Fort Point

Point Details

Nearest Town: San Francisco
Location: End of Marine Drive under Golden Gate Bridge

Nearest Milepost
Mile Number:

37.810080214365, -122.47631075903 ↗

Trail Section


Fort Point was the first defensive site on San Francisco Bay, built in 1853-1861. Teh golden Gate Bridge was designed to fit over the fort, which can be toured as a historical monument. (closed in 2007 for repairs)


  • CCC Access Point
  • Hiking Trail
  • Historic Feature
  • Historic Marker
  • Improved Surface
  • Parking
  • Prominent Man Made Feature
  • Public Transportation
  • Restrooms
  • Signage

Aerial Photo from California Coastal Records Project

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