Muir Beach

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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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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

Two women carrying bug nets in a grassy field inspect specimen vials
Fri, May 31 11:00am-2:00pm
Become a community scientist and help us understand our local bee communities!
Point Bonita Lighthouse at Marin Headlands
Fri, May 31 12:15pm
Point Bonita Lighthouse
Come visit the third oldest lighthouse on the entire West Coast of the USA, the Point Bonita Lighthouse! Learn some of the stories associated with this hidden gem and see why it's one of the most picturesque places within the GGNRA!
Trail at El Polin Springs, The Presidio
Fri, May 31 1:00pm-3:30pm
El Polin Spring
Come build community with other queer and trans folks for a reflective, restoration afternoon at El Polín!
Purple Flowers at Black Point Historic Gardens
Fri, May 31 2:00pm-4:00pm
Black Point Meeting Location
Explore the Black Point Historic Gardens and its new blooms with Natalie Korengold. Learn about the history and do a nature bio blitz walk!
A Golden Gate National Recreation Area Park Ranger leads a discussion at Presidio Tunnel Tops Campfire Circle.
Fri, May 31 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.​​

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Muir Woods trail closure signage

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hiking at Muir Woods

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