U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, the first Native American to serve as a U.S. Cabinet secretary, visited Alcatraz Island to highlight the progress made over the past five decades by Indigenous peoples.
It’s not technically a national park, but Golden Gate National Recreation Area is doing such cool accessibility work – and has so many beautiful and interesting things to see – that it’s worth mentioning to put on your vacation bucket list.
With advanced notice, beach wheelchairs are available on-site at...
“Raptors are a gateway drug into bird-watching,” Allen Fish, Director of the Parks Conservancy's Golden Gate Raptor Observatory, said, explaining his 40-year obsession with birds of prey. “And bird-watching is a gateway drug into giving a damn about the environment.”
For the first time in 100 years, Black Point Historic Gardens are open to the public. Military families planted the garden years ago, and now volunteers and National Park Service staff have restored it.
More than one acre of land, the Black Point Historic Gardens, connecting Aquatic Park to Fort Mason, will open Aug. 25, allowing visitors to walk among the newly landscaped terraced gardens, enjoy a new vista and hopefully learn a bit of San Francisco history along the way.