Events

Researcher wearing white gloves holds a bat delicately in hands
Events
Online/Virtual
Discover fun facts about the valuable contribution of our local bat species, their habitats and park research from Katie Smith, a biological monitor with the Parks Conservancy.
SFPL Herstory Cover Photo
Our Work
Online/Virtual
National Park Ranger Lara Volski provides a look at different women who have played a role in the history, stewardship and preservation of the seaswept bluffs and coastal prairies just north of the Golden Gate Bridge. Listen in to learn more about the historic role of women within Coast Miwok villages, blustery light stations, WW2 and Cold War military defense systems and the creation of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
SFPL Herstory Cover Photo
Our Work
Online/Virtual
Meet the women behind the construction of the new Presidio Tunnel Tops project in this live panel facilitated by a Crissy Field Center youth leader. Learn about the Presidio Tunnel Tops project and hear about the all-women project management team’s journeys to careers building parks.
Scene from "Charge 2" where five top freeskiers and one world champion drone pilot go cat skiing in British Columbia in Canada for a week. Their instructions: charge as hard as you can everyday.
Events
Transport your loved ones around the world with some heart-pounding and inspiring adventure films, and your favorite local parks will benefit at the same time!
Waxcaps by David Greenberger via iNaturalist
Events
Discover the meaning and possibility of community science through the world of mushrooms and their enthusiasts.
Alcatraz Island
Article
This year we’ve missed seeing volunteers, program participants, students, and the rest of our park community in person—but we’ve been so inspired by what we’ve been able to do together at a distance. Going into the fall, some sites that were closed throughout the summer are now open and providing...
Tipi on Alcatraz with Golden Gate Bridge in background
Events
Alcatraz Island - New Industries Building
The SF Public Library and the National Park Service will host a virtual cultural event moderated by former occupier Kris Longoria and featuring the artists and academics whose work is displayed in the special exhibition on Alcatraz: “Red Power on Alcatraz: Perspectives 50 Years Later.”
Image of the interior of Fort Point with the lighthouse
Events
Entrance
Join a ranger near the front entrance of Fort Point for a tour! Learn about the soldiers' lives at Fort Point, the fort's unique architecture, the defenses of the Golden Gate and lots more. Tours are scheduled daily at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. and typically last 30 minutes. Staff availability may affect these tour times, please inquire upon arrival.
Image of the interior of Fort Point with the lighthouse
Events
Entrance
Join a ranger near the front entrance of Fort Point for a tour! Learn about the soldiers' lives at Fort Point, the fort's unique architecture, the defenses of the Golden Gate and lots more. Tours are scheduled daily at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. and typically last 30 minutes. Staff availability may affect these tour times, please inquire upon arrival.
Tipi on Alcatraz with Golden Gate Bridge in background
Events
Alcatraz Island - New Industries Building
In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Alcatraz Occupation, poet and scholar Dean Rader will lead an interactive presentation on the occupation.