Coastal Clean-up Day 2023

Celebrate Coastal Clean-up Day with the Golden Gate National Recreation Area!


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Sat, Sep 23, 2023 9:00am-12:00pm
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Join us on September 23, 2023 as we celebrate California Coastal Clean-up Day! With beach clean-ups scheduled at Ocean Beach and various sites in Marin, there's something for everyone. Bring yourself, your friends, and your family! Registration required. Coastal Clean-up Day is a statewide effort hosted by the California Coastal Commission. For additional sites on the bay side of San Francisco, Marin, San Mateo counties, check out this map

We are also celebrating National Public Lands day on the same day. More information and additional volunteer opportunities can be found here

When: Saturday, September 23, 2023; all projects are from 9am - noon.

Where: Ocean Beach and Baker Beach in San Francisco, various sites in Marin. See below for more details.

Registration: Register here! Please be sure to select your desired site from the "Select a Date & Time" drop-down on the registration form.

What to Bring: We invite volunteers to bring their own reusable supplies! Limit waste by bringing your own bag or bucket and gloves if you have them - but don't worry if you don't, we'll have some supplies on site for you to use. Wear proper clothing - closed-toe shoes (no sandals), a hat, and layers - and bring a personal water bottle and sunscreen. 


Beach cleanups start at our own front doors. Trash can travel through storm drains, creeks, and rivers to become beach pollution. This September let's help clean our beaches by cleaning up in our own neighborhoods and local natural areas. 

9 am–Noon, Beach Clean-up at Ocean Beach (San Francisco) – Register Here

9 am–Noon, Beach Clean-up at Baker Beach (San Francisco) – Register Here

9 am –Noon, Beach Clean-up at Stinson Beach (Marin)– Register Here

9 am–Noon, Beach Clean-up at Muir Beach (Marin) – Register Here

9 am –Noon, Beach Clean-up at Marin Headlands Rodeo Beach and Lagoon (Marin)– Register Here

9 am –Noon, Beach Clean-up at Marin Headlands Rodeo Beach South (Marin)–Register Here

9 am –Noon, Beach Clean-up at Kirby Cove (Marin)–Register Here

9 am –Noon, Beach Clean-up at Fort Baker (Marin)–Register Here


Groups of five or more require special arrangements and must be confirmed in advance. Please review the List of Available Projects and fill out the Group Project Request Form.

COVID-specific Guidelines

  • Face coverings and social distancing are encouraged, but not required.
  • Stay home and DO NOT attend if you:
    • Have any illness symptoms
    • Have tested positive for COVID-19
    • Suspect you have had contact with a COVID-19 positive case

The Golden Gate National Parks Volunteer Program is a cooperative parkwide effort of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, the National Park Service, and the Presidio Trust.

Past Event Dates

Sat, 09/23/2023 9:00AM-12:00PM

Contact Information

For more information on this event, visit the California Coastal Commission website
Contact us with questions at or (415) 561-3044

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