The Golden Gate Bridge seen from Fort Baker.

PARKS AND COVID-19

Our parks are here for you

The health and safety of the people in our parks is our top priority. We want to keep you updated about efforts in our parks to reduce the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Find the latest info on park closures here. You can still visit the parks virtually—check our page of resources and ideas, including creative crafts and some good news. Please take good care and be well.

Zoom background - forests of Mt. Tam

Zoom backgrounds: Meet in the parks!

Download some of our best photos to impress your coworkers and friends - the next best thing to being in the parks!

Downy Woodpecker

How to pull off a Backyard BioBlitz

You don't need to go far to discover nature; Here's how to ID wildlife all around you.

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YOUR PARKS NEED YOU NOW MORE THAN EVER

Your support helps ensure these places will be here in the future—please give now.

Coyote with its mouth open in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
Coyote facts

Coyotes: Truth and tips when encountering them in the parks

There are a lot of myths about coyotes in the Bay Area. Here are some tips for keeping coyotes and all wildlife in our parks wild.

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Mission blue butterfly on lupine plants
Mission blue breakthrough

Changing the game for endangered butterfly

San Francisco Critter Socks Collection.
Critter Socks

These special socks celebrate SF wildlife

Cloud hovers over the Golden Gate Bridge
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Events

Volunteers Working in Black Point Historic Gardens
Tue, May 26 9:00am-12:00pm
Fort Mason
Volunteer

(CANCELED) 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...

Trail at El Polin Springs, The Presidio
Tue, May 26 1:00pm-4:00pm
Presidio of San Francisco
Park Academy

(Canceled) Meditation in the Parks: Connecting

We invite you to join us for a quiet, peaceful and meditative walk through the forests in the Presidio. Let’s experience the beauty and...

Wed, May 27 8:00am-12:00pm
Alcatraz
Volunteer

(CANCELED) Alcatraz Historic Gardens

Help restore and maintain gardens once tended by the island’s military and penitentiary residents—add life, color, and vibrancy to the Rock...