Inspiring Young Emerging Leaders (I-YEL) program participants.

WHERE YOUTH BECOME LEADERS

East Beach at Crissy Field

CRISSY FIELD'S NEXT CHAPTER

Baby foxes in Muir Woods

PARK WILDLIFE ENCOUNTER?

The Golden Gate Bridge seen from Fort Baker.

OUR BEAUTIFUL BRIDGE

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Observing raptors from the top of Hawk Hill

FIND A NEW MOUNTAIN

Park stewardship at Mori Point, gardener holding plants

BE A PARK HERO

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There’s lots to celebrate with friends and family this holiday season, especially our region’s spectacular trails!

We’ve got you covered: Check out our picks for top trails with family in the Golden Gate National Parks, great accessible trails, or try San Francisco’s new Crosstown Trail. Whichever trail you choose, remember trail etiquette and start with our trail data. We hope you and your loved ones enjoy hitting the trail!

Andy Goldsworthy’s installation Tree Fall

Hidden gems to discover in our parks

From hidden beaches to art pieces right under your nose, here are the best spots to escape the crowds.

Three people embrace in front of excavator.

Throwing soil at Presidio Tunnel Tops 'Groundmaking'

Nancy Pelosi, youth and park leaders celebrate a historic moment in a new park for all.

Featured Events

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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.

Eloy Martinez, third from right, at an event on Alcatraz.
Q&A

First Person: Q&A with an original Alcatraz Occupier

Eloy Martinez speaks about potlaches, dancing, and activism as we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Alcatraz occupation by the Indians of All Tribes.

Tree with stones placed on branches with Golden Gate Bridge in background
Hit the Trail

History, art abound at Fort Mason

Chris Lehnertz (left) with her award’s namesake, former National Park Service Director Fran Mainella, at the Hartzog awards ceremony
Award

Chris Lehnertz honored for commitment to inclusion

Redwood fog globe, available at Parks Conservancy stores and online.
Fog Globes

This feel-good gift celebrates SF fog

Before-and-after images crissy field
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Crissy Field: Before and after its transformation

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Events

Sunny day at Point Bonita Lighthouse
Mon, Dec 09 12:30pm-3:30pm
Marin Headlands, Point Bonita
History, Interpretive Walks, NPS, Recreation/Wellness

Point Bonita Lighthouse

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

Volunteers Working in Black Point Historic Gardens
Tue, Dec 10 9:00am-12:00pm
Fort Mason
Volunteer

Black Point Historic Gardens

Help us restore the long-neglected gardens of East Black Point, a spectacular park site tucked away above the bustling San Francisco...

Habitat Restoration in Tennessee Valley
Tue, Dec 10 10:00am-2:00pm
Tennessee Valley
Volunteer

Habitat Restoration Team

Help restore and protect critical natural areas from the Marin Headlands to Bolinas Ridge.