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Junior Ranger Day 2016
April 19, 2016
In celebration of the National Park Service’s Centennial this year, organizations that serve youth in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) along with the San Francisco Public Library system invite 4 th graders and their families to join the fun in learning about what it takes to be an official National Park Service Junior Ranger.
Presidio Coastal Trail Pedestrian Bridge
December 8, 2015
Improvements to the spectacular Presidio Coastal Trail corridor south of the Golden Gate Bridge, including the construction of a new bicycle/pedestrian bridge that connects the trail to Merchant Road is now open after several years of work by the National Park Service, Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, and the Presidio Trust.
Battery East Vista, Golden Gate Bridge
November 3, 2015
The new Battery East Vista features a picnic area with seating, bicycle parking, interpretive signage, improved wayfinding information, a revamped parking area, and enhanced visitor connections to two breathtaking trails in the Presidio.
Presidio Parklands Project
December 9, 2014
Once completed in 2018, the new New Presidio Parklands Project will offer visitors an unparalleled experience of the Golden Gate.
Nighttime at Mt. Tam
November 20, 2014
To help maintain the long-term health and preservation of Mount Tamalpais (Mt. Tam), the Tamalpais Lands Collaborative (TLC), has launched OneTam, an initiative to raise awareness and build community support around efforts to care for the mountain’s treasured resources.

Press Coverage

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.

Marin Independent Journal

An installation along a popular Southern Marin path aims to combine reading and outdoor fun while stoking discussion about climate change and preservation.

Bay Nature

America’s national parks are often imagined as faraway destinations for special vacations. We’ve set aside places like Grand Canyon, Yosemite, and Yellowstone as getaways unrivaled in majesty and glory. I worked in many of these parks during my 12 years with the National Park Service and have often reflected on President Franklin Roosevelt’s reminder that the fundamental idea behind national parks is “the enrichment of the lives of all of us.”

PBS NewsHour

As rates of chronic disease among children have skyrocketed over the past few decades, pediatricians have increasingly looked for solutions beyond the clinic. Sometimes that means actually prescribing time outside. Special correspondent Cat Wise reports from Oakland on the medical evidence that indicates escaping modern urban life, even temporarily, can yield health dividends.