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We've climbed the mountain, and after months of hard work, we're excited to present the new ParksConservancy.org. This site is all about connecting you to our Golden Gate National Parks, from robust park pages to new calendar listings, trail data, and more. There's lots of new stuff to explore. 

See all the new features and give us your feedback.

Monterey Bay Aquarium's Blue Whale sculpture at Crissy Field.

Meet the Blue Whale

Crissy Field sculpture raises awareness about ocean pollution

Hawk Hill trail

Top holiday hikes

Burn off those calories with our top park picks, have you hiked them all?

Featured Events

Make a Special Year-End Gift and It Will DOUBLE Up to $175,000!

Make a special year-end donation to the parks today to help us restore native plants, protect endangered species, and introduce kids to the wonders of nature.

Gifts for holidays 2018 from the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy.
Great gifts

Perfect park presents

Our gift guide has ideas big and small, fun and serious, and all supporting a great cause: Our parks!

Presidio group trail
Find your trail

NEW! Check out expanded trail data for our parks

San Francisco Public Library Summer Stride 2018.
Library love

National parks, public libraries: A match made for all

Mobile Trailhead, Roving Ranger
Learn More

Our Roving Ranger is a trailhead on four wheels

Allen's Hummingbird
Take a Quiz

Just for Fun: Personality Quizzes!

Find Your Park

Park Stories

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Events

Sunny day at Point Bonita Lighthouse
Mon, Dec 17 12:30pm-3:30pm
Marin Headlands, Point Bonita
Interpretive Walks, Recreation/Wellness, NPS, History

Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour

Discover how Point Bonita provided safe passage through the treacherous Golden Gate and experience the last manned lighthouse on the...

A group collects seed in a grassland. A volunteer holds a tray of seeds.
Tue, Dec 18 10:00am-2:00pm
Marin Headlands
Volunteer

Marin Headlands Nursery

Learn to grow and care for native plants while helping to preserve and restore your national park.

Bobcat
Tue, Dec 18 1:00pm-4:00pm
Park Academy, One Tam

One Tam Event: Wildlife Picture Index Workshop

During this event, we will teach you about the Wildlife Picture Index (WPI) and you will participate in the cataloging and identification...