Press Coverage

Read our archive of selected press coverage about the Parks Conservancy.

Park Ranger in The Portal
SF Gate

An ode to the Sweeney Ridge hike which includes some steep climbs and remarkable views on the way to the San Francisco Bay Discovery Site. The site is where the Portola expedition discovered San Francisco Bay.

Huffington Post

A dose of green can go a long way in a bustling metropolis: Better access to nature, even just your local park, helps people and the planet.

The Sacramento Bee

The Golden Gate National Recreation Area is the most-visited site in the National Park System, with more than 23.5 million people visiting one of the Bay Area sites, including the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Muir Woods National Monument, Fort Point National Historic Site, Point Reyes National Seashore and San Francisco Maritime National...

San Francisco Chronicle

Our best public building this decade is easy to miss – a visitor’s center for the Golden Gate National Recreation Area perched on the bluff above Sutro Baths.

Screenshot from An Uncommon Common Good video by Doug McConnell for NBC Bay Area
NBC Bay Area

The Golden Gate National Recreation Area is America's most visited national park. It includes more than 84,000 acres of some of the most valuable real estate in the world and it belongs to every single one of us.  And it didn't become a reality by accident. Learn about the dedicated, civic-minded people who made this Uncommon Common Good a reality we can all treasure.

NBC Bay Area

Officials on Thursday held a "groundmaking" ceremony for a park that will eventually connect the Presidio of San Francisco with Crissy Field.

National Parks Traveler

Dramatic views of the Golden Gate, San Francisco Bay, the Presidio, and the San Francisco skyline are coming to Golden Gate National Recreation Area with the addition of 14 acres of new parkland atop highway tunnels.

San Francisco Chronicle

The maxim “good things come to those who wait” is being put to the test in the Presidio — where work formally begins Thursday on a 14-acre, sloping park intended to connect the atmospheric Main Post with ever-popular Crissy Field.

AFAR

If you’ve ever visited San Francisco and strolled the Presidio—a former military base turned national recreational area—you’ve experienced the magic of this outdoor oasis. 

Forbes

Today marks a historic moment for The Presidio Trust, the National Park Service, and the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, as the Presidio Tunnel Tops project was formally launched this morning with a “groundmaking” ceremony to kick off the construction phase of this highly anticipated phase of the development of The Presidio.

KCBS Radio

San Francisco is breaking ground on a new park that will be built on top of the Presido Parkway near the Golden Gate Bridge. 

Clemson University

Chris Lehnertz, President and CEO of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, was recently honored with the Fran P. Mainella Award by the Clemson University Institute for Parks in recognition of her long-standing commitment to diversity and inclusion in our nation’s parks.