Alcatraz Island seen from an Alcatraz Cruises boat.

ESCAPE TO ALCATRAZ

Our parks are here for you

The parks are opening for you this fall! With fewer people around and more room to roam, now is the time to visit the Golden Gate Bridge, Fort Point National Historic Site, Alcatraz Island, and other places that make the Bay Area such a special place to live. 

Keep following our updating page for the latest on which sites are open, and check out our Fall Guide to the Parks for tips, events, and more info. We’ll see you out in the parks!

Western Pond Turtle Release

Turtle power in our parks

Find out why California's only freshwater turtles are being reintroduced here. Or just enjoy the cute pics.

Presidio Tunnel Tops

Once-in-a-century opportunity

Help us build the brand-new Presidio Tunnel Tops and continue all of our work in the parks!

Featured Events

A New Place For All

Support the new Tunnel Tops parklands and all our amazing parks and programs by becoming a member today!

Alcatraz Citadel Flyby
Check it out

This hidden Alcatraz spot is closed to the public, but open to you

Embark on a very cool fly-through of the Alcatraz Citadel, a subterranean level that's normally closed off to the public.

Statements from Parks Conservancy open letter.
Read the letter

Open letter: Black Lives Matter in parks, communities

A fireman walks away from a controlled burn.
Fire tactics

How we're addressing wildfire safety in parks

Colored pencils next to a piece of paper titled "Parks at Home: Activity Pack"
Fun activities

Free 'Parks at Home' Activity Pack

Annual Report 2020 cover.
Annual Report

Annual Report: Emotional stories, videos, more

Find Your Park

Park Stories

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Events

Fri, Oct 23 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...

Fri, Oct 23 9:00am-12:00pm
Presidio of San Francisco
Volunteer

(CANCELED) Presidio Forest Stewards

Help tend to the health of the Presidio’s historic forests.

Fri, Oct 23 9:00am-12:00pm
Fort Mason
Volunteer

(CANCELED) Golden Gate Historic Landscaping and Maintenance - Fort Mason

Help with vegetation management and site improvements at Sutro Heights and along the San Francisco shoreline.