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The Big Show is back. One of the most beautiful natural phenomena in our Golden Gate National Parks, the spring wildflower display generally begins in March and reaches its peak in April and May. This year, however, splashes of color are hitting the landscape-sized... more >>
“Is that hawk on a leash?!” The absurdity of the question nearly stopped me in my tracks last fall. As an intern and new docent with the Golden Gate Raptor Observatory, I had heard many of the same questions over and over again. Where... more >>
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we asked our field staff to share their favorite romantic trails—perfect for first dates, soul-soaring walks, and maybe even popping the question. Read on to see the sites and hikes our park experts recommended.
Pirates Cove Trail, Marin Headlands
Annually around late January, an explosion of magenta-red flowers appears on the rocky road cut that forms the east face of Hawk Hill along Conzelman Road in the Marin Headlands. These are clumps of Arabis blepharophylla, the coast rock cress, and they bloom for... more >>