• View of the Golden Gate Bridge, taken from the Marin Headlands, looking towards San Francisco at sunrise.

    Golden Gate

    National Recreation Area California

Public Involvement

NPS welcomes and encourages citizens to get involved with the planning efforts of all of our parks. There are a variety of ways to do this, such as, signing up to receive email updates, commenting on draft proposals, and attending public meetings. More details about ways to get involved are shown below. If this page is ever in need of updating, please let us know: goga_planning@nps.gov. While we make our best effort to keep information updated, we can occasionally fall behind. We appreciate your understanding.

Next Open House Event

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

General's Residence

1 Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA 94123

Stay Connected

Learn about park projects through our Planning, Environment, and Public Comment (PEPC) website:

www.parkplanning.nps.gov/goga

Twitter:

@GoldenGateNPS

@MuirWoodsNPS

@AlcatrazIsland

@BeachRescue


Facebook:

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Macbeth at Fort Point

Art in the Parks

Through a partnership of the National Parks Service at Golden Gate National Recreation Area, the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, and the Headlands Center for the Arts, the Arts in the Parks program is finding new ways to make the arts part of the visitor experience. From the misty waters surrounding Sutro Baths to the lonely cells of Alcatraz, the program encourages creativity to transform the visitor experience of these public spaces. Working with partnering artists and organizations, artwork and performances are created specifically for a park site, enabling opportunities for reflection about the nature and history of the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond.

The newest Arts in the Parks project, @Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz, will feature a series of seven site-specific installations by artist Ai Weiwei in four locations on Alcatraz Island, offering a new cultural lens through which to experience the notorious military and federal penitentiary turned national park, opens September 27. Tickets are available here.

To learn more about Arts in the Parks, current and past exhibitions please visit the Arts in the Parks webpage.

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