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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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Volunteers Working in Black Point Historic Gardens
Events
Fri, Jul 29 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.
Volunteer at the Presidio
Volunteer
Sat, Jul 30 9:00am-12:00pm
Presidio Transit Center
Help restore natural areas and create important wildlife corridors in the Presidio of San Francisco.
Green sweat bee (Agapostemon texanus) on flower
Event
Sat, Jul 30 9:00am-12:00pm
Sky Oaks Watershed Headquarters
One Tam is continuing our efforts to monitor and understand more about Mt. Tamalpais’ wild bees and other pollinators. Community science volunteers play a critical role in this study by pinning, sorting, and labeling specimens collected from the field.
Sunny day at Point Bonita Lighthouse
Events
Sat, Jul 30 7:00pm-8:30pm
Lighthouse Trailhead
Follow in the footsteps of a lighthouse keeper! Join docents for a guided sunset program, and learn about the geology, ecology, and history of Point Bonita.
Volunteer on Alcatraz Island
Events
Wed, Aug 03 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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