Greater San Francisco’s most valuable treasure is its 80,000-acre necklace of wildflower-spotted hills, miles-long beaches, and oceanside bluffs. Stretching from Tomales Bay in the north to the redwood groves southwest of the Bay, with the Golden Gate Bridge smack in the middle. See butterflies, redwoods, whales, and some of the most beautiful coastline any major metro area has to offer.
The Golden Gate National Recreation Area, which extends from the San Francisco Peninsula into the North Bay and encompasses Alcatraz Island, received 15.2 million visitors last year, making it the most visited national park site in America.
Health companies want to reward you for going outside. Spending time in nature is increasingly considered legitimate medicine, and doctors and insurance carriers are treating it as such.
The former embattled superintendent of Grand Canyon National Park has been named to head the nonprofit organization that supports and provides funds to the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
The former superintendent of Grand Canyon National Park, is taking a new job in San Francisco.
“The Immigrant Yarn Project,” which identifies itself as “the largest work of crowdsourced art in the country,” is on the second level of Fort Point until May 19, free and welcoming visitors every weekend, Friday to Sunday. The project displays works of art knitted and crocheted by more than 600...
A short drive (or ferry ride) out of San Francisco will take you to some of the most magnificent parks in the area: Alcatraz Island, Alcatraz Gardens, Muir Woods National Monument, Stinson Beach, Marin Headlands, and many more.
Ground-penetrating radar uncovers remains of 19th-century fort beneath prison yard
Greg Moore is the humble force behind the Golden Gate National Parks’ nonprofit branch.
Mt. Tamalpais in Marin County is one of the Bay Area's most popular outdoor destinations. World class views, redwood groves, waterfalls, and even an outdoor theater draw about 3 million people a year, but most of them never see a mysterious jumble of ruins on the mountain's West Peak.
An immigrant's perspective on Crissy Field
In the Presidio, a building gives way to open views for new Tunnel Tops space