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! 

National Park Service Ranger Todd Hisaichi at Muir Woods National Monument.
Gateways Article
To get his dream job, Todd Hisaichi had to make a choice most people don’t have to make: He had to give up his original citizenship.
Horse Mounted Patrol out in the parks.
Park E-Ventures Article
The Horse Mounted Patrol is the only program in the GGNRA that allows volunteers to ride National Park-owned horses. The 43-year-old program is unique in that it’s run entirely by volunteers—some of whom have served for close to three decades.
Some of the interesting geological formations seen from Lands End were once hills in a vast plain that extended 27 miles past the current California coastline.
Article
San Francisco’s most unique and interesting attribute might be the Bay Area’s geology.
Raven Chacon, together with Bay Area guitar-percussion duo, Living Earth Show.
Article
Tremble Staves is a 70-minute performance at Sutro Baths on October 19. Chacon and The Living Earth Show will use water as an instrument to illuminate its role in our lives. We had a chance to sit down for a Q&A with Chacon.
ranger preparing for Boy Scout troop
Article
In honor of its birthday, here is a rapidfire history lesson about the parks and the creation of the agency that helps care for them.
Bumble Bee (Bombus sp.) in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area
Article
It seems we see bees buzzing around just about any plant, but what are their favorite flowers? Bees love native California flora!
San Mateo Park Stewardship intern Samuel Peña.
Article
I’ve made countless memories over this internship, but there are definitely some moments that stick out in my mind a little more than others.
Park Stewardship San Mateo intern Laurasia Holzman Smith.
Article
These parks, including Rancho Corral de Tierra, have shown me what it means to be resilient and persevere in the face of challenges and change.
Colorful dyed fabric.
Marin Parks Stewardship Newsletter Article
Let’s gather inspiration and delve into the cross-pollination of creativity and restoration!
Golden Gate Raptor Observatory intern Kirsti Carr.
Park E-Ventures Article
After a few minutes of listing bird qualities, Kirsti Carr stops herself and laughs. “I love everything about birds,” she admits. “They’re just weird!”
Man plays piano while at Fort Point National Historic Site
Blog
Pianos + Fort Point = A weekend of music under the Golden Gate Bridge! See our favorite Instagram photos of the pop-up performances from visitors like you.
Six youth leaders from summer 2019.
Gateways Article
All six Middle School Programs Instructors this summer were past participants in Crissy Field Center programs, so inspired by their own experiences that they wanted to mentor a new generation of park lovers.