Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary 2.5 rating

  Nature and Parks

The Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Visitor Center provides information on the sanctuary and features hands-on educational exhibits on local marine life. The visitor center is housed in the historic Coast Guard Station at the west end of Crissy Field. The Life Saving Service and Coast Guard were housed here from 1890 to 1990, providing a variety of services ranging from search and rescue operations to navigational assistance.

 Hours 
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10:00
16:00
Mon
Closed
 
Tue
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Wed
10:00
16:00
Thu
10:00
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Fri
10:00
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Sat
10:00
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About Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary

 991 Marine Drive, San Francisco, California, United States

 Nearest Transit: Civic Center/UN Plaza

 +1 415-561-6622

 http://farallones.noaa.gov

Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile
Fort Point National Historic Site

Fort Point National Historic Site(1 km)
From its vantage point overlooking the spectacular Golden Gate, Fort Point protected San Francisco harbor from Confederate and foreign attack during and after the U.

Golden Gate Yacht Club

Golden Gate Yacht Club(2.1 km)
Founded in 1939, this club is both a popular destination for pleasure cruises and for competitive regatta racing.

St Francis Yacht Club

St Francis Yacht Club(1.8 km)
Founded in 1927, this club has over 2,400 members and is also popular as both a cruise and regatta venue.

Battery Chamberlin

Battery Chamberlin(1.9 km)
Battery Chamberlin, built near Baker Beach in 1904, was constructed as part of a modernization effort to accommodate the lighter, stronger, more powerful coastal defense weapons developed in the 1880s.

Walt Disney Family Museum

Walt Disney Family Museum(0.8 km)
Opened in 2009, this museum focuses on the life of Walt Disney and his accomplishments.

Battery East

Battery East(0.6 km)
This fortification was built in the 1870s, to withstand newer and heavier ordinance.

Letterman Complex

Letterman Complex(1.6 km)
Established in 1898 to care for sick and wounded soldiers, it is the Army's oldest named general hospital and during WWII it became the largest Army hospital in the country.

San Francisco National Cemetery

San Francisco National Cemetery(0.6 km)
Many military personal have been buried here over the years, including a General from the American Civil War and 35 Medal of Honor recipients.

Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Tickets and Tours in San Francisco

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