Winter Surf Warning
Every year people drown in the surf off Northern California beaches - don't let it be you! Be extra alert on park beaches during the winter storm season. Do not turn your back on the shoreline and watch for extra powerful “sneaker” waves.
Multimedia presentations including the following:
Golden Gate Climate Update - an audio podcast series of radio show-type interviews with top scientists, park staff and partners about climate change and National Parks.
Muir Beach/Redwood Creek Restoration Update - a 3:20 long video report from correspondent Sally Delta with an update on the nearly finished restoration project on the Redwood Creek Watershed and Muir Beach visitor amenities.
Muir Beach/Redwood Creek Restoration - audio segments providing information on this wetlands restoration project including FAQs and interviews with the project manager (produced by San Francisco Bay Joint Venture).
Design Volunteers in Parks Videos - a variety of video commercials for events in the park prepared by the Design Volunteers in Parks program, in which students from the Academy of Art University, Ex'pression College, and R/GA participate as National Park Service volunteers while creating this work as part of their schools' curriculum.
Fort Baker Cell Phone Tour - Take this audio tour to learn about historic Fort Baker; its natural setting, the military and other people who have lived here through the centuries, and the role the National Park Service and park partners now play in protecting the natural world and our country's heritage here.
Golden Gate Climate Change Tour - This multimedia tour shows how climate change may impact Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Each of eleven sites, indicated by map icons, focuses on specific threats through a combination of written summaries, photos, videos, GIS map layers you can turn on and off, and links to further information.
Did You Know?
Mélange underlies much of Golden Gate and is a mixture of rocks created by tectonic activity in and near a subduction zone.