Need some inspiration for your holiday shopping this year?
We’ve got you covered.
In this year’s Holiday Gift Guide, we’ve hand-picked a list of park-inspired presents sure to delight everyone on your list, from playful tots and trendy teens, to nature-lovers and history buffs.
The best part?
When you purchase products from our online store or one of our eight park visitor centers, you’re helping fund educational programming and preservation work in your national parks—100 percent of proceeds from your purchase go back to the Golden Gate National Parks.
Now that’s a gift you can feel good about!
Check out our top picks for 2018 below.
FOR THE NATURE LOVER
Give the gift of beauty with this elegant Ocean Beach Poster Print, the newest addition to our Golden Gate National Parks Art Collection. Designed, developed, and printed in Northern California, it’s a wonderful gift for nature-lovers who enjoy shopping local. Artwork by renowned San Francisco Bay Area artist Michael Schwab.
Framed poster, 22 x 28.5 inch: $155.00
Unframed poster, 22 x 28.5 inch: $30.00
FOR YOUR FAVORITE LITTLE SPROUT
San Francisco, Alcatraz, and Redwood Forest Pop Out and Play Sets
Designed to stimulate curiosity and encourage creative play, these brightly colored Pop Out and Play Sets are sure to be a big hit with the kids in your life (and with parents and guardians too!). Gift them as stocking stuffers as a fun alternative to sugary holiday treats.
FOR THE JETSETTER
Adventure is calling, don’t be late! This Golden Gate Bridge Watch is a great gift for travel-lovers with a fashionable bent. Featuring a genuine leather strap, blue-and-yellow clock face with gold accents, and a soaring plane second hand, it’s classic wristwatch style with a fresh twist. Packaged in gift tin.
FOR THE ONE WHO MAKES WORK FUN
Looking for the perfect gift to delight your favorite co-worker? Look no further. This Golden Gate Bridge Tape Dispenser is sure to bring a smile to her face on even the dreariest of Mondays.
FOR THE DESIGN ENTHUSIAST
Turn any bookshelf into a work of art with these contemporary Golden Gate Bookends. Inspired by the soaring Art Deco towers of the Golden Gate Bridge, they’re a great present for any design-lover with a taste for architecture or modern art. Sold as set of two bookends.
FOR THE SAN FRANCISCO FAN
Let it fog! This Golden Gate Bridge Fog Globe is an affectionate tribute to San Francisco’s beloved and ever-changing fog. Featuring a hand-painted model of the bridge, silver glitter fog, and packaged in a gift box, it’s a great present for friends and family who love the City by the Bay.
FOR THE BUDDING NATURALIST
Are there any future John Muirs or Rachel Carsons in your family? Encourage their love of nature with a Redwood Forest Journal. With a charmingly illustrated cover and college-rule lined interior, it’s an ideal field journal or notebook for young explorers.
FOR THE GAME NIGHT LOVER
(who doesn’t mind a slight of hand)
Now you see it, now you don’t! These see-through playing cards are inspired by San Francisco’s famous fog. Hold the cards in your hand, and you’ll see San Francisco’s landmarks silhouetted against sunny blue skies. Hold the cards up to the light, and watch the landmarks disappear in layers of wavy fog.
FOR THE LIFESTYLE TRENDSETTER
Life hacking never looked so good! As cute as it is useful, this colorful San Francisco Skyline Wooden Tray makes small apartment, city living a breeze. Use it to serve holiday cookies, organize desk supplies, or corral cosmetics—the possibilities are endless! Made from environmentally friendly birch wood.
Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, and Redwood Forest Mini Puzzles
Do adventures set your tiny tot’s eyes all a-glow? If so, check out these adorable Mini Puzzles. Each 100-piece puzzle is colorfully illustrated with bustling nature scenes, and full of fun things to explore.
FOR THE GRACIOUS DINNER PARTY HOST
This striking plate features a vintage view of the Golden Gate Bridge at sunset. Made from porcelain, encircled with a delicate gold border, and packaged in an attractive gift box, it’s a thoughtful way to say thank you and happy holidays to your favorite host.
FOR THE PARK LOVER
Have a friend who prefers parks to presents? Give them the gift of a Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy Membership. Members receive 15 percent off all purchases made in our park stores, access to member-only park events like hikes and guided history tours, reciprocal benefits at other national park bookstores across the country, and more. Learn about our membership program at parksconservancy.org/get-involved/donate/membership/membership-benefits.html.
Need more inspiration?
Check out our complete collection of park-inspired products online at store.parksconservancy.org or visit one of our eight park stores. Store hours and locations available at store.parksconservancy.org/Retail-Locations-s/1866.htm.
Thank you for shopping local and supporting non-profits this holiday season! All proceeds from your purchase support the park.