The annual Trails Forever Dinner features casual attire, trailside cocktails, a seated dinner in a spectacular park setting, a live auction of exclusive park experiences, and a campfire with toe-tapping tunes.

COME ONE, COME ALL TO THE
12TH ANNUAL 
TRAILS FOREVER DINNER 
AT LANDS END
Golden Gate National Parks, San Francisco

Friday, September 19 5:30-11 PM

ENJOY Ferris wheel rides and coastal cocktails
RELAX overlooking the historic Sutro Baths and Pacific Ocean
SAVOR cuisine by Paula LeDuc Fine Catering
BID on 10 once-in-a-lifetime park outings
DANCE to the Yes Men or warm by the campfire

Trail-chic attire, flat shoes, and warm coats

Valet-directed parking.


Support Trails Forever

Tickets must be purchased in advance.

Trailblazer: $50,000

  • Table for 10 at dinner in premium location
  • Recognition in Conservancy’s Annual Report and Gateways quarterly newsletter
  • Hike and lunch for up to 20 people on a Golden Gate National Parks trail of your choice, led by a park naturalist

Trail Builder: $25,000

  • Table for 10 at dinner in premium location
  • Recognition in Conservancy’s Annual Report and Gateways quarterly newsletter

Trail Trekker: $12,500

  • Table for 10 at dinner

Trail Hiker: $8,000

  • Six seats at dinner

Trail Steward: $5000

  • Four seats at dinner

Trail Scout: $2,000

  • Two seats at dinner

Individual Seats: $500

All ticket purchases above Individual Seats will be recognized in the printed program.

Contributions above $200 per seated guest are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. *Other contributions are wholly tax-deductible.

If you would like to purchase tickets or have any questions, please contact Sintia Morfin at (415) 561-3039.


Live Auction Packages

HIKING TO A HOOTENANNY
Wrangle a posse for a rollicking hike along the scenic Dias Ridge Trail down to Muir Beach, and then tuck into a hearty ranch meal in the Golden Gate Dairy barn.
FOR 12

MARINER’S PARADISE
Bake bread with Mark Buell at his bucolic Bolinas home, and chop it up with your best chums over an exceptional waterfront repast prepared by culinary luminary Alice Waters.
FOR 12

ARTFULLY ALCATRAZ
Experience the landmark art event, @Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz, with a personal tour of the provocative exhibition—then engage in stimulating conversation over dinner on the island.
FOR 20

MUIRLY UNFORGETTABLE
Enjoy a fine meal with loved ones, in the shade of the redwoods at Muir Woods, surrounded by a symphony of brook song and forest chorus. This is the stuff of a lifelong memory.
FOR 12

LOVE’S END AT LANDS END
Follow the We Players in and around Sutro Baths as they stage Giraudoux’s tragic Ondine in spring 2015.  Then retreat to the romance of an intimate dinner in lovely Sutro Heights Park—a rare treat!
FOR 20

CAMPING WITH THE STARS
Indulge in a luxurious “glamping” experience, featuring a gourmet dinner and breakfast, at one of the parks’ most sought-after camp sites—Kirby Cove, right by the Golden Gate.
FOR 12

A VIEW TO DRINK IN
Gather your neighbors for an easy stroll to some serious fun!  Enjoy an exquisite cocktail party and music at an extraordinary location—Inspiration Point in the Presidio.
FOR 40

A DAY WORTH FRAMING
It’s a picture-perfect excursion: Hike the famous and spectacular Dipsea Trail down to Stinson Beach, break bread at a local gallery, and browse artwork by local artists.
FOR 16

TASTE OF THE HIGH LIFE
Soak up sweeping vistas and savor a tented dinner at the west peak of Mount Tamalpais—the rooftop of Marin County, and glorious gable of the Golden Gate National Parks!
FOR 12

GOLDEN GATE DRIVE-IN
How about dinner and a film screening in your exclusive outdoor theater, by the most beautiful bridge in the world?  Watch “Vertigo” at one of its memorable locations—Fort Point!
FOR 40


Trails Forever Dinner Committee

Martha Ehmann Conte
Staci Slaughter
Co-chairs

Suzanne Badenhoop
Julie Baldocchi
Janice Barger
Nancy Benjamin
Kelly Bourke
Mark Buell
Lisi Dean
Katelyn Dyson
Randi and Bob Fisher
Julie Flynn
Jessica Parish Galloway
Doug and Lisa Goldman
Kelly Halper
Charlene Harvey
Amanda Hoenigman
Linda Howell
Diana Kapp

 

Kathy Kimball
Sandy Leonard
Anne Lind
Evan Marwell
Stephanie Mellin
Stacy Nelson
Anne Parish
Julie Parish
Sonja Perkins
Susan Reinhart
Matthew Rhoa
Amy Ritter
Maria Ruibal
Andy and Leslie Schilling
Charlotte Tracy
Kathleen Volkmann
Kirby Walker
Cindy Weil
Lynn Wendell
Molly Wuthrich


Contact Information

Sintia Morfin
(415) 561-3039
smorfin@parksconservancy.org


Directions to the 2014 Trails Forever Dinner at Lands End:

FROM MARIN:

  • Travel South on Hwy 101/Hwy 1 onto the Golden Gate Bridge
  • Stay on the furthest right lane as you cross the toll booths
  • Take the first exit immediately after the toll booths onto Merchant Road
  • Turn Right onto Lincoln Blvd
  • Continue onto El Camino del Mar
  • Turn Left onto 25th Avenue
  • Turn Right onto Geary Blvd
  • Continue onto Point Lobos Avenue
  • Turn Right onto El Camino del Mar
  • There will be signs and valet attendants to direct you to parking

FROM SAN FRANCISCO:

  • Travel West on Geary Blvd
  • Continue onto Point Lobos Avenue
  • Turn Right onto El Camino del Mar
  • There will be signs and valet attendants to direct you to parking

FROM THE PENINSULA:

  • Take Hwy 280 North
  • Exit at 19th Avenue and drive north
  • Continue North on Presidio Parkway Hwy 101/Hwy 1
  • Turn Right onto Anza Street
  • Turn Left onto Funston Street
  • Turn Left onto Geary Blvd
  • Continue onto Point Lobos Avenue
  • Turn Right onto El Camino del Mar
  • There will be signs and valet attendants to direct you to parking