East Beach at Crissy Field

CRISSY FIELD'S NEXT CHAPTER

Observing raptors from the top of Hawk Hill

FIND A NEW MOUNTAIN

Baby foxes in Muir Woods

PARK WILDLIFE ENCOUNTER?

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

WHERE YOUTH BECOME LEADERS

Park stewardship at Mori Point, gardener holding plants

BE A PARK HERO

The Golden Gate Bridge seen from Fort Baker.

OUR BEAUTIFUL BRIDGE

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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

YOU CAN ENSURE THAT OUR PARKS WILL ALWAYS WELCOME ALL

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

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

Cloud hovers over the Golden Gate Bridge
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Watch: TV special all about these parks!

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Events

Wed, Jan 22 9:00am-12:00pm
Presidio of San Francisco
Volunteer

Presidio Habitat Stewards

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

Volunteers at Work
Wed, Jan 22 10:00am-2:30pm
Mount Tamalpais
Volunteer

Invasive Plant Patrol

Hiking with a mission – help find and remove new infestations of invasive weeds while exploring the parks.

A large group smiles and holds up dirty hand while working in the nursery.
Wed, Jan 22 1:00pm-4:00pm
Marin Headlands
Volunteer

Marin Headlands Nursery

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