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Many shutterbugs received a drone as a gift over the holidays. We love the amazing images and video that these devices can capture, but unfortunately they’re not allowed in the Golden Gate National Parks. Learn why—and find other options for your flights.
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The Baker-Barry Tunnel (aka the “Five-Minute Tunnel”), a main artery into the Marin Headlands, will be closed on January 2, 2017 for much-needed repairs and upgrades. Work is slated to last until early May, and visitors are strongly encouraged to make alternate plans.
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We asked some of our most talented staff and volunteer photographers to share their favorite images from 2016. Read the backstory behind the photos, and find out what the photographers were thinking during each unforgettable moment in the Golden Gate National Parks.
Muir Woods Historic Redwoods
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With the pressures of the holidays upon us (and the stress of everything else that’s going on in the world), parks can be a great place to escape, re-center, and refocus. Here are some of the most peaceful spots in the Golden Gate National Parks.
Presidio Native Plant Nursery
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The rainy winter is when we plant thousands of native plants at restoration sites all across the Golden Gate National Parks. You can do the same in your garden at home, with these tips from experts at our Presidio Native Plant Nursery.
Presidio Native Plant Nursery
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The rainy winter is when we plant thousands of native plants at restoration sites all across the Golden Gate National Parks. You can do the same in your garden at home, with these tips from experts at our Presidio Native Plant Nursery.
Turkey Vulture
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Here’s one “turkey” you might not want around your Thanksgiving dinner. The Turkey Vulture defecates on its feet, vomits as a defense, and feasts on carcasses. But it’s also one of the most fascinating animals in our parks. Learn how the GGRO is trying to unravel its mysteries.
Cobweb Thistle
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They’re green. They’re ghoulish. And they’re right here in the Golden Gate National Parks. Because of their name, their look, or their poison, these boo-tanical specimens are fit for a witch’s brew, a Halloween party, or a little shop of horror. Read on, if you dare….
One Tam Roving Ranger
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Our first “mobile trailhead” was a runaway success, so we’re proud to present our second Roving Ranger—a converted delivery truck that will serve as a roaming park ambassador for the One Tam initiative in Marin County. Step inside for a test drive!
Andy Goldsworthy "Spire"
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The nationwide Arts in the Parks program brings illuminating, inspirational, and thought-provoking pieces of art to public lands, from Ellis Island to Alcatraz Island. Learn about some exemplary artworks and exhibitions—and watch a video series that explains the program’s roots, impact, and future.
Home Land Security Exhibit
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Learn the story behind Home Land Security, an exhibition in the Presidio exploring complex themes of safety, national identity, and global security. Fittingly, the idea for this exhibition—open until December 18—was born halfway around the world.
Stinson Beach
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“Summer” is coming. Be prepared for when the temperature soars above the 60s this fall—discover the best beaches in your Golden Gate National Parks and learn important safety tips for any trip to the surf and shore.