East Beach at Crissy Field

CRISSY FIELD'S NEXT CHAPTER

Park stewardship at Mori Point, gardener holding plants

BE A PARK HERO

Observing raptors from the top of Hawk Hill

FIND A NEW MOUNTAIN

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

WHERE YOUTH BECOME LEADERS

Baby foxes in Muir Woods

PARK WILDLIFE ENCOUNTER?

The Golden Gate Bridge seen from Fort Baker.

OUR BEAUTIFUL BRIDGE

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In our Golden Gate National Parks, bridges are focal points and starting points. They soar above us, forcing us to stop and look, before connecting us to new adventures.

Our 2019 Report to the Community celebrates bridging: People to parks, past to future, and even father to daughter. Check out the full stunning presentation here, including stirring videos, fun interactive graphics, and the stories of people who have been instrumental to bridging in our parks.

Lands End overlook with views of the Golden Gate Bridge.

New SF Crosstown Trail: Tips for beautiful connections

What a wonderful idea: Hike from Candlestick to Lands End. It's doable and fun, and here are some of our tricks.

Dancing at NightHowl 2017

Grab your friends! NightHowl is coming

It's the hottest park party of the year, get your tickets now before they disappear!

Featured Events

You Can Ensure That Our Parks Will Always Welcome All

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

A group of NPS rangers rally together during the Junior Ranger Jamboree in 2016.
Go hatty

Secrets of the iconic ranger 'flat hat'

Fun tidbits about everybody's favorite hat so you can stump the next park ranger you meet!

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Go batty

Dangerous news for California bats: How you can help

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Crissy Field: Before and after its transformation

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Discover history: Visit the Alcatraz Park store

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Get to know our new President & CEO!

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Tue, Aug 20 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.

Wed, Aug 21 8:00am-12:00pm
Alcatraz
Volunteer

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, Aug 21 9:00am-12:00pm
Presidio of San Francisco
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Presidio Habitat Stewards

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