The National Park Service and Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy are entering into a third phase of improvements at Hawk Hill that will provide greater accessibility, enhance ecology and historical resources, and bolster the site's namesake status as a raptor observatory.
Kites filled the sky at Crissy Field on Saturday, May 7, 2022 in celebration of the end of the 20th anniversary of the park's renovation.
Through the Parks Conservancy's Migratory Story program, Francis Taroc and his team visit classrooms to teach youth about raptor anatomy and migration, connecting biology lessons to immigrant experiences.
The Presidio Tunnel Tops, part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, is a brand-new outdoor space in the historic Presidio neighborhood, created by the designers of New York’s High Line.
More than three decades since early visions for the redevelopment of Doyle Drive, cutting through the heart of the Presidio, the 14-acre national park site known as the Tunnel Tops has a firm opening date for the public: Sunday, July 17.
Presidio Tunnel Tops, the long-awaited public park connecting the Main Post at the Presidio of San Francisco to Crissy Field and the Bayfront, will open on July 17.
In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Parks Conservancy's founding, the Bay Area Reporter chatted with Parks Conservancy CEO Chris Lehnertz.
The two-year, $20 million China Beach project is the marquee improvement planned as part of the 50th anniversary of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area’s founding.
Nearly a decade in the making, the $7 million National Park Service project on Hawk Hill is restoring the former World War II gun batteries and Cold War radar pads and converting them into lookouts and paths for bicyclists, hikers and raptor researchers alike.
U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, the first Native American to serve as a U.S. Cabinet secretary, visited Alcatraz Island to highlight the progress made over the past five decades by Indigenous peoples.
It’s not technically a national park, but Golden Gate National Recreation Area is doing such cool accessibility work – and has so many beautiful and interesting things to see – that it’s worth mentioning to put on your vacation bucket list.
With advanced notice, beach wheelchairs are available on-site at...
“Raptors are a gateway drug into bird-watching,” Allen Fish, Director of the Parks Conservancy's Golden Gate Raptor Observatory, said, explaining his 40-year obsession with birds of prey. “And bird-watching is a gateway drug into giving a damn about the environment.”