The NPS Golden Gate app is designed to tailor your park visit according to your interests and time.
Make an itinerary that includes a walk through the redwoods at Muir Woods (starting 1/16 reservations required to visit), a visit to the historic Presidio, a trip to the Mori Point frog ponds, or anywhere else your curiosity takes you!
Map - Use the detailed park map to find sites, get directions and locate services. Site markers reveal hidden stories of people, places and events of today and yesterday. Download the content and map before you arrive to use the app everywhere.
Save Favorites - Build an itinerary by saving your favorite sites and events. You can even get alerts when you're nearby a saved site.
Calendar - Get up-to-date information about what is happening in Golden Gate, including ranger activities and guided tours.
Tours - Discover rich natural and cultural resources with self-guided walking tours.
Accessibility - This app includes up-to-date accessibility information for facilities and some trails in the park, audio-described sites, and alternative text for images.
Popular destinations in Golden Gate National Recreation Area:
Muir Woods National Monument (starting 1/16 reservations required to visit)
Fort Point National Historic Site
The Presidio of San Francisco
Download the app before you arrive. Cell service and Wi-Fi can be limited in many locations.
Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.
Update to kiosk mode compatibility for app installation in visitor centers.
Ratings and Reviews
Cellular based app only-Worthless For Muir Woods!
Got the app for the audio trail tour at Muir Woods. Thought it would be a nice feature for my kids thinking it would download the portion of the app you wanted, WRONG. No cell service at Muir Woods so no app use.
For other part of the park like Golden Gate excellent.
Make a downloadable feature for park area with known cellular blackouts. Five stars with that, or put a warning up when looking at Muir Woods portion to say it won't work there.
A Tourist Must-Have!
From the tour maps to the restroom locator to the postcard photo option, this app is a must have for any visiting tourists! Wish this app had been out when I first went to San Francisco (during the holidays when the information stands are closed)
So much content!
The map kept introducing me to nearby sites I never knew about before. With the app a little trip to Rodeo Beach turned into a full day exploring the Marin Headlands. I'm orienting myself to GGNRA for work, and this is a great resource.
- National Park Service
- 66.5 MB
- Health & Fitness
- Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- Age Rating
- Rated 4+
- © United States Government Work
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.