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Press Releases

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.
The outside of Lands End Lookout at sunset
April 28, 2012
The new 4,150 square foot “green” visitor center sits directly above the former Sutro Baths at the northwest edge of the City, and features a museum store, café, and educational and interpretive exhibits highlighting the natural landscape and cultural history of this remarkable site.
Crissy Field Center
February 14, 2012
The Crissy Field Center is unveiling the final pieces to its suite of sustainable technologies: five state-of-the-art wind turbines and an electric car charging station.
I-Yel group shot, Crissy Field Center
July 12, 2011
Crissy Field Center marks first decade of connecting communities with their national parks with release of its 10-year report, and celebration of two recent national awards.
Crissy Field view
May 12, 2011
Crissy Field and the Crissy Field Center celebrate 10 years of connecting communities with their national parks.

Press Coverage

KQED

"There's less people around, so you can kind of enjoy San Francisco almost like a local," said Santos, standing in line for the Alcatraz ferry on her third visit to the city. "It's a little bit refreshing, actually."

National Geographic

Here’s how a desolate rock in the middle of San Francisco Bay became a tourist hotspot—and horticultural haven.

San Jose Mercury News

The move comes after the National Park Service, which owns Alcatraz, has been steadily reopening other national parks, including Yosemite, Muir Woods, Sequoia-Kings Canyon, Pinnacles and others, often with reduced visitation and closed visitor centers.

San Francisco Chronicle

Two peregrine falcons are doing what few creatures in history have decided to do — take up residence on Alcatraz by choice and start a family. The falcons enjoy the fabled prison site so much they built themselves a nest on the west side of the island — believed to...

NBC Bay Area

"It’s an escape from what’s going on out in the world," said Muir Woods visitor Barbi Martinez. "But it’s also a reminder that there’s beauty."