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.

Please join us for a night on the Bay at the Fort Baker Fishing Pier in Sausalito.

Friday September 27, 2013 5:30–11pm

Leave the Bay Trail Behind
as you walk over water to this year’s Trails Forever Dinner

Net a Sea Breezy Cocktail
while taking in 360° views – of water, bridges, and lights!

Reel In
some delish cuisine by Paula Le Duc Fine Catering

Cast High and Often
to snag 10 unforgettable and unique park outings

Feel the “Lure”
of the Yes Men and a toasty campfire under the stars

Trail-chic attire, flat shoes, and warm coat.

Valet-directed parking.

Directions to Trails Forever Dinner (PDF) >>

Tickets must be purchased in advance.

Support Trails Forever

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 blankets for your guests.

Trail Builder: $25,000

  • Table for 10 at dinner in premium location.
  • Recognition in Conservancy’s Annual Report and Gateways quarterly newsletter.
  • Trail blankets for your guests.

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

Baseball Glove

#1 Our Park to the Ballpark
From diamonds to diamond via limo – start with a tour of Presidio ball parks, on to a sparkling breakfast at Tiffany & Co., and then to AT&T Park, hang out in the Giants dugout during practice, and score seats behind home plate. For 6


#2 You’ll Have a Blast!
Entertain your guests with an intimate Trione Vineyards wine-maker’s dinner in the historic “gunpowder magazine” on the Presidio Main Post—featuring Andy Goldsworthy’s newest installation, “Tree Fall.” For 8

Redwood branch

#3 Reservation Under Redwoods
Stroll Muir Woods on a ranger-led VIP tour, and then relax with delectable hors d’oeuvres and a seated dinner in the pleasant company of friends—and fronds. For 12


#4 Big Fun at the Big Gun
Hunker in the bunker for fine food and wine in Battery Chamberlin at Baker Beach! Sip beachside cocktails and then get cozy for a sumptuous repast in a pop-up “wine cave.” For 10


#5 Some Quality Family Time
Join the Bechtle/Galloway clan on a Joachim run or a Nancy walk of their favorite Presidio trails, ending with foot massages and Jessica’s brunch in the Rob Hill Great Room, with Stephen’s nature images on display. For 16

Vintage binoculars

#6 Flour, Water, and Wonder
Bake (and then break) bread with Mark Buell, bird watch on Bolinas Lagoon with a local expert, and savor a once-in-a-lifetime lunch catered by the legendary Alice Waters. For 10


#7 For “Rock” Stars Only
Take a private tour of infamous Alcatraz Island, and indulge in a truly exceptional opportunity: dinner in the former hospital. Dream away at the dazzling skyline on the boat ride back! For 20


#8 Star Trails to Paradise
Be the first to host an intimate tented dinner on Battery Yates—then enjoy stargazing, two rooms for two nights at Cavallo Point Lodge, raptor-watching from Hawk Hill, spa massages, and a Murray Circle dinner. For 4

Sea Star

#9 Clawfully Good Fun
Discover a beautiful secluded beach at Kirby Cove—and then delight in a tented crab feast. Stay the night in luxe camping accommodations at a tucked-away campsite! For 12


#10 Fund-a-Foot of Trail
Calling all trail hikers, runners, bikers, and riders! Help us finish the spectacular Dias Ridge Trail near Muir Beach, by pledging support at $150/foot.

Trails Forever Dinner Committee

Martha Ehmann Conte
Staci Slaughter

Julie Baldocchi
Janice Barger
Nancy Benjamin
Kelly Bourke
Mark Buell
Lisi Dean
Katelyn Dyson
Carolyn Edwards
Randi & Bob Fisher
Jessica Parish Galloway
Molly Gamble
Kelly Halper
Charlene Harvey
Amanda Hoenigman


Linda Howell
Diana Kapp
Kathy Kimball
Sandy Leonard
Anne Lind
Evan Marwell & Tracy Leeds
Stephanie Mellin
Stacy Nelson
Julie & Will Parish
Anne Parish
Cindy Rigatti
Maria Ruibal
Andy & Leslie Schilling
Charlotte Tracy
Kathleen Volkmann
Kirby Walker
Lynn Wendell
Molly Wuthrich

Contact Information

Sintia Morfin
(415) 561-3039