Public Libraries to Public Lands
The National Park Service at Golden Gate National Recreation Area has partnered with Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, the San Francisco Public Library, Marin County Free Library, and the San Rafael Library to create free programs and trips to the parks to better engage local communities with their public libraries and public lands.
Library Ranger Talks
Meet national park rangers at your branch library to hear amazing stories of San Francisco and the Bay area, and enjoy hands-on activities for the whole family. Ranger Talks are themed for specific age groups, taking place all summer at different times and locations:
Creature Features | Ages 5 - 8
The more you look, the more you see. Join us for ranger-led story sharing and an interactive experienve in tracking animal foot prints.
Fur, Feet & Feathers | All Ages
Learn about local animals and plants with a park ranger, through stories, songs, hands-on activities and show-and-tell. A playful interactive experience for children and their caregivers of all ages.
#FoodieRangers | Ages 9 - 12
Join a park ranger for a yummy activity, and learn how the food found in national parks can also benefit your body and health.
Summer Stride Community Shuttle Trips
As a way to encourage all San Franciscans to find and enjoy their local national parks, the San Francisco Public Library and the National Park Service will provide FREE Community Shuttles from branch libraries to national park sites and programs in the Bay Area.
Trilogies to Trails
The Trilogies to Trails Summer Shuttle program offers trips from Marin County's public libraries to public lands in Golden Gate National Recreation Area and beyond. To RSVP contact your library branch.
Last updated: February 20, 2019