A 2-minute overview of Golden Gate National Recreation Area in California. Golden Gate National Recreation Area is the largest urban National Park in the world. Stretching north and south of California’s famed Golden Gate, the recreation area is two and a half times the size of San Francisco, and encompasses over 28 miles of shoreline. It brings the richness of the National Park experience to a diverse urban community. Its tapestry of resources total over 75000 acres, and include Alcatraz Island, the Presidio, Marin Headlands, Bonita Lighthouse, Stinson Beach and a number of other fascinating sites. This video is part of “California Parks & Monuments DVD” – available on location at California parklands and from finleyholiday.com.