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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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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

Visitors at the Nike Missile Site
Event
Sat, Oct 05 12:00pm-3:00pm
NIKE Missile Site SF-88
Veterans of the Nike site share their first-hand stories and experiences at the only restored Nike Missile Site in the country.
Battery Townsley in the Marin Headlands
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Sun, Oct 06 12:00pm-4:00pm
Battery Townsley
Battery Townsley, at Fort Cronkhite, was San Francisco's most extensive--and most secret--World War II military fortification. Come visit and explore this labyrinthine battery.
Beautiful plants bloom at Presidio Tunnel Tops with a view of the Golden Gate Bridge.
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Tue, Oct 15 1:00pm-3:00pm
Presidio Transit Center
Help care for the landscaped areas at the Presidio Tunnel Tops.
A vendor sells drinks at Presidio Tunnel Tops Opening Day.
Events
Sat, Oct 26 11:00am-3:00pm
Main Parade Lawn
The Presidio Pop Up DJ Series occur on the last Saturday of each month through October 2024.
Battery Townsley in the Marin Headlands
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Sun, Nov 03 12:00pm-4:00pm
Battery Townsley
Battery Townsley, at Fort Cronkhite, was San Francisco's most extensive--and most secret--World War II military fortification. Come visit and explore this labyrinthine battery.

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