Park stewardship at Mori Point, gardener holding plants

BE A PARK HERO

Baby foxes in Muir Woods

PARK WILDLIFE ENCOUNTER?

Observing raptors from the top of Hawk Hill

FIND A NEW MOUNTAIN

The Golden Gate Bridge seen from Fort Baker.

OUR BEAUTIFUL BRIDGE

East Beach at Crissy Field

CRISSY FIELD'S NEXT CHAPTER

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

WHERE YOUTH BECOME LEADERS

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, all canceled events here, and alerts from the National Park Service here. You can visit the parks virtually—on our Instagram feed or with these crafty ideas. Please take good care and be well.

Water bottle covered in park stickers.

Show us your national park stickers!

Share your awesome sticker or patch collection and you could win NEW park stickers or a framed print!

Outrigger canoes paddle under the Golden Gate Bridge.

Park views from an outrigger canoe

Find out how the Tamalpais Outrigger Canoe Club honors our parks and the history of the sport.

Featured Events

YOU CAN ENSURE THAT OUR PARKS WILL ALWAYS WELCOME ALL

More than ever, we need public lands where communities can come together.

Photographer and Waterfall on Steep Ravine Trail
Waterfall hikes

Here are some great waterfall photography tips, best waterfall hikes

Even though 2020 got off to a low-water start, our park waterfalls are still rushing. Here are our picks for some of the best waterfall hikes on Mt. Tam and beyond.

Mission blue butterfly on lupine plants
Mission blue breakthrough

How we're changing the game for endangered butterfly

Four hikers trek down the SCA Trail in the Marin Headlands with the Golden Gate Bridge in the background.
Bridge views

Trails with great views of the Golden Gate Bridge

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

Wed, Apr 01 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...

Wed, Apr 01 9:00am-12:00pm
Presidio of San Francisco
Volunteer

(CANCELED) Presidio Habitat Stewards

Help restore natural areas and create important wildlife corridors in the Presidio of San Francisco.

Wed, Apr 01 9:00am-12:00pm
Sutro Historic District
Volunteer

(CANCELED) Golden Gate Historic Landscaping and Maintenance - Sutro Heights

Help restore and maintain historic landscapes and cultural resources along the shoreline of San Francisco.