Healthy Parks, Healthy People

Young visitor in front Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate National Recreation Area invites you to get outdoors and get active!

Join the Healthy Parks Healthy People Rangers and leaders each month as you work your way to fitness by exploring your national park sites, hiking and playing family games to get those hearts and waistlines happy.

Healthy Parks Healthy People Program Series includes the following programs which will alternate each month:
Hiking for Heartbeats, Family Fun Fitness, Ecotherapy, and Family Boot Camp.

Programs are all FREE and open to everyone all ages, fitness levels, and abilities. Wear comfortable clothing you can move in and don't mind getting dirty. Don't forget to bring your water bottle and wear sun protection.

First Saturdays, February through October from 2-4 PM.
Meets at the Presidio Visitor Center
210 Lincoln Blvd, Presidio, San Francisco, CA

Please call the Presidio Visitor Center: (415) 561-4323, for reservations and program details.

Upcoming Events

Family Fun Fitness
Saturday, August 5th, 2017
2-4 PM

Fitness doesn't have to be boring. Join the HPHP family to learn how we can work out our bodies while playing fun games and exploring the Golden Gate National Parks.

Family Boot Camp
Saturday, September 2nd, 2017
2 - 4 PM

Get ready for a fun and challenging Family Boot Camp at the historic Presidio’s Main Post. Learn basic soldier drills and about Presidio Military life while getting fit.

Hiking for Heartbeats
Saturday, October 7th, 2017
2 - 4 PM

Come celebrate the National Park's Centennial with the Healthy Parks Healthy People Rangers we work our way to fitness and a healthier lifestyle. Enjoy a hike, beginner exercises and family games while getting those hearts and waistlines happy.

The Healthy Parks Healthy People program season runs February through October. Programming will resume February 2018.

Saturday, February 3rd, 2018
2 - 4 PM

Help your park be a Healthy Park with Ecotherapy! Enjoy a walk to the Presidio Nursery to learn about your park's healing native plants and help do your part with a short service project before ending with a healthy snack and fun music to end your outdoor healing.
Healthy Parks Healthy People logo with two people hiking and leaf
More About Healthy Parks Healthy People

Healthy Parks Healthy People Bay Area is a regional collaborative of parks, health care providers and other organizations with a mission to "improve the health and well-being of all Bay Area residents, especially those with high health needs, through regular use and enjoyment of parks."

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Last updated: July 20, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Golden Gate National Recreation Area
Building 201, Fort Mason

San Francisco, CA 94123-0022


(415) 561-4700
Pacific West Region Information Center (415) 561-4700 Special Event & Commercial Film Permits (415) 561-4300

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