'The Big Lockup' exhibit at Alcatraz Island

NEW EXPERIENCES

Summer Parks Ideas

Looking to get out into the parks in 2022? We’ve got ideas whether you’ve got 5 minutes, an hour, or longer. ANY time in the parks is good. So maybe now is the time to try a new trail or see some artwork in the Presidio or Lands End.

A huge thanks to Parks Conservancy members, who make these wonderful park moments possible. Not a member yet? Resolve to help parks this year by becoming a member today!

Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland gazing at the Golden Gate Bridge

Best pics from a very special year

We had much to celebrate in 2021, and these photos say it all.

Visitors and families bask in a golden sunset where the water meets the sands of Ocean Beach.

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NPS Aquatic Ecologist Darren Fong surveying tide pools in the Marin Headlands
Tide pools

Guide to tide pools in the GGNRA

Here's where to go, the colorful species to look for (but don't touch!) and why we're monitoring tide pools for changes.

Coffee at the Warming Hut
Coffee spots

Best ways to do coffee in the parks

Adventure Guides walk on logs in the parks.
Adventure Guides

Adventuring at Presidio Tunnel Tops

'Alcatraz Escape Files' book cover with inside page.
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Park store: Explore park books

Mission blue butterfly seen landing on a yellow flower.
40 for 40

Celebrating 40 years of parks + people

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Events

Volunteer at the Presidio
Sat, Jan 29 9:00am-12:00pm
Presidio of San Francisco
Volunteer

Presidio Habitat Stewards

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

Habitat Restoration in Tennessee Valley
Sun, Jan 30 9:30am-2:30pm
Bolinas Ridge
Volunteer

Habitat Restoration Team

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

Wed, Feb 02 8:00am-12:00pm
Alcatraz
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...