WE HAVE A NEW REGISTRATION SYSTEM FOR MEMBER EVENTS! To give all members a fair chance to participate, registration for most events will open one month in advance. Registration dates and links are listed below.
Presidio Tunnel Tops Preview
Thursday, February 16, 3:30-4:30 pm. Register Here.
Thursday, April 13, 3:30-4:30 pm. Register Here.
Get an insider’s view of the Presidio Tunnel Tops project, which will create 14 acres of parkland above the Presidio Parkway (Doyle Drive) tunnels. Join us for a tour of the site connecting the Main Post to Crissy Field. We will discuss many aspects of this project, including a youth campus/learning landscape and community plaza, and preview the brand-new Presidio Visitor Center.
Rodeo Beach to Batteries
Thursday, February 23, 2-4 pm. Register Here.
Join ranger emeritus and historian John Martini for a hike from Rodeo Beach up the Coastal Trail to the restored Battery Townsley. We’ll focus on the history of the fortifications, especially the dark months after Pearl Harbor when soldiers manned Battery Townsley round-the-clock in anticipation of invasion.
Evening Bird Hike
Monday, March 13, 6-8 pm. Register Here.
Learn about and listen for owls, as we take an easy evening walk on the trails of the Marin Headlands. With any luck, we'll see some elusive nighttime birds, and we'll also look out for other species that become more active at night. (Parking will be available at Marin Headlands Visitor center. No dogs. Bring a light, binoculars (optional), and comfortable walking shoes.)
Lincoln Park’s Lost Cemetery Walk
Thursday, March 9, 5:15-6:45 pm. Register Here.
Thursday, March 16, 6:15-7:45 pm. Register Here.
Few people realize that today’s Lincoln Park Golf Course was once “City Cemetery,” the final resting place for tens of thousands of San Francisco's dead, including a sprawling paupers’ graveyard called Potter’s Field. Join historian and retired ranger John Martini on this twilight exploration of the former cemetery, including visits to forgotten funerary monuments along the golf course fairways.
Tennessee Hollow Ramble
Thursday, April 6, 3:30-4:30 pm. Register Here.
Discover fresh trails and a newly restored watershed on this easy hike with Genny Bantle from the Presidio Trust. Explore MacArthur Meadow and its brand new raised boardwalk, and visit archaeological and cultural sites of the earliest colonial settlers of the Presidio.
Presidio Officers’ Club Tour
Thursday, April 13, 4-5 pm. Register Here.
Saturday, April 22, 10-11 am. Register Here.
Discover the historic Presidio Officers’ Club during this new docent-led tour. Learn more about the Presidio’s rich and vibrant history and see for yourself why the Officers’ Club is San Francisco’s newest hotspot for cultural events!
Bring the Kids! Crissy Field Evening Walk and Campfire
Friday, April 28, 5-6:30 pm. Register Here.
Join Crissy Field Center’s Community Programs team for an easy, family-friendly interpretive walk around the Crissy Field Marsh to explore this amazing restored habitat. Learn about the animals that call the marsh their home, as well as how the Ohlone used many of the native plants for food and healing. The walk will be followed by a campfire with ranger-led stories, songs, and s’mores! This program is designed to be fun and engaging for families with children ages 3–10.
A Visit With Rosie the Riveter
Saturday, May 6, 10:15 am-Noon. Registration opens 4/6.
Come explore our sister national park in Richmond, Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park! We’ll explore the exhibits and watch a movie, then hike the Bay Trail to the Rosie Memorial. A park ranger will explain how people during WWII came together for a greater cause. The park has wonderful picnic spots along the water, so bring a lunch!
Lands End Open House
Saturday, May 13, 10 am-1 pm. No RSVP necessary.
Come out for a special day just for members at Lands End! Stop by the member table near the Lands End Lookout to join a wildflower walk or a Sutro Baths history talk with John Martini, enjoy a park-theme treat, create some fun crafts, and more. Plus, members will receive 20% off all purchases at the Lookout, just in time for Mother’s Day!
The Legend and Legacy of the Buffalo Soldiers
Tuesday, May 23, 2-3:30 pm. Registration opens 4/23.
Join Park Ranger Frederik Penn for a tour of the Presidio Main Post and Cemetery, highlighting the history and legacy of the famed Buffalo Soldiers. Along the way, we’ll explore the reasons why they became some of the very first “park rangers,” the constant moral dilemma these soldiers faced, and the inspiration behind Bob Marley’s famous song about them.