June 6, 2015

Time: varies by project

Audience: Groups, Adults, High School Students, Middle School Students, Families, Seniors, Educators, Volunteers, Elementary School Students

Location: Bolinas Ridge, Fort Miley, Marin County, Rancho Corral de Tierra, San Francisco, Presidio of San Francisco, San Mateo County

Event Type: One Tam, Volunteer

Celebrate National Trails Day in the Golden Gate National Parks! National Trails Day is the nation’s largest celebration of trails and the outdoors. Here at Golden Gate, the Trails Forever Team and our partners, One Tam, REI, and American Hiking Society, will host a series of trail projects throughout the park (Marin, San Mateo, and San Francisco). Help enhance our trail systems, meet fellow park lovers, and enjoy a celebration of our great park!

National Trails Day Projects

Marin - One Tam

Coastal Trail at Bolinas Ridge - Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy Register >>
Explore this hidden gem of a trail while removing overgrown vegetation and tripping hazards from the trail surface. Be sure to bring your hiking boots and camera to snap a few shots of the coastal views!
Time: 10 am–1:30 pm (Registration: 10 am, Lunch: 1–1:30 pm)
Details: Volunteers ages 14 and up are welcome. Project work will be moderately strenuous.

Shadyside and Berry Trails - Marin Municipal Water District Register >>
Help build a bridge, repair trail tread and make drainage improvements in the spectacular Mount Tamalpais Watershed with Marin Municipal Water District!
Time: 9 am-1 pm (Registration: 9 am, Lunch 12:30-1 pm)
Details: Volunteers ages 14 and up are welcome. Project work will be moderately strenuous.

Mill Valley-Sausalito Path - Marin County Parks Register >>
Join Marin County Parks in celebrating National Trails Day on a multi-use commuter trail for litter pick-up and beautification! 
Time:
9 am-12 pm (Registration: 9 am, Lunch: Not provided)
Details:
Volunteers of all ages are welcome. Family friendly! 

White Hill Trail - Marin County Parks Register >>
Join Marin County Parks in celebrating National Trails Day on a multi-use (horse, bike, hike) trail!
Time:
9 am-1 pm (Registration: 9 am, Lunch: 12:30-1 pm)
Details:
Volunteers ages 14 and up are welcome. Project work will be moderately strenuous.

Heather Cut-off Trail - California State Parks - Full
Team up with California State Parks in celebration of National Trails Day on a multi-use (horse and hike) trail!
Time:
9 am-1 pm (Registration: 9 am, Lunch: Noon-1 pm)
Details:
Volunteers ages 14 and up are welcome. Project will be moderately strenuous.

Guided Hike at Muir Woods - National Park Service Register >>
Park Ranger led hike on benefits of trails, defining trail structures, and the ecosystems of Muir Woods.
Time: 2-5 pm
Details: Family friendly, all are welcome.

San Francisco

Fort Miley Register >>
Help construct the last installment of a 3-year National Trails Day effort to provide an accessible loop around Fort Miley and restore the nearby Veterans dunes!
Time:
9 am–12:30 pm (Registration: 9 am, Lunch: Noon–12:30 pm)
Details: Volunteers ages 14 and up are welcome. Project work will be moderately strenuous.

Presidio of San Francisco Register >>
Join us for a day of stewardship along Presidio trails, forests, and pathways. Activities will include maintaining trails, tending trees in adjacent reforestation zones, and restoring nearby native habitat.
Time: 9 am–1 pm (Registration: 9 am, Lunch: noon–1 pm)
Details: Family-friendly project, volunteers of all ages are welcome.

San Mateo

Rancho Corral de Tierra Register >>
Get dirty alongside the Coastal Conservancy and help establish a popular hiking, biking, and equestrian trail at our newest park! Trail side restoration activities will also be offered as a part of National Trails Day.
Time: 10 am–1:30 pm (Registration: 10 am, Lunch: 1–1:30 pm)
Details: Family-friendly project, volunteers of all ages are welcome.


Contact Information

For general questions regarding volunteer programs, contact us at (415) 561-3044 or volunteer@parksconservancy.org.

You can also view the Volunteer FAQ page for more information.


The Golden Gate National Parks Volunteer Program is a cooperative parkwide effort of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, the National Park Service, and the Presidio Trust.




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