spring is an outdoor classroom welcoming school groups, birders, history buffs, and picnickers.

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  • Volunteer

    Be a part of the Presidio’s culture of service. Volunteers transform the park by planting seeds, repairing trails, and leading tours.

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  • Living in the Park

    History, beauty, home. What would it be like to awake in the Presidio?

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The Presidio
is an urban national park that celebrates history, environment, and community, and that honors the Presidio's legacy of service.
 

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What's New at the Presidio

A view overlooking the Marin Headlands from the Pacific Overlook in late afternoon.

VIDEO: Celebrating the Presidio

We're honored! The Cultural Landscape Foundation recently awarded the Presidio Trust and its partner organizations for their work in the Golden Gate National Parks.
View of the former Commissary building on a sunny day with Crissy Field and the Golden Gate Bridge in the background.

Commissary Site at Crissy Field

The Presidio Trust will consider three proposals for the former Commissary site at Crissy Field. Share your comments.
A new map of the Presidio.

Map Your Park Adventure

It's easy to get lost in the Presidio, right? Not anymore! Find your way around the park with this latest map. Print one and go explore.
 

 Upcoming Events

 
May
11
Walks and Tours, History and Archaeology, Nature
​Come learn about El Polin's history and nature.
May
11
Nature, Walks and Tours, Kids and Family
​Take a tour of the Presidio's Compost Yard!
May
12
Art and Culture, Kids and Family
Celebrate Sundays with Off the Grid at a one-of-a-kind pic...
May
14
Volunteer
Help maintain and enhance park trails and pathways in the ...
 

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 The Presidio Trust

 
Who We Are
The Presidio Trust is a distinctive federal agency created to save an historic American place and transform it to fulfill a new national purpose.
The Presidio’s transformation into a national park site is one of the most interesting and remarkable base realignments in the country – one that is bringing together funding and expertise from government, the private and non-profit sectors, and the philanthropic community.
LIFE IN THE PRESIDIO
 
Twenty-one beautiful neighborhoods.
 
Opportunities for diverse organizations.
 
Weddings, celebrations, meetings + retreats.