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

    Golden Gate

    National Recreation Area California

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  • Tunnel Closure

    The Barry/Baker tunnel on Bunker Road will be closed for maintenance during the weeks of 6/2 and 6/9. The tunnel will be open on the weekends. Please use Conzelman Road instead. More »

  • Muir Beach Overlook closure

    The Muir Beach Overlook will be closed for Accessibility improvements and trail upgrades from June 2 through July 21. Alternate viewpoints are available along Highway 1 between there and Stinson Beach.

Volunteer Opportunities and Internships

Volunteers are vital to fulfilling our mission of serving park visitors and protecting park resources.

Volunteers are vital to fulfilling our mission of serving park visitors and protecting park resources.

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There are Many Options for Volunteers

Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Muir Woods National Monument, Fort Point National Historic Site, & the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy all partner with the Student Conservation Association (SCA) to fill volunteer positions. Click here to visit the SCA website for current listings of opportunities for our parks.

Click here for short-term or group opportunities at the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy's website.

For individual opportunities please click on the links listed below.

 

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Did You Know?

Pillow basalt at Point Bonita

The trail to Point Bonita lighthouse is the location of what is likely the earliest detailed geologic map in the state, completed by F. Leslie Ransome in 1893.