MLK Weekend of Service 2024

Take part in this National Day of Service to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Volunteer; Presidio, MLK

Join us in January to make MLK Day a "day on, not a day off". We'll be celebrating the Civil Rights leader’s life and legacy all weekend with volunteer projects from Friday, January 12th - Monday, January 15th. From park maintenance to habitat restoration, there is something for everyone. Bring yourself, your friends, and your family to kick off the new year and take in your community on this National Day of Service! Event registration is required.

When: Friday, January 12 - Monday, January 15, 2024

Where: Project locations vary throughout the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA). Stay up to date on park closure information. 


Groups of five or more require special arrangements and must be confirmed in advance. Please review the List of Available Projects and fill out the Group Project Request Form.

COVID-specific Guidelines

  • Stay home and DO NOT attend if you:
    • Have any illness symptoms
    • Have tested positive for COVID-19
    • Suspect you have had contact with a COVID-19 positive case
  • Face coverings and social distancing are encouraged, but not required.

The Golden Gate National Parks Volunteer Program is a cooperative parkwide effort of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, the National Park Service, and the Presidio Trust.


    Presidio Volunteer
    Presidio Transit Center
    Help tend to the health of the Presidio’s historic forests.
    Volunteers Working in Black Point Historic Gardens
    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 work in Lands End
    Join us for MLK Weekend of Service and become a Habitat Steward and help restore unique San Francisco coastal habitat.
    A gray fox sits atop a log in the woods of mount tamalpais scratching its ear with its foot.
    Join us to learn about the Marin Wildlife Watch volunteer program!
    A group collects seed in a grassland. A volunteer holds a tray of seeds.
    Learn to grow and care for native plants while helping to preserve and restore your national park.
    Questions? Contact Us:
    (415) 561-3044 or You can also view the Volunteer FAQ page for more information.

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