Alcatraz Island seen from an Alcatraz Cruises boat.


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.

Double your impact for parks!

From now until the clock strikes midnight on December 31, your gift will be matched dollar-for-dollar!

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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Wed, Nov 25 12:00am-Thu, Nov 26 12:55am
Mount Tamalpais
Online, One Tam

One Tam Time of Thanks

Join us virtually for “One Tam Time of Thanks,” to celebrate and give thanks for our beloved mountain.

Wed, Nov 25 8:00am-12:00pm

(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...

Wed, Nov 25 9:00am-12:00pm
Presidio of San Francisco

(CANCELED) Presidio Habitat Stewards

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