An accessible free shuttle bus, PresidiGo, runs through the Presidio, making several stops (not all are accessible). The bus has space for two people in wheelchairs.
Trailhead: Eastern end: the Presidio's Lombard Gate. Western end: Golden Gate Bridge Plaza.
Length: Over 4 total miles
Typical Width: 4 ft. & above
Typical Grade: GentleThe NPS web page for this trail says that the average grade is 2.9 and the maximum grade is 10.8 percent. An average ramp is 8 percent.
DescriptionThe Presidio Promenade's route follows both dedicated pathways and broad sidewalks, and is not always clearly signed; to find your way, it's helpful to download the detailed Presidio map from the park's website or stop by the visitor center to pick one up. Begin your trek along the Presidio Promenade just inside the park's Lombard Street Gate, marked...
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The facilities listed below meet all of our access criteria unless otherwise noted.
Accessible Parking: Yes
Accessible Restroom: Yes
Accessible Restroom: Limited Accessibility
Restrooms in the temporary Presidio visitor center in Building 105 on Montgomery St. are only partially accessible; the turnaround space is narrow and the toilet height is 14."
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|Managing Agency:||National Park Service|
|Nearest City:||San Francisco|
|Phone:||Main Post visitor center: (415) 561-4323|
|Hours:||Trails are open 24 hours. Presidio visitor center: Hours vary depending on the season; call ahead.|
|Dogs:|| In restricted areas|
Dogs are allowed on leash along the Presidio Promenade. Note that as of summer 2012, the GGNRA's dog management guidelines were under review and are subject to change.
|Public Transportation:||PresidiGo, Muni|
Did You Know?
El Polin Spring, at the end of MacArthur Avenue in a residential area southeast of the Main Post, has a short accessible loop trail (boardwalk and gravel) around a spring that was a source of fresh water for the native people and early settlers. A portion of the creek has been "daylighted" and native plants restored. This riparian habitat is an especially rewarding place for bird-watching, and picnic areas and parking are accessible.
Reviewed by Eileen Ecklund, July 28, 2012
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