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Press Releases

June 4, 2013
Band of Bridges was awarded the 2013 Social Media in Travel + Tourism Awards for its innovative use of social media to connect, engage, and excite fans of the iconic Bridge from across the world, many of whom might not have been able to attend the anniversary festival or visit during the anniversary year.
Mark di Suvero sculpture
December 12, 2012
Next spring (May 2013-May 2014), the SFMOMA in partnership with the National Park Service and Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy will present a major outdoor exhibition of sculptor Mark di Suvero’s works near the Golden Gate Bridge.
August 28, 2012
With the holiday season just around the corner, bring your gift giving closer to the places we all love—our national parks and landmarks—by shopping locally.
Battery East Vista, Golden Gate Bridge
August 7, 2012
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy announced a $1 million grant from The Tiffany & Co. Foundation to revitalize the vicinity of the historic Battery East in the Presidio.
Fireworks Over the Golden Gate Bridge
May 16, 2012
Marking the official 75th Anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge, tens of thousands of participants are expected at the Golden Gate Festival on Sunday, May 27, 2012.

Press Coverage

Backpacker Magazine

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.

San Francisco Chronicle

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. 

Outside Magazine

Drive north over the Golden Gate Bridge and you can pitch a tent at Kirby Cove (from $30) in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. To reach your campsite, walk a mile down a steep path to a bluff overlooking the ocean with awesome views of the city. The old-growth redwoods of Muir...

Outside Magazine

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. 

San Francisco Chronicle

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.