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Pacific Overlook
 ***A section of the Coastal Trail just north of the Pacific Overlook is closed indefinitely due to storm damage. A repair plan is now being created. Please use caution and follow detour signage. Periodic updates will be posted on the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy website.***
Perched atop rugged coastal bluffs, the Pacific Overlook provides expansive views of the Pacific Ocean, from Land’s End to the Golden Gate Bridge. From this vantage, visitors can imagine the many ships that traveled these waters, like the San Carlos, the Spanish galleon that discovered the Golden Gate, or admire the natural history of the area. Built to reflect its natural surroundings, the overlook preserves a willow grove just below the plaza and uses reclaimed cypress wood from the Presidio’s reforestation project for rustic wooden benches.
New bike lanes and hiking paths along Lincoln Boulevard make the Pacific Overlook the perfect place to pause and take in the vast Pacific Ocean before continuing on the California Coastal Trail, Bay Area Ridge Trail, or Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail. Also nearby and viewable from the overlook is the popular Batteries to Bluffs Trail, which allows visitors to explore historic batteries and restored coastal habitat. A future trail will make the Pacific Overlook easily accessible to campers at Rob Hill Campground.
Pacific Overlook was made possible by a gift from the Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund.
Location: Near the intersection of Lincoln Boulevard and Washington Boulevard, and along PresidiGo Shuttle Presidio Hills Route. Parking at the World War II Memorial and Langdon Court.
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