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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
Go for a walk

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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

Colored pencils next to a piece of paper titled "Parks at Home: Activity Pack"
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Activity packs and other online resources

Small blue butterfly with two rows of white-rimmed black dots on the underside of its wings, drinking from a flower
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Learn about conservation and sustainability

Active Events

Events that have not been canceled or postponed


All Events

volunteer; Earth Day
Volunteer
Thu, Apr 22 12:00am-11:45pm
Earth Day is celebrated on Aprill 22 each year, but we'll be honoring Earth Day all month long!
Monarch butterfly
Stewardship
Thu, Apr 22 11:00am-12:00pm
Online/Virtual
Using paper, string, and tape you can make a Monarch Butterfly Kite. Join National Park Service Ranger Rebecca Au and Price Sheppy from the Parks Conservancy as they take you step by step through building your own kite to fly on Earth Day!
Red Legged Frog Monitoring
Stewardship
Fri, Apr 23 12:00pm-1:30pm
Online/Virtual
Join us and learn about the common and uncommon frogs you will see in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
Presidio Tunnel Tops
Events
Wed, Apr 28 3:00pm-4:00pm
Online/Virtual
Join design expert Richard Kennedy from James Corner Field Operations for an afternoon conversation and overview about designing the Presidio Tunnel Tops. Hear about how the design was shaped by community input, the use of sustainable and natural materials, and the ecological diversity created with brand-new meadows and gardens.
Monarch butterfly
event
Thu, Apr 29 12:00pm-1:00pm
If you are curious about the world around you and want to connect with others, consider joining the fun on iNaturalist in preparation for City Nature Challenge 2021 (April 30- May 9).

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