Camping at the Presidio program participants

Our Work

The people who help bring the parks to all, forever.

Our Work


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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Then and Now

See Crissy Field's transformation unfold

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

A group of adults sit outside on a sunny day eating lunch at a picnic bench under eucalyptus trees while surrounded by camping tents
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Camping at the Presidio

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Secrets of National Park soil

Presidio Native Plant Nursery staff
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An endangered plant comeback

Youth Advisory Council members celebrating a successful event
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Park Youth Collaborative

Trail & Park Improvements

Caring for the Sustainability and Enjoyment of Your Parks

Education and Youth Programs

Nurturing the Future of Our Parks and Community

Community Programs and Social Impact

Sparking Positive Change Through the Power of Parks

Plants, Animals, and Ecosystems

Conserving Wildlife and Habitats in a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve

Make a special year-end gift and it will DOUBLE up to $250,000!

More than ever, people are thankful for parks. Now is your chance to give them twice as much gratitude. From now until December 31 your special gift to the Parks Conservancy will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $250,000!

Park Stories