Parks

Gray clouds over chapparel on Sweeney Ridge in San Mateo County
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Perched above Pacifica, the windswept hillsides of this Golden Gate National Parks site give vista-hungry visitors a wide range of views around every corner while providing sensitive habitat for threatened and endangered species. For more tips, go to parksconservancy.org/explore-our-parks.
A group of interns pose together outside of a building while smiling at the camera
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It’s time to meet the new trail interns! Get to know the fresh faces.
Large purple plants adorn the foreground of a sweeping view of military barracks on a large grassy field
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One of our work sites, Wolfback Ridge, has a stunning view of the bay and of Fort Baker. Our Summer Youth Intern, Can “John” Gökce, was curious about the history of Fort Baker and how it eventually became part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
A purple and white flower grows from the soil
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We pull them, we bag them, but how much do we know about the introduced species that live in our park sites? Fascinating facts and more about why we need to pull these species from our parks.
Park volunteers watch a small black bird walk along a pathway
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Every week we work to restore native plant habitat, but our work goes beyond just the plant communities in our parks. It’s been fascinating to see the influence our work can have on wildlife and the ecosystem around us.
GGRO Cap
Parks
Features the official GGRO logo!
GGRO Turkey Vulture Shirt
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Show your support for community science!
GGRO Sweatshirt
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Wear your raptor-love with pride!
A group of volunteers replacing post and cable fencing at Baker Beach.
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The Trail Stewardship crew members have been busy bees this past month as the rain was slowly letting up—welcome to spring in the Golden Gate National Parks!
California poppies seen in the Marin Headlands.
Gateways Article
Although the wildflowers are numerous and diverse in a super bloom, there are still reasons to not step on or pick your local wildflowers. (As a reminder, it is illegal to pick or collect plants in national forests, parks, and monuments without a permit!)