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Thanks to YOU we are leaving the Golden Gate National Parks better than we found them: Improving trails, building overlooks, and growing plants. And we're engaging the next generation of park stewards through richly rewarding opportunities for young people of all ages. Scroll down to see our wide variety of programs. 

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Interactive sliders show the dramatic changes there before and after restoration work done by the Parks Conservancy and our partners.

Screenshot of redwoods along the Lonely Trail in Phleger Estate.
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hiking at Muir Woods
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Volunteering on Mt. Tam.
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Volunteering and Internships

Active Events

Events that have not been canceled or postponed

A Golden Gate National Recreation Area Park Ranger leads a discussion at Presidio Tunnel Tops Campfire Circle.
Events
Mon, Sep 30 4:00pm-4:30pm
Presidio Tunnel Tops
Join National Park Service rangers for free campfire talks at Presidio Tunnel Tops every Friday to Monday at 4 pm through Labor Day.​​
A Golden Gate National Recreation Area Park Ranger leads a discussion at Presidio Tunnel Tops Campfire Circle.
Events
Tue, Oct 01 4:00pm-4:30pm
Presidio Tunnel Tops
Join National Park Service rangers for free campfire talks at Presidio Tunnel Tops every Friday to Monday at 4 pm through Labor Day.​​
Visitors at the Nike Missile Site
Event
Sat, Oct 05 12:00pm-3:00pm
NIKE Missile Site SF-88
Veterans of the Nike site share their first-hand stories and experiences at the only restored Nike Missile Site in the country.
Battery Townsley in the Marin Headlands
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Sun, Oct 06 12:00pm-4:00pm
Battery Townsley
Battery Townsley, at Fort Cronkhite, was San Francisco's most extensive--and most secret--World War II military fortification. Come visit and explore this labyrinthine battery.
Beautiful plants bloom at Presidio Tunnel Tops with a view of the Golden Gate Bridge.
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Tue, Oct 15 1:00pm-3:00pm
Presidio Transit Center
Help care for the landscaped areas at the Presidio Tunnel Tops.

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