The Golden Gate Bridge seen from Fort Baker.

PARKS AND COVID-19

Our parks are here for you

The health and safety of the people in our parks is our top priority. We want to keep you updated about efforts in our parks to reduce the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Find the latest info on park closures here. You can still visit the parks virtually—check our page of resources and ideas, including creative crafts and some good news. Please take good care and be well.

Graphics help people stay safe in the parks.

Something you CAN share with friends

COVID-19 guidelines for our parks: Info you and everybody else needs to know.

Downy Woodpecker

How to pull off a Backyard BioBlitz

You don't need to go far to discover nature; Here's how to ID wildlife all around you.

Featured Events

YOU CAN ENSURE THAT OUR PARKS WILL ALWAYS WELCOME ALL

More than ever, we need public lands where communities can come together.

Coyote with its mouth open in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
Coyote facts

Coyotes: Truth and tips when encountering them in the parks

There are a lot of myths about coyotes in the Bay Area. Here are some tips for keeping coyotes and all wildlife in our parks wild.

Golden Gate National Parks stickers
How to win

Show us your national park stickers

Mission blue butterfly on lupine plants
Mission blue breakthrough

Changing the game for endangered butterfly

San Francisco Critter Socks Collection.
Critter Socks

These special socks celebrate SF wildlife

Cloud hovers over the Golden Gate Bridge
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Events

Volunteers Working in Black Point Historic Gardens
Tue, Apr 07 9:00am-12:00pm
Fort Mason
Volunteer

(CANCELED) Black Point Historic Gardens

Help us restore the long-neglected gardens of East Black Point, a spectacular park site tucked away above the bustling San Francisco...

A group collects seed in a grassland. A volunteer holds a tray of seeds.
Tue, Apr 07 10:00am-2:00pm
Marin Headlands
Volunteer

(CANCELED) Marin Headlands Nursery

Learn to grow and care for native plants while helping to preserve and restore your national park.

Wed, Apr 08 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...