Birds/Wildlife

Great blue heron
Event
Rodeo Beach/Fort Cronkhite parking lot
Join a Ranger to explore birdlife around Rodeo Lagoon and on Rodeo Beach. Reservation required, please call (415) 331-1540.
Presidio Native Plant Nursery staff
Events
Online/Virtual
Join a virtual tour of the Presidio Native Plant Nursery and learn how a restoration nursery grows and cares for native plants!
Presidio Historic Buildings
Events
Online/Virtual
Discover some of the hidden, nature reading spots in the Presidio for your summer reading pleasure! Join Rebekah Berkov, Presidio Trust Community Engagement Specialist for a tour of favorite secret reading nooks for kids all around the Presidio. Reading is fun outside!
Western snowy plovers enjoying the beach
Events
Online/Virtual
Join Presidio Trust’s Wildlife Ecologist Jonathan Young to learn about the past, present, and future of Presidio wildlife.
Masked visitors walking through Muir Woods.
Events
Online/Virtual
Want to get outside again but unsure what sites are safe to visit? Join a live chat with your friendly park rangers from your favorite GGNRA sites to learn how to recreate responsibly, hear their favorite hidden gems of the parks, save the dates for upcoming fee free days, and what you can do to enjoy the GGNRA sites safely.
Golden Gate bridge in a layer of fog with a view of San Francisco behind it.
Events
Online/Virtual
Ranger James will tell the story of how the iconic Golden Gate Bridge was built. A decade of engineering, social, and political struggle, and a historic decision to save the old fort below the longest bridge in the world.
Park Ranger with a shuttle group at El Polin Springs.
Events
Online/Virtual
Imagine yourself exploring El Polin Spring with friends from your local library and rangers from the GGNRA. Tune in to this episode of Park Postcards Podcast featuring the memories of past participants of Summer Stride community trips to the GGNRA.
Low clouds cloak the Marin Headlands
Events
Online/Virtual
Golden Gate National Recreation Area sits on Coastal Miwok and Ramaytush Ohlone ancestral land. Ranger Socorro and Ranger Alanna discuss how connections to this land have shaped Indigenous societies for thousands of years. Listen in to uncover the Indigenous narratives of the places where we recreate today.
Coyote in the Marin Headlands
Events
Online/Virtual
Join David Harelson, Presidio Trust Wildlife Technician, and Mike Sun, Community Engagement Specialist, to learn about coyotes, safety, and how humans and coyotes can coexist in an urban national park called the Presidio.
Monarch butterfly
Stewardship
Online/Virtual
Using paper, string, and tape you can make a Monarch Butterfly Kite. Join National Park Service Ranger Rebecca Au and Price Sheppy from the Parks Conservancy as they take you step by step through building your own kite to fly on Earth Day!