Golden Gate Historic Landscaping and Maintenance

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Golden Gate Maintenance Volunteers

Come join the fun and help preserve and protect your national park! Maintenance volunteers help protect and beautify the historic landscapes and cultural resources throughout National Park Service managed lands in San Francisco county (see full list below). Projects include trail maintenance, vegetation removal, native planting, beach clean-up, sand removal, and graffiti abatement.

When: Thursdays from 9am - noon. 

Where: Rotating sites: 

  • 1st Thursday: Crissy Field, West Bluff  
  • 2nd Thursday: Lands End
  • 3rd Thursday: Crissy Field, East Beach 
  • 4th Thursday: Baker Beach 
  • 5th Thursdays (when applicable): Ocean Beach

Groups

Groups of five or more require special arrangements and must be confirmed in advance. Please review the List of Available Projects and fill out the Group Project Request Form.

Age, Skills, What to Bring:

  • Volunteers ages 10 and up are welcome. Read our Youth Policy Guidelines (PDF) for youth under the age of 15.
  • Bring your completed Volunteer Agreement Form (PDF). Volunteers under the age of 18 must have the parent/guardian approval section signed.
  • We'll be working rain or shine. Wear clothes that can get dirty. Long pants and closed-toe shoes are required. Bring layers for changing weather and rain gear if necessary.
  • Bring a personal water bottle and sunscreen.
  • No experience necessary. Training and tools will be provided. Fulfills community service requirements.

The Golden Gate National Parks Volunteer Program is a cooperative parkwide effort of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, the National Park Service, and the Presidio Trust.


Golden Gate Historic Landscaping and Maintenance Events

Volunteer removing litter at Ocean Beach
Events
Thu, May 30 9:00am-12:00pm
Ocean Beach, Stairwell 17
Help restore and maintain historic landscapes and cultural resources along the shoreline of San Francisco.
Volunteer removing litter at Ocean Beach
Events
Thu, Jun 06 9:00am-12:00pm
Ampitheater Trailhead
Help restore and maintain historic landscapes and cultural resources along the shoreline of San Francisco.
Golden Gate Maintenance Volunteers
Events
Thu, Jun 13 9:00am-12:00pm
Lands End Parking Lot
Help restore and maintain historic landscapes and cultural resources along the shoreline of San Francisco.
Volunteer removing litter at Ocean Beach
Events
Thu, Jun 20 9:00am-12:00pm
East Beach Crissy Field Parking Lot
Help restore and maintain historic landscapes and cultural resources along the shoreline of San Francisco.
Volunteer removing litter at Ocean Beach
Events
Thu, Jun 27 9:00am-12:00pm
Baker Beach Access Trailhead
Help restore and maintain historic landscapes and cultural resources along the shoreline of San Francisco.

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