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San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, CA

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Stand on the stern of BALCLUTHA, face west to feel the fresh wind blowing in from the Pacific Ocean. Located in the Fisherman's Wharf neighborhood, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park offers...[more]

A view of the park that includes a large building, lawns, walkways and water.
Aquatic Park Historic District

The Aquatic Park Historic District includes walkways, gardens, a cable car turnaround, and the Streamline Moderne-style bathhouse building (upper left of photo) completed in 1939. A section of the Golden Gate Bridge is visible in the upper right corner.

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A three-masted sailing ship with a rainbow behind it.
BALCLUTHA at Hyde Street Pier

BALCLUTHA at Hyde Street Pier

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Children and adults playing near the water's edge.
Visitors enjoying Aquatic Park beach

Visitors enjoying Aquatic Park beach. The 1886 square-rigger BALCLUTHA is moored at Hyde Street Pier.

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The bow and figurehead of an 1886 sailing ship.
The figurehead on the bow of BALCLUTHA

The figurehead on the bow of BALCLUTHA. The Golden Gate Bridge is in the background.

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Visitors on the deck of a ship pulling on rope to raise a sail.
Visitors help raise the staysail on BALCLUTHA

Visitors help raise the staysail on BALCLUTHA.

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An aerial view of the park.
An aerial view of the park.

An aerial view of the park with the city of San Francisco in the background. Hyde Street Pier and the historic ships are on the left and the Bathhouse Building (Maritime Museum) is on the right. Municipal Pier curves through the foreground.

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San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

Address

San Francisco Maritime NHP
Fort Mason Center, Building E
San Francisco, CA 94123
Email:SAFR_Planning@nps.gov

Directions

http://www.nps.gov/anac/planyourvisit/directions.htm

Activities
  • BIKING BIKING
  • BOATING BOATING
  • FISHING FISHING
  • HIKING HIKING
  • PADDLING PADDLING
  • PHOTOGRAPHY PHOTOGRAPHY
  • SWIMMING SWIMMING
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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