Activities

StoryWalk
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A StoryWalk is a creative way for children and their families to enjoy the park on a family-friendly, accessible trail while reading an adventure at the same time. Pages of a children’s book are put on signs and placed along the trail. Walk along the trail and read the story,...
2019 Summer Stride Artwork
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Following the success of the past three years of Summer Stride partnership with the San Francisco Public Library, the 2019 summer reading program for kids (and adults!) will center on the national parks once again! Through this partnership of the San Francisco Public Library, Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, Presidio...
Roving Ranger
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The Roving Ranger is a mobile trailhead designed to serve as a visitor contact and information center both within our national parks and outside the park.
Andy Goldsworthy, Wood Line
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In 2010, at the roots of the eucalyptus trees in the Presidio, British artist Andy Goldsworthy created the scuplture Wood Line .
Andy Goldsworthy, "Spire"
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British artist Andy Goldsworthy brings his ethereal interactions of human creation and nature to the San Francisco with Spire. The piece towers 90 feet high in the Presidio, both a part of its surrounding elements and an entity of its own.
Andy Goldsworthy’s installation Tree Fall
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Tree Fall is the first indoor installation Andy Goldsworthy created for the Presidio.
Starry sky above the Golden Gate Bridge
Park E-Ventures Article
You have 75th anniversary fever. You’ve assembled your International Orange outfit. You’ve baked Bridge-shaped cookies. You’re forming Bridge towers out of your mashed potatoes. Now what? Here are the top seven-and-a-half ways to celebrate this momentous year for the Golden Gate Bridge—that international icon in the heart of our national...
Ranger Michele Gee experiences the Portal
Park E-Ventures Article
Through the magic of immersive audiovisual technology, Shared_Studios’ Portals bring together people from around the world in real-time, life-size, face-to-face conversations. In Summer 2017, step inside the Portal at Crissy East Beach—and make an unforgettable connection.
bird watching
Park E-Ventures Article
When volunteer Christina Cambie “migrated” from England, she had no idea she would find comfort and community in her new home by studying another migration—that of raptors over Hawk Hill.
drone
Park E-Ventures Article
Many shutterbugs received a drone as a gift over the holidays. We love the amazing images and video that these devices can capture, but unfortunately they’re not allowed in the Golden Gate National Parks. Learn why—and find other options for your flights.