September 16, 2017

9 am-noon

Audience: Groups, Adults, High School Students, Middle School Students, Families, Seniors, Educators, Volunteers, Elementary School Students

Location: Marin County, San Francisco, San Mateo County

Event Type: Volunteer

Let's make trash extinct! Pitch in for California Coastal Cleanup Day and lend a hand throughout the Golden Gate National Parks and beyond! Cleanup and restoration activities will be happening in San Francisco, Marin, and Pacifica. Together we can keep our parks, neighborhoods, and shorelines clean, safe, and healthy for everyone.


1. Choose a Site and Register. Volunteers of all ages are welcome.

  • Individuals, families, and small groups: register online below.
  • Groups of 20 or more volunteers: please call (415) 561-3077 or email to register.

 2. Cleanup Sites: View map or choose by location below.

 3. On Saturday, 9/16 at 9 am, arrive at the cleanup site with:

  • Youth Volunteers (18 and under) - Bring a parent signed waiver: English waiver (PDF) | Spanish waiver (PDF).
  • Proper clothingclosed-toe shoes (no sandals), sunscreen, hat, and layers.
  • Your own reusable supplies! Limit waste by bringing your own bag or bucket, gloves, and water bottle if you have them. CONSERVE–BYO this year!

 4. Learn more about Coastal Cleanup Day.


We need more people here! Nearly 80% of the trash we collect in San Francisco comes from the East side. Contact: San Francisco Recreation and Park Department.

Registration Coming Soon! 2016 cleanup sites are listed below and will be similar for 2017.

  • Candlestick Point/Yosemite Slough North
  • Candlestick Point/Yosemite Slough South and Boat Ramp
  • Candlestick Point/Jackrabbit
  • Candlestick Point/Last Port
  • Candlestick Point/Executive Park
  • Heron’s Head Park
  • India Basin Open Space
  • Islais Creek Park
  • Pier 94
  • Warm Water Cove


Contact: Golden Gate National Parks, (415) 561-3077 or

  • Aquatic Park/Fisherman’s Wharf— Registration Coming Soon! 
    Site Captain: Aquarium of the Bay, SF Maritime NHP
  • Crissy FieldRegistration Coming Soon! 
    Site Captain: Presidio Trust
  • Baker BeachRegister >>
    Site Captain: NPS
  • East Beach and Crissy MarshRegister >>
    Site Captain: NPS
  • Lands End Register >>
    Site Captain: Parks Conservancy
  • Ocean Beach/Balboa & Sutro Heights ParkFULL
    Site Captain: San Francisco JROTC
  • Ocean Beach/Fulton and Golden Gate ParkRegister >>
    Site Captain: CA Coastal Commission, NPS, Parks Conservancy, San Francisco Recreation and Park Department
  • Ocean Beach/JudahRegister >>
    Site Captain:
  • Ocean Beach/NoriegaRegister >>
    Site Captain: Surfrider Foundation, San Francisco Chapter
  • Ocean Beach/Sloat - Register >>
    Site Captain: Surfrider Foundation, San Francisco Chapter
  • Ocean Beach/Fort FunstonRegister >>
    Site Captain: UC Davis SF Alumni Chapter, NPS, Parks Conservancy
  • San Francisco Marina Small Yacht Harbor & Marina Green— Registration Coming Soon! 
    Site Captain: San Francisco Recreation and Park Department


Thank you to our state-wide hosts and sponsors!
California Coastal Commission, California State Parks Foundation, Crystal Geyser Natural Alpine Spring Water, Oracle, AMCOR, Salesforce, UnionBank, Whale Tail License Plate Fund, Protect Our Coast and Oceans Fund, California State Parks Foundation, Ocean Conservancy, Argonaut, Leibowitz Pictures, DMAX Imaging, Community Printers, and Mohawk Fine Papers. 

Special Thanks to Recology for their continued partnership to help reduce waste and improve our recycling efforts in San Francisco!

Thank you to our local sponsors and site captains!
Bay Model, Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, National Park Service, Pacifica Beach Coalition, San Francisco Recreation and Park Department, and The Presidio Trust, Marin County Board of Supervisors and SF Department of the Environment

The Golden Gate National Parks Volunteer Program is a cooperative parkwide effort of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, the National Park Service, and the Presidio Trust. 

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