Anti-racism

Kids stretch and play, running around the Presidio Tunnel Tops lawn.
Gateways Article
This new 14-acre national park experience includes trails, meadows, play spaces, and overlooks to soak in the 360-degree views of the Golden Gate Bridge and the Bay. Special cultural events and food offerings are being planned, and Presidio Tunnel Tops will be a welcoming destination for people to gather and...
Visitors examine information about incarceration on red and black panels at Alcatraz.
Article
Alcatraz Island is full of doors that lead to the past, and right now there are several unique and new experiences on the island to check out.
On an introductory park tour for new staff, the sky offered this most glorious welcome at Point Bonita
Our Work
At your leisure, peruse through our curated resources to better understand Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer+ (LGBTQ) history, how to be a better ally in the parks and beyond, and much more.
The main entrance to Muir Woods National Monument.
Article
“We share the history of racism in national parklands as tools and reminders for change,” said Chris Lehnertz, President & CEO of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy. “We are on the strong side of advocating for a more just world.”
Sun breaking through storm clouds
Our Work
Here at the Parks Conservancy, we believe in the power of nature, public lands and the history of resistance to inspire and educate. See our ongoing list of resources that we are finding useful as we examine racism and the outdoors.
Buffalo Soldiers
Article
In this moment and as we continue forward, it’s important to acknowledge the racist history on these lands so that we can learn from it and overcome it.