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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. 

Trails Forever
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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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Virtual tours of the parks

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Take a hike

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Activity packs and other online resources

Volunteering on Mt. Tam.
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Volunteering and Internships

Active Events

Events that have not been canceled or postponed

Volunteers at Work
Events
Wed, Feb 08 10:00am-2:30pm
Miwok Trailhead - Building T1111
Hiking with a mission – help find and remove new infestations of invasive weeds while exploring the parks.
A group collects seed in a grassland. A volunteer holds a tray of seeds.
Volunteer
Wed, Feb 08 1:00pm-4:00pm
Learn to grow and care for native plants while helping to preserve and restore your national park.
Volunteer on Alcatraz Island
Events
Thu, Feb 09 8:00am-12:00pm
Alcatraz Gardens
Help restore and maintain gardens once tended by the island’s military and penitentiary residents—add life, color, and vibrancy to the Rock.
Volunteer at work in Lands End
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Thu, Feb 09 1:00pm-4:00pm
Become a Habitat Steward and help restore unique San Francisco coastal habitat.
Volunteers Working in Black Point Historic Gardens
Events
Thu, Feb 09 2:00pm-5:00pm
Black Point Meeting Location
Help us restore the long-neglected gardens of East Black Point, a spectacular park site tucked away above the bustling San Francisco waterfront.

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