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Gateways

Our quarterly membership newsletter includes expert tips, updates on site improvements, special features, stunning photography, and much more! View an example of Gateways (PDF) and become a Member of the Parks Conservancy today!

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Art Projects from De Colores Arts "Presidio Tunnel Tops Park Art Series"
Gateways Article
We connected with De Colores Arts to learn more about the 7-week-long "Presidio Tunnel Tops Park Art Series" hosted at the Crissy Field Center Art Lab.
Crissy Marsh
Gateways Article
With our partners, we're on a mission to reduce emissions, adapt for a changing climate, and encourage visitors to join and move in the most sustainable ways possible in the outdoors.
Joyce Guy at work in the field
Article
The origin story of the Golden Gate Bridge is dominated by tales of the architects and designers who were given the opportunity to dream up the structure. The workers who installed and later maintained the cables and trusses, the bolts and the paint, are not often credited. In the book...
Stinson Beach broken boardwalk
Article
You never know what will be revealed in the wake of a storm: It might be a shipwreck, a message in a bottle, or a message about the future.
Yolanda Molette connects with participants at a workshop featuring butterfly migration.
Article
Yolanda Molette, a Plant Ecologist with a degree in Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, Concentration in Conservation from San Francisco State University, just likes plants!
Person walking along Ocean Beach, in front of Cliff House, with snowy Marin Headlands in Background
Park E-Ventures Article
In the characteristically temperate Bay Area, snow rarely falls along the ridges of the GGNRA. But in 1976, the Marin Headlands and Mount Tamalpais were dusted with a light layer of snow—truly a once-in-a-lifetime scene to behold.
People hiking down a winding path at Rancho Corral de Tierra.
Gateways Article
On Oct. 27, 1972, a collection of former military, private, and public lands spanning three Bay Area counties was united and officially designated as public parklands for all. Those lands are the Golden Gate National Recreation Area , and we're celebrating the milestone 50 th anniversary year of their founding!...
Youth with magnifying glass at Presidio Tunnel Tops
Gateways Article
Presidio Tunnel Tops would not have been possible without the help of Golden Link Concessionaire, LLC (GLC), and its owners Meridiam and abrdn. Now, GLC and its owners are ensuring more opportunities for young people into the future.
A raptor in flight above the Marin Headlands.
Gateways Article
Get an insider's look at all the action on Hawk Hill in the Marin Headlands, to see how we study raptors, with the help of the community.
A boardwalk at Muir Woods
Gateways Article
Easy, moderate, and difficult hike options to enjoy Coast Redwoods in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
Environmental Justice Summit
Gateways Article
Opening season at Presidio Tunnel Tops was filled with joy, dancing, food, and celebration—in large part due to the work of the Presidio Activator Council . The Activator Council is made up of Bay Area leaders, activists, and artists representing our communities—many of whom have not historically felt welcomed in...
Adventure Guide with youth at Presidio Tunnel Tops
Gateways Article
Most of the Adventure Guides started in Crissy Field Center youth programs, and for many, this is their first real job. Here, in their own words, is what they learned at Presidio Tunnel Tops.