Trails

New trail maintenance, construction, and stewardship interns for the 2018-19 season.
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Please welcome our new trail maintenance, construction, and stewardship interns! They will be working hard to fight the cold and care for trails over the next 6-9 months.
The Lands End Lookout is a gathering place for the thousands of visitors and locals that flock to this site each year
Parks
The Bayview trailhead is located at the Bayview YMCA (1601 Lane Street, San Francisco, CA 94124). It is one of three community trailheads in San Francisco, created out of a partnership with the YMCA.
National Trails Day
Events
White Hill Parking Lot
Join us maintaining the White Hill and Porcupine trails. Projects include building drainage features, repairing eroded tread, and brushing the trail
Trail Stewardship Volunteers
Events
Langdon Court
Learn how to install thimble-eye fencing to protect beautiful native dune habitat surrounding the Golden Gate Overlook at the breathtaking Presidio Bluffs.
Screenshot of Google Street View on a shrubbed hillside in Milagra Ridge
Parks
The Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy and National Park Service has partnered with Google to take the successful Street View program into the Golden Gate National Parks, by offering first-person imagery of several park sites and hard-to-reach locations.
Dipsea trail (Mount Tamalpais)
Parks
Take our personality quiz and find out which trail in the Golden Gate National Parks you should explore!
Women’s Dipsea Hike
Hiking
  • Birding
Stretching from Mill Valley to Stinson Beach, the famed Dipsea Trail is for hikers looking for a challenge. It begins in Mill Valley, climbs over a Mt. Tam ridge, passes through Muir Woods , and descends to Stinson Beach . When funding is available, the Tamalpais Lands Collaborative plans to...
Aerial view of the former Mill Valley Air Force Station atop West Peak
Hiking
  • Birding
For a look at the old Air Force station, start at the Mountain Theater overflow lot and cross Ridgecrest to start on the Rock Spring-Lagunitas Fire Road. Continue to Potrero Meadow and on to Rifle Camp. From there, cross the dry creek to the Arturo Trail and hike up to...
Visitors explore the Cataract Trail
Hiking
  • Birding
Located on the mountain’s wild northern slope, this hike starts on Cataract Trail, passes the Laurel Dell picnic area, then veers on to the High Marsh Trail and on to peaceful Potrero Meadows via the Kent Trail. The loop finishes with the Benstein Trail. With varied terrain, terrific views, places...
Hikers pause to enjoy the beauty of the Bootjack Trail
Hiking
  • Birding
This climb up the steep slopes of Mt. Tam reveals beautiful vistas of the Bay Area and the Pacific Ocean. The redwoods of Muir Woods gradually give way to Douglas fir, bay laurel, and tanoak as the trail wends upward. From the Bootjack Campground, established in the early 1920s, continue...