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Press Releases

Summer Stride: Read, Create, Explore
May 3, 2016
San Francisco Public Library and The National Park Service (NPS) have teamed up this summer to keep children and families reading, creating, and exploring all summer long.
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.

Press Coverage

boardwalk to a Muir Beach overlook
Forbes

There are close to 50 million regular hikers in the U.S. The Forest Service reports more than 165 million visitors to National Forests and that more than 40% of visitors hike or walk on forest trails. Pristine beaches, panoramic views, and hiking trails are all nestled within the 75,000-acre Golden Gate National...

Sunset over salt marsh, Crissy Field
Lonely Planet

Crissy Field is a military airstrip turned waterfront nature preserve with knockout Golden Gate views. Where military planes once zoomed in for landings, bird-watchers now huddle in the quiet rushes of a reclaimed tidal marsh.

children looking at a storyboard and pointing
KALW Local Public Radio

Jennifer Greene, Director of Community Engagement and Partnerships, joins a panel on Your Call on KALW for a discussion on fun activities for kids, teens, families and adults throughout the Bay Area this summer. Free city nature walks, activities at our state and national parks, and free events happening at our local...

China Beach
Heal the Bay

Ocean Beach and China Beach made the 2021 Heal the Bay "Honor Roll," a list of 35 out of 500 California beaches that scored a perfect water quality ranking through every season and condition in a full calendar year.

Small reddish-brown butterfly resting on a leaf

The Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy’s Park Stewardship Program has been keeping tabs on San Bruno elfins at Milagra Ridge since 1999.