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The parks are fiercely visual, making it easy for photographers—both amateur and professional—to snap some truly awe-inspiring, jaw-dropping images. Out of thousands of photos taken this year in the Golden Gate National Parks, here are the 18 favorite photos from our staff photographers.
Parks Conservancy staff during a service day in the Marin Headlands in 2018.
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Pathways through the Golden Gate National Parks don’t always mean trails. For many staff members at the Parks Conservancy, the National Park Service (NPS), and the Presidio Trust, their paths to full-time employment started during internships or youth programs offered in our parks.
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Whether you’re an art lover or a volunteer with a penchant for planting, these (hopefully wet) winter activities will be sure to whet your appetite. Here’s the need-to-know lineup for January-March 2019.
Kid jumping against blue sky
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Resolve to be outdoors more this year. Even doctors are actually handing out "park prescriptions."
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Whales are common recurring characters in the waters along Crissy Field, but in October 2018, one (artificial) leviathan made its landfall. The Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Blue Whale art exhibit on Crissy Field challenges everyday visitors to examine their plastic consumption and the health of our oceans.
NPS Redwood Creek Vegetation Crew at Muir Beach overlook.
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Members of the Redwood Creek Vegetation Crew are specially attuned to the vibrant life that surrounds them while caring for the watershed. Experience their discoveries through a hand-illustrated field guide to the flora and fauna of Redwood Creek.
Our 2018 holiday gift guide: Perfect presents inspired by the Golden Gate National Parks
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Need some inspiration for your holiday shopping this year? We’ve got you covered.
Youth photographers' images from Crissy Field Center programs during the summer of 2018.
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These amateur artists were new to DSLR photography before they came through the Crissy Field Center, which makes their heartwarming, hilarious, and artistic shots all the more incredible. See their images and hear their stories.
Aurora Perez.
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Former stewardship intern Aurora Perez shares her powerful connections to the parks, which started when her father brought her along on gardening jobs as a kid, paying her a dollar for every caterpillar she found.
Participants in a shuttle trip to Lands End in 2018 via the San Francisco Public Library's Summer Stride program.
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Our already popular partnership with the San Francisco Public Library went to new heights in 2018. We saw a 24 percent increase in Summer Stride participation and 46 percent increase in ranger program participation!
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Our top 10 park pickup lines are *not* guaranteed to help you land a Valentine’s Day date.
Before-and-after images crissy field
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Remember when Crissy Field was a barren parking lot with tumbleweeds rolling through? Interactive sliders show just how much it’s changed for the better, as we look to the future with Crissy Field Next. Play around with the before and after images to see the change.