Golden Gate National Recreation Area

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

Ocean Beach in San Francisco. (CBS)

SF Youth Sand Castle Competition Rescheduled After Shutdown

A popular youth sand castle competition at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach has been rescheduled after being postponed earlier this month because of the federal government shutdown.

10/23/2013

A view of the former warden's house at Alcatraz Island on March 21, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Alcatraz Reopens To Tourists Following End Of Gov’t Shutdown

Hundreds of tourists stepped foot on Alcatraz Island for the first time in more than two weeks after the federal government reopened national parks closed by the shutdown.

10/17/2013

Yosemite National Park spans part of the Sierra Nevada mountain range.  (Photo by David McNeil /Newsmakers)

Bay Area National Park Sites, Yosemite Reopen After Shutdown Lifted

For the first time in more than two weeks, Bay Area residents and tourists will be able to return to Alcatraz, Muir Woods and parts of the Golden Gate Park Recreation area that were closed due to the federal government shutdown.

10/17/2013

Ocean Beach in San Francisco. (CBS)

Federal Shutdown Wipes Out SF Sand Castle Competition To Benefit Schools

An elaborate sandcastle building competition to benefit arts in local schools has been postponed indefinitely amid the federal government shutdown.

10/09/2013

The Cliff House Restaurant perched above Ocean Beach. (Cliff House)

San Francisco’s Cliff House Closed Again After Attempt To Defy Shutdown

The famed Cliff House restaurant has been forced to shut its doors for the remainder of the federal government shutdown, after it defied orders by reopening earlier this week.

10/09/2013

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