Archeology. Photo Credits: NPS.

The national parks of the San Francisco Bay Area encompass innumerable archeological artifacts that provide a wealth of information about the people who have lived and died here. Bay Area parks have been an integral part of many important periods in natural and human history. Please see the links to the right to learn more. If you happen to be lucky enough to find yourself in the midst of some of these sites, please remember to respect these special and fragile places and leave them as you found them.