Presidio Tunnel Tops (Photo: James Corner) Presidio Tunnel Tops (Photo: James Corner)

New park, walkways in SFO

Presidio Tunnel Tops has opened in the Presidio of San Francisco.

Built over the tops of the Presidio Parkway highway tunnels, the site comprises 14 acres of new national parkland, connecting the Presidio’s historic Main Post and Crissy Field for the first time in 86 years.

Shaped by community input and funded by US$98m in philanthropic gifts, the US$118m Presidio Tunnel Tops features scenic overlooks with views of the Golden Gate Bridge and the city, paths and gardens, a welcome plaza with food and visitor services, a campfire circle, picnic grounds, a nature play area, and more.

Its opening season includes free
family-friendly events and activities and an inaugural art exhibition.