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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. 

Trails Forever
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Find your trail

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

Volunteering on Mt. Tam.
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Volunteering and Internships

Active Events

Events that have not been canceled or postponed

A Golden Gate National Recreation Area Park Ranger leads a discussion at Presidio Tunnel Tops Campfire Circle.
Events
Sun, Dec 11 4:00pm-4:30pm
Presidio Tunnel Tops
Join National Park Service rangers for free campfire talks at Presidio Tunnel Tops every Friday to Monday at 4 pm through Labor Day.​​
Volunteer on Alcatraz Island
Events
Wed, Dec 14 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 at work in Lands End
Volunteer
Wed, Dec 14 9:00am-12:00pm
Become a Habitat Steward and help restore unique San Francisco coastal habitat.
A group collects seed in a grassland. A volunteer holds a tray of seeds.
Volunteer
Wed, Dec 14 1:00pm-4:00pm
Learn to grow and care for native plants while helping to preserve and restore your national park.
Volunteer on Alcatraz Island
Events
Thu, Dec 15 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.

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