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Thanks to YOU we are leaving the Golden Gate National Parks better than we found them: Improving trails, building overlooks, and growing plants. And we're engaging the next generation of park stewards through richly rewarding opportunities for young people of all ages. Scroll down to see our wide variety of programs. At this time, we do not have any volunteering opportunities. Events are limited but sometimes available.

Trails Forever
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Interactive sliders show the dramatic changes there before and after restoration work done by the Parks Conservancy and our partners.

Screenshot of redwoods along the Lonely Trail in Phleger Estate.
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Virtual tours of the parks

hiking at Muir Woods
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Take a hike

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Activity packs and other online resources

Volunteering on Mt. Tam.
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Volunteering and Internships

Active Events

Events that have not been canceled or postponed


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Volunteer on Alcatraz Island
Events
Wed, Dec 08 8:00am-12:00pm
Alcatraz Gardens
Help restore and maintain gardens once tended by the island’s military and penitentiary residents—add life, color, and vibrancy to the Rock.
Volunteer on Alcatraz Island
Events
Thu, Dec 09 8:00am-12:00pm
Alcatraz Gardens
Help restore and maintain gardens once tended by the island’s military and penitentiary residents—add life, color, and vibrancy to the Rock.
Volunteers Working in Black Point Historic Gardens
Events
Thu, Dec 09 2:00pm-5:00pm
Black Point Meeting Location
Help us restore the long-neglected gardens of East Black Point, a spectacular park site tucked away above the bustling San Francisco waterfront.
Presidio Volunteer
Events
Fri, Dec 10 9:00am-12:00pm
Presidio Transit Center
Help tend to the health of the Presidio’s historic forests.
Volunteers Working in Black Point Historic Gardens
Events
Fri, Dec 10 9:00am-12:00pm
Black Point Meeting Location
Help us restore the long-neglected gardens of East Black Point, a spectacular park site tucked away above the bustling San Francisco waterfront.

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