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Getting out in 2023

It’s a great time of year to get out in the GGNRA, and you might even see some wildflowers or wildlife. Use our park pages to find a new trail or join us for one of our fun and informative park events.

Start your park outings at our visitor centers at the Presidio, Lands End, and Fort Point. Parks Conservancy members get special discounts there. Join today!

California poppies seen in the Golden Gate national parks.

Best wildflower trails without the crowds

Here's where to see brilliant blooms while also preserving parks.

We’re welcoming new communities into the parks with artwork like Favianna Rodriguez’s breathtaking "Ancestral Futurism" mural at Presidio Tunnel Tops.

MEMBERS BRING JOY AND ART TO OUR PARKS

Become a member today to support our work to make parks for all.

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Parks Conservancy members help welcome new communities into the parks with programs like art at Presidio Tunnel Tops. Become a member today and make a lasting impact on the parks you love. 

Photographer and Waterfall on Steep Ravine Trail
Waterfall hikes

Waterfall hikes: Best places to go

This is the time of year for spectacular waterfalls. See picks for hikes and tips for taking photos there.

Gardens at Alcatraz
Historic Gardens

Historic milestone for Alcatraz Gardens

A gray fox sits atop a log in the woods of mount tamalpais scratching its ear with its foot.
Wildlife Watch

New tech helps us watch wildlife

Book cover for 'How the Golden Gate Bridge Got Its Color'
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Parks Conservancy's Roving Ranger overlooks the Golden Gate
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Events

Muir Woods with ranger and kids
Fri, May 24 1:15pm-1:30pm
Mount Tamalpais, Muir Woods National Monument
Nature/Science, NPS, Recreation/Wellness

Welcome to the Woods 15-Minute NPS Ranger Talk | Founders Grove

Join a Muir Woods Ranger in a grove of towering Coast Redwoods for a 15-minute talk.

A Golden Gate National Recreation Area Park Ranger leads a discussion at Presidio Tunnel Tops Campfire Circle.
Fri, May 24 4:00pm-4:30pm
Crissy Field, Presidio of San Francisco, Presidio Tunnel Tops
History, NPS

Campfire Program

Join National Park Service rangers for free campfire talks at Presidio Tunnel Tops every Friday to Monday at 4 pm through Labor Day.​​

Sunny day at Point Bonita Lighthouse
Fri, May 24 6:00pm-7:30pm
Marin Headlands, Point Bonita
History, Interpretive Walks, NPS, Recreation/Wellness

Point Bonita Lighthouse Sunset Tour

Follow in the footsteps of a lighthouse keeper! Join docents for a guided sunset program, and learn about the geology, ecology, and history...