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September 15, 2016
National Park Service to Host September 20 Public Meeting on Muir Woods Salmon Habitat Enhancement and Bridge Replacement Project
The project at Muir Woods National Monument would restore habitat in Redwood Creek for aquatic life, including the federally threatened Coho salmon.

September 14, 2016
Oct. 5: Two Pacifica Ribbon-Cuttings Celebrate Trail & Facilities Improvements for National Park Sites in San Mateo County
National Park Service ribbon-cuttings celebrate improvements to Milagra Battery Trail & Old Mori Trail in Pacifica.

September 12, 2016
Second Phase of Stinson Beach Improvement Project Begins This Week
A four-month construction phase will bring improved picnic areas and beach access.

September 08, 2016
Bay Area National Parks Launch Second Year of Every Kid in a Park Pass
The national parks pass for fourth graders returns for a new school year.

August 23, 2016
Founder's Day Marks 100th Anniversary of National Park Service, Aug. 25
Golden Gate National Recreation Area offers tips for marking the NPS Centennial in the Bay Area.

August 16, 2016
Structure Fire Causes Temporary Closure of China Beach
China Beach in Golden Gate National Recreation Area will remain closed pending investigation and repairs following a structure fire on August 15.

August 01, 2016
Road Closure Alert: Baker-Barry Tunnel 2016-17 Closures
A preservation project to improve the Baker-Barry Tunnel will lead to periods of closure in 2016 and 2017.

October 22, 2015
Proposed Ocean Beach Fire Program Review Period
The National Park Service (NPS) is proposing changes to the recreational fire program at Ocean Beach in order to create a safe and sustainable program that addresses environmental impacts and public safety concerns while creating a high quality user experience. Key elements of the proposed program include a permit system, winter restrictions to promote better air quality, more durable fire rings and a maintenance and outreach partnership with the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department (SFRPD).

February 09, 2015
New General Management Plan Signed for Golden Gate National Recreation Area, including Alcatraz Island and Muir Woods
The National Park Service is pleased to announce that Regional Director Christine Lehnertz has signed the Record of Decision for the General Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (GMP) for Golden Gate National Recreation Area, including Alcatraz Island, and Muir Woods National Monument. This action authorizes Golden Gate National Recreation Area to implement the new GMP. The plan replaces the 1980 general management plan which effectively guided the park for more than three decades.


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