Woman on trail at Lands End
Our Work
A number of major revitalization projects at Lands End have restored important habitats, improved forest health, opened vistas, created overlooks, enhanced trail experiences, and built a new visitor center.
Trail Stewardship Volunteers
Tennessee Valley Parking Lot
Join the Golden Gate Trail Crew and help repair, maintain and enhance trails in the Golden Gate National Parks.
Ocean Beach

Find your path to discovery and adventure

Trails are as unique and complex as the ecosystems they help protect, or the extraordinary people who help care for them. Introduce yourself to one of the trails in the Golden Gate National Parks. And get ready to meet magic.
Presidio Volunteer
Fri, Dec 01 9:00am-12:00pm
Fri, Dec 08 9:00am-12:00pm
Fri, Dec 15 9:00am-12:00pm
Fri, Dec 22 9:00am-12:00pm
Fri, Dec 29 9:00am-12:00pm
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Fri, Jan 26 9:00am-12:00pm
Fri, Feb 02 9:00am-12:00pm
Fri, Feb 09 9:00am-12:00pm
Fri, Feb 16 9:00am-12:00pm
Fri, Feb 23 9:00am-12:00pm
Presidio Transit Center
Help tend to the health of the Presidio’s historic forests.
Lands End Lookout
Huffington Post

New Visitor Center Lookout Unveiled At SF's Best Viewpoint

Lands End
Weekend Sherpa

One of the most scenic and stunning trails in the West can be traversed without leaving San Francisco. This 6-mile "Grand Walk" hugs the coastline from the Cliff House to Fort Mason.

Battery East Vista, Golden Gate Bridge
November 3, 2015
The new Battery East Vista features a picnic area with seating, bicycle parking, interpretive signage, improved wayfinding information, a revamped parking area, and enhanced visitor connections to two breathtaking trails in the Presidio.
View of the Golden Gate Bridge and Marin Headlands from the Presidio batteries
March 25, 2010
The generous support from the S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation will help fulfill a $17 million funding goal to complete a 24-mile system of classic and high-quality trails, bikeways and overlooks in the Presidio—creating a dynamic and enduring new public resource for the residents of San Francisco Bay Area and visitors from around the world.
Lands End overlook with views of the Golden Gate Bridge.
April 7, 2010
The Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy has received a new $5 million grant from the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Fund to support restoration efforts at Lands End—bringing the Fund’s total support of the Lands End project to $8.6 million.
Batteries to Bluffs Trail in the Presidio
Park E-Ventures Article
Here’s a handy primer—or a reminder—of some common-courtesy rules of trail etiquette.