National Park Service

Fires prohibited at Ocean Beach during winter months

Recreational beach fires will not be allowed at San Francisco's Ocean Beach…

 

‘America’s best idea’ is rotting from the top

The National Park Service has been around for 100 years. In that…

 

Bring streetcars to Fort Mason

Many San Franciscans don’t know there’s a historic railroad tunnel under Fort…

 

Alcatraz Island ferry service receives pardon to remain at Pier 31½

Alcatraz Island ferry service appears to have been granted a stay of…

Protecting our parks is a priority

Noted historian Wallace Stegner called it “the best idea we ever had.”…

Diversity at stake in fight over the Golden Gate National Recreation Area

As a Mexican-American who loves to hike and camp in the great…

Dog owners aren’t only ones to consider

The proposed National Park Service dog management rule is an opportunity for…

A flawed process rigged from the start

I used to think of the National Park Service as good guys.…

Scientists: Drought stressing California’s Giant Sequoias

SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK — Giant Sequoias growing in California's Sierra Nevada are…

Obama opens Alaska trip aiming to drive climate to forefront

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — President Barack Obama brought the power of the presidential…

Mountain lion spotted roaming through SF four times in past week

Four mountain lion sightings believed to be of the same animal have…

Park Service floats plan to move Alcatraz ferry to Ft. Mason

Residents of the Marina are complaining about plans to move the Alcatraz…

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Golden Gate recreation area to receive improvements for people with disabilities under settlement agreement

A settlement agreement has been approved to increase accessibility at the Golden…

Tours to Alcatraz called off due to high winds

High winds and choppy Bay waters prompted a rare closure of Alcatraz…

Glass bottles, kegs banned from Fort Mason Great Meadow

Just ahead of today's Fourth of July festivities, the National Park Service…

Fight over water bottles in federal parks comes to San Francisco

The sale of bottled water is banned in 14 national parks, and…

New wind turbine atop Cliff House restaurant expected to power gift shop

There is a new fixture at the historic Cliff House: a 31-foot-tall…

Dog who attacked police horse to be put down

The Staffordshire terrier that attacked a police horse at Crissy Field earlier…

Feedback sought on off-leash dog rules, other issues

Rules for off-leash dogs are among the topics the National Park Service…