Ocean Beach visitors warm up beside a bonfire in the iconic fire pits as a golden sunset illuminates the sky.
Where else can you roast s'mores while watching the sun set over the Pacific Ocean? So bundle up and head out to these beaches for a memorable time out.
A red and gray San Francisco Muni bus parked at a station in the Presidio
Buses, light rail, and ferries get us where we need to go in the Bay Area—including parks! The Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) is unique in the national park system for its proximity to an urban area, which means public transit can be a viable option for getting here...
Framed Muir Woods Print
The Parks Conservancy celebrates Muir Woods with this high-quality print.
Our parklands are precious, to us all and the plants and animals calling them home. That’s why we always recommend to minimize your impact by packing out what you pack in.
Picnic at Battery Wallace in Marin
Gateways Article
Here are our picks for top picnic spots, including great out-of-the way destinations for those crowded holiday weekends.
Kids stretch and play, running around the Presidio Tunnel Tops lawn.
Presidio Tunnel Tops is a new area within the Presidio national park site, free and accessible to all and opening starting July 17, 2022.
Presidio Tunnel Tops
The Presidio Tunnel Tops Campaign exceeded its $98 million goal to build a world-class parkland and offer community and youth programs. The success of the Campaign demonstrates how much parks and open spaces mean to all of us. We thank all community members, leaders, partners, and supporters for helping us bring the Presidio Tunnel Tops vision to life.
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...
Screenshot of Google Street View of Crissy Field
Using Street View by Google Maps, you can take a 360 virtual tour of some of your favorite spots and trails on the iconic Crissy Field. Before you leave on your digital adventure, take a look at our instructions for how to navigate the parks using Street View by Google Maps.
Sunlight shines through canopy at Muir Woods
The towering redwoods of Muir Woods are waiting for you! On six days in 2024, all national parks and national monuments that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone, including Muir Woods in the San Francisco Bay Area.