Publications

The Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy offers a wide assortment of publications to keep park lovers informed.

Gateways - The member publication of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy

Newsletters >>
Become a member and you'll get the quarterly Gateways newsletter, which contains breathtaking park imagery and info on special community events, park projects, volunteer opportunities, and much more. Or subscribe to the monthly Park E-ventures email for the latest on the parks by clicking here.

Annual Reports >>
Our Annual Report to the Community illustrates all of the year-to-year accomplishments that would not have been possible without the continuing support of members and volunteers.

Financial statements >>
Annual financial statements from the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy.

Zoom backgrounds and wallpapers >>
Share the beauty and wonder of the Golden Gate National Parks with our free virtual meeting backgrounds and wallpapers. Take your next meeting to the beach and beyond.


In addition to all the individual publications above, check out our latest stories about park happenings below! 

An image of multiple signs on a trial.
Park E-Ventures Article
The Golden Gate National Recreation Area is home to a host of spectacular trails boasting one-of-a-kind views and deep histories with statewide and national significance. The California Coastal Trail (CCT), a 1,230-mile public route following the Pacific coastline from Mexico to Oregon, is one of our unique connecting points in...
An image of a walking path in the midst of a tiered garden.
Park E-Ventures Article
Facing the sunrise on a terraced hillside behind the General’s Residence at Fort Mason, Black Point Historic Gardens looks out on San Francisco’s Aquatic Park and the San Francisco Bay. This historic piece of land is just under one acre but manages to connect and open up the Golden Gate...
Sunset at Fort Funston
Article
From expansive beaches that seem to stretch on forever to tiny pocket beaches nestled into coastal bluffs, the sandy shores of the GGGNRA have something for every beach lover. With summer days around the corner, we wanted to share highlights from some of the most unique park beaches.
A graphic of children playing outside. The Golden Gate Bridge is visible in the background.
Article
Come together at Presidio Tunnel Tops, our newest public green space in San Francisco, 14 acres within the Presidio for our community to embrace as their own.
Hikers in the Marin Headlands.
Article
For our Annual Report to the Community, we reached out to members and others in our parks community to see if they would share their reasons for loving parks. Here are some of their responses.
Park Ranger Giessell Aguilar at Muir Woods.
Article
Ranger Giessell is doing fascinating work uncovering untold stories at Muir Woods, and using her own history to connect with the wide range of visitors to the redwoods.
Paintings from I-YEL Group Art Project
Article
When the pandemic began, youth program leaders and participants supported each other with ideas for communal and individual self-care including neighborhood clean-ups, meditation, journaling, examining family history and art.
Aerial view showing the Quartermaster Reach wetlands
Gateways Article
For the first time in over 100 years, the Presidio’s Tennessee Hollow watershed will be connected to the San Francisco Bay.
2001 Crissy Field Center Opening
Park E-Ventures Article
Over 20 years, the Crissy Field Center team has reached over 750,000 participants through their programs. Programming has always used parks as a platform for young people to develop skills to create change in communities and society through environmental and social justice.
The Golden Gate Bridge lit up at night.
Park E-Ventures Article
Fong Bing Wah, or Wallace B. Fong, was a San Franciscan and Chinese-American engineer with a unique link to the lights of the Golden Gate Bridge. He was also the grandfather of Katherine Toy, our Executive Vice President of Partnerships and Programs.
Park Ranger Lara Volski helps visitors.
Article
Park Ranger Lara Volski is relatively new to the National Park Service (NPS), but she’s already made a big impact for Marin Headlands visitors. Working at Point Bonita Lighthouse, the Nike Missile Site, and other locations, Ranger Lara talks about climate resilience and history in unique ways.
Migrating Whale Breaches Offshore of GGNRA
Article
“Why do living things move?” and “What is the importance of migration?” are a few of the essential questions that leaders recently dove into with participants in the Crissy Field Center’s Migratory Story program. In the most recent iteration of the program, the CFC team provided impactful online programs and...