Parks

Framed Mount Tamalpais Poster
Parks
Featuring artwork by Michael Schwab, this framed 22 x 28-1/2" screen printed poster celebrates the beloved Mount Tamalpais.
Framed Ocean Beach Poster
Parks
Featuring artwork by Michael Schwab, this framed 22 x 28-1/2" screen printed poster celebrates San Francisco’s beloved Ocean Beach.
"Take a Hike" Mug
Parks
Love the Golden Gate Parks? Take the memory home with our 15 oz. Take a Hike mug, featuring nine iconic park images by renowned local San Francisco Bay Area artist Michael Schwab.
Golden Gate Bridge Utility Pen
Parks
Our all-metal utility pens are the perfect blend of form and function, and make a very useful tool to have on hand. Along with a smooth writing pen tip, this pen features a bubble level, a tablet stylus, a reversible Phillips and flat head screwdriver, and a ruler with metric...
Alcatraz Cellhouse Key Replica
Parks
This solid brass reproduction of an actual Alcatraz Cellhouse Key. The key comes on a ring with a stamped brass tag and an information card on the infamous Alcatraz escape attempt in 1946.
Gray clouds over chapparel on Sweeney Ridge in San Mateo County
Gateways Article
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
Article
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
Article
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
Article
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
Article
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.