Native Plants

Clarkia rubicunda, also known as Farewell to Spring.
Article
While this is an exciting change that many look forward to, it is nature's way of telling us that the season of spring is coming to a close.
The Alcatraz Historic Gardens with the Rock's famed water tower in the background.
Gateways Article
Shelagh Fritz, Program Manager for Alcatraz Historic Gardens, has worked to install an innovative rainwater catchment system on the Rock. We sat down with Shelagh to learn more.
Volunteers prune plants at a native plant nursery
Events
Presidio Native Plant Nursery
Learn to grow and care for native plants while helping to preserve and restore your national park.
California poppies seen in the Golden Gate National Parks.
Article
Spring brings so much life and joy into our parks, but did you know you had a special connection to a particular wildflower species based on your sign? Find out which flower is your special match!
California poppies seen in the Marin Headlands.
Gateways Article
Although the wildflowers are numerous and diverse in a super bloom, there are still reasons to not step on or pick your local wildflowers. (As a reminder, it is illegal to pick or collect plants in national forests, parks, and monuments without a permit!)
Events
Mori Point Gate
Help protect endangered species and restore sensitive habitat while enjoying a day in the park.
Events
Mori Point Gate
Help protect endangered species and restore sensitive habitat while enjoying a day in the park.
Events
Rancho Corral de Tierra
Help protect endangered species and restore sensitive habitat while enjoying a day in the park.
Events
Mori Point Gate
Help protect endangered species and restore sensitive habitat while enjoying a day in the park.
Events
Rancho Corral de Tierra
Help protect endangered species and restore sensitive habitat while enjoying a day in the park.