Publications

The Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy offers a wide assortment of publications to keep park lovers informed.

Gateways - The member publication of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy

Annual Reports >>
Our annual reports to the community illustrate all of the year-to-year accomplishments that would not have been possible without the continuing support of volunteers and members.

Newsletters >>
Become a member and you'll get the quarterly Gateways newsletter, which contains breathtaking park imagery and info on special community events, park projects, volunteer opportunities, and much more. Or subscribe to the monthly Park E-ventures email for the latest on the parks by clicking here.

Wallpapers & Facebook Covers >>
Share the beauty and wonder of the Golden Gate National Parks with our free Facebook Timeline cover images.

Financial Statements >>
Annual financial statements from the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy.


In addition to all the individual publications above, check out our latest stories about park happenings below! 

Golden Gate Bridge and Fort Point.
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The health and safety of our park visitors, program participants, volunteers, interns, and staff is our top priority. We want to let you know about impacts to our parks as we try to help reduce the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
Two mission blue butterflies face opposite each other.
Gateways Article
Summer lupine looks similar to the more common silver lupine, but it is a different species and has proved more resistant to a harmful fungal pathogen. Parks Conservancy Silver lupine was the preferred host plant for endangered Mission blue butterflies in the Golden Gate National Parks, but the emergence of...
A volunteer carries large bags of vegetation while walking on a trail
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Throughout the year, we enjoy expressing our gratitude to our volunteers who help steward our national parks every week, bringing their stories and a piece of their lives to our programs. We are grateful for our volunteers who have a passion for the outdoors and for spending their time with...
a colorful winged insect stands on a bright green plant
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What’s it like to make your way from one corner of the city to the other on foot? How about for an insect? Learn more about how we can help create and connect habitats for our backyard bugs.
mushrooms growing within moss and ferns
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What are we really missing from the sunniest winter in California? Mushrooms! Learn about our mush-needed friends and how they can help us tackle global warming.
Groups of serpentinite rocks lay among grass and flowers on a hill
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California's state rock serpentine has two real powers: the ability to host rare and unique vegetation and its potential to help climate change.
Member portraits at Fort Cronkhite
Gateways Article
Many thanks to the Conservancy supporters who responded to our fall 2019 members survey. Here are some of the best quotes and thoughts!
Sign labeled "Hopper's Hands" on a fence with the Golden Gate Bridge behind.
Gateways Article
Looking for things to do in the Bay Area? Before your next run to the Golden Gate Bridge, discover the story behind a beloved running tradition in SF.
Outrigger Canoes around Lime Point
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Angela Flaviani is the president of the Tamalpais Outrigger Canoe Club, based out of Fort Baker. She sat down with us to tell us more.
Photographer and Waterfall on Steep Ravine Trail
Gateways Article
Nothing beats that moment in a hike when you turn a corner to the sights and sounds of a rushing waterfall. February through April are normally the prime months to experience full falls within the Mt. Tamalpais watershed.
Water bottle covered in park stickers.
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You’ve inspired us to find the world’s best national park sticker or patch collection. Do you have a water bottle or laptop that’s messier than the rest? You could win some NEW Golden Gate National Parks stickers!
Cooper's Hawk nest
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The autumn raptor migration at the Golden Gate runs August through December. The spring migration is late February through May. So how is it that my neighborhood Bay Area Redtails are nesting in April? Shouldn’t they be migrating north? How exactly does the hawk breeding season fit between May and...