Park stewardship at Mori Point, gardener holding plants


View over Tennessee Valley toward the beach and ocean


Getting out in 2023

Wow, Alcatraz Island has been open to the public for 50 years as a national park site. See what’s new on the island and book your tickets to visit soon.

Thinking about your next trip to the parks? Check out our top picks for accessible spots, and start at our visitor centers at the Presidio, Lands End, and Fort Point. Parks Conservancy members get special discounts there. Join today!

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

Why we're watching wildlife

Exciting new technologies are helping us learn more about the animals of the GGNRA.

Two children sit and sketch nature from a low tree branch in Rancho Coral de Tierra

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Seven principles

How to leave no trace: Seven principles to follow

Each of us plays a vital role in protecting our national parks. These seven core principles can be applied anywhere, at any time, while taking part in recreational activities. How many do you already follow?

A park ranger smiling during a program on Alcatraz Island.
Ranger Q&A

Ranger is sparking new Alcatraz conversations

Bald Eagle
Eagle sightings

Here's why Bald Eagle sightings are rising

Black and yellow infant cap with animal eyes.
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Park Store: Parks After Dark collection

Parks Conservancy's Roving Ranger overlooks the Golden Gate
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Muir Woods with ranger and kids
Wed, Feb 28 1:15pm-1:30pm
Mount Tamalpais, Muir Woods National Monument
Nature/Science, NPS, Recreation/Wellness

Daily Ranger Talk at 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.
Wed, Feb 28 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.​​

Thu, Feb 29 8:00am-12:00pm
Earth Week, 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...