Golden Gate National Recreation Area

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Best Free Summer Activities For Kids In San Francisco

For parents on a budget, keeping kids entertained during the summer months can prove a daunting task. Here are five of the best free kids summer activities in San Francisco.

07/10/2015

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San Francisco Doctors Write Prescriptions For ‘Park Time’ Rather Than Pills

Feeling blue? Take a walk in the park. Got a chronic illness? Again, take a walk in the park. Overweight? You guessed it — take a walk in the park.

04/27/2015

A view of the trash left behind at Fort Mason in San Francisco following the Fourth of July gathering. (CBS)

‘Brolympics’ Blamed For This Weekend’s Excessive Trash At San Francisco’s Fort Mason

The good, the bad and the ugly were on display at the meadow at Fort Mason this weekend. The Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) said plenty of trash was left behind following a non-permitted event.

03/16/2015

A flag flies on a ferry as it approaches Alcatraz Island on March 21, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco’s Marina District Residents Want To Block Plans For Alcatraz Ferry Service From Fort Mason

The National Park Service has a plan the could move to the ferry service to Alcatraz from from Embarcadero to Fort Mason in the Marina District where some residents are fuming.

03/09/2015

"Percevero," the sea lion pup was rescued by a pair of Good Samaritans and a National Park Ranger (Photo Credit: Matt Wallat)

‘Percervero’ The Sea Lion Pup Rescued Near Lake Merced In San Francisco

Crews from the Marine Mammal Center rescued a wayward sea lion pup Wednesday morning in San Francisco’s Lake Merced area.

02/11/2015

Santa Cruz Wharf (credit: Randy Yagi)

Best Places For Winter Outdoor Adventures In The Bay Area

The San Francisco Bay Area has its own unique winter wonderland.

11/29/2014

Tule elk

Organic Dairy Ranchers Want Tule Elk To Be Removed From GGNRA Pastures

Organic dairy ranchers are urging authorities to remove tule elk from agricultural land in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and Point Reyes seashore and build a large fence to keep them out.

10/12/2014

A stun gun (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Judge Rules Dog Walker’s Constitutional Rights Violated When Park Ranger Tasers Him

A federal judge ruled on Thursday against a National Park Service ranger who used a stun gun on a man for being uncooperative about his off-leash dog in an unincorporated San Mateo Park.

10/10/2014

CHP Helicopter

2 Teens Rescued By Helicopter From Seaside Cliff At Rodeo Beach In Marin County

Two male teens were rescued Friday evening from a 75-foot cliff in the Golden Gate Recreation Area in Marin County by CHP helicopter.

07/26/2014

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KCBS Cover Story: Dog Lovers Unleash Concerns Over GGNRA’s Pet Restriction Plan

A group of dog-advocates in Marin County are mobilizing to preserve dog walking on parklands that a proposal by Golden Gate National Recreation Area’s draft management may curtail.

01/27/2014

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