Park stewardship at Mori Point, gardener holding plants

BE A PARK HERO

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

WHERE YOUTH BECOME LEADERS

Observing raptors from the top of Hawk Hill

FIND A NEW MOUNTAIN

The Golden Gate Bridge seen from Fort Baker.

OUR BEAUTIFUL BRIDGE

Baby foxes in Muir Woods

PARK WILDLIFE ENCOUNTER?

East Beach at Crissy Field

CRISSY FIELD'S NEXT CHAPTER

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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!

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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!

bat monitoring
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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Sunny day at Point Bonita Lighthouse
Mon, Aug 26 12:30pm-3:30pm
Marin Headlands, Point Bonita
History, Interpretive Walks, NPS, Recreation/Wellness

Point Bonita Lighthouse Tour

Discover how Point Bonita provided safe passage through the treacherous Golden Gate and experience the last manned lighthouse on the...

Tue, Aug 27 10:00am-2:00pm
Tennessee Valley
Volunteer

Habitat Restoration Team

Help restore and protect critical natural areas from the Marin Headlands to Bolinas Ridge.

Bobcat
Tue, Aug 27 1:00pm-4:00pm
Mount Tamalpais
Class/Workshop, Park Academy, One Tam

One Tam: Wildlife Picture Index Workshop

During this event, we will teach you about the Wildlife Picture Index (WPI) and you will participate in the cataloging and identification...