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Name or Prominent Feature:
Fort Point
Area: San Francisco
UTM Coordinates
- Zone: 10
- Easting: 546097
- Northing: 4184884
Decimal Degrees Coordinates
- Longitude: 0
- Latitude: 0
Location: End of Marine Drive under Golden Gate Bridge
Nearest Milepost
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  • Hiking Trail
  • CCC Access Point
  • Parking
  • Prominent Man Made Feature
  • Restrooms
  • Historic Feature
  • Improved Surface
  • Historic Marker
  • Public Transportation
  • Signage


  • 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)


     

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      • Fort Point guarded the entrance to San Francisco Bay before the bridge was built.