Staff Picks

Sunlight filters through the silhouetted Fort Point and Golden Gate Bridge
Our Work
As we put 2022 in the rearview mirror, we find ourselves feeling an overwhelming sense of gratitude, for the parks, for our partners, for our park supporters, volunteers, and members, and for our dedicated staff. 2022 was a milestone year for our org and the Golden Gate National Recreation Area...
Speaker Nancy Pelosi elbow bumps to greet attendees at Crissy Field's 20th anniversary address
Our Work
We have much to celebrate in 2021! The Parks Conservancy turned 40 and continued our work to protect and preserve endangered species throughout the Golden Gate National Parks. Here are some of our favorite photos and moments of this past year.
Pole covered in yarn with Fort Point and Golden Gate Bridge in background.
Park E-Ventures Article
See our favorite photos of the multicolored and thought-provoking Immigrant Yarn Project at Fort Point (open now through May 19).
Did you hear the really BIG news? From October 2018 to March 2019, an artful, artificial leviathan landed on Crissy Field.
Hawk Hill Trail
From Marin County to San Mateo County, here are the top pathways that’ll lead you to adventure while out with loved ones.
Park E-Ventures Article
Six of our talented park photographers reveal their favorite images from the past year, and share the “behind-the-lens” stories of each photo. Revel in the fun and beauty of 2017—and get inspired to make (and capture!) more memories in the year to come.
Park E-Ventures Article
We asked some of our most talented staff and volunteer photographers to share their favorite images from 2016. Read the backstory behind the photos, and find out what the photographers were thinking during each unforgettable moment in the Golden Gate National Parks.
Trail Mixer, musician
Park E-Ventures Article
Music and song—like the Golden Gate National Parks—are wrapped around so many of our best memories. We asked park staff to share their favorite songs that evoke the landscape, the spirit, their adventures, and their work across the parklands. Check out these solid-gold hits at Golden Gate—then share your own!
Tennessee Valley trail
Park E-Ventures Article
What’s the perfect dessert after a stomach-stretching Thanksgiving dinner? An exploration of some sweet trails in and around the Golden Gate National Parks, of course! Here are five hikes that will help your whole family work off that holiday meal.