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Here’s what shuts down in a government shutdown

Congressional authorization for federal spending for many nonessential services expires at midnight EST Friday. Here is how a partial shutdown would affect government services: •National parks: Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Point...Show More Summary

You've seen the Golden Gate Bridge lots of times, but here's how to view it in a new way

Sure, you’ve seen the Golden Gate Bridge, but since the span’s 75th birthday in 2012, the Golden Gate National Recreation Area has added and renovated areas to provide even better views of California’s superstar superstructure. The added capacity comes just in time: Crowds mean officials often...

Veteran park service employee to head Bay Area’s GGNRA

Laura Joss, a 27-year veteran of the National Park Service who has led the agency’s West Coast office for the past year and a half, was appointed to the top post at the Golden Gate National Recreation Area on Thursday. As GGNRA superintendent,...Show More Summary

Dog Owners Rejoice As National Park Service Drops Decade-Long Fight Over GGNRA Dog Rules

A long and contentious fight between local dog owners and the National Park Service over a proposed new set of rules regarding on- and off-leash areas for dog walking in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area has ended today as the NPS has officially ended their effort to impose the rules. [ more › ]

National Park Service kills new rules for dog access in GGNRA

The National Park Service pulled the plug Thursday on a 14-year-long planning process for restricting dog access in the 80,000-acre Golden Gate National Recreation Area, 10 months after revelations emerged that agency officials had improperly...Show More Summary

Rep. Speier’s amendment takes bite at GGNRA dog-walking rules

Nine months after the Golden Gate National Recreation Area approved final rules restricting off-leash dog-walking on much of its turf, the policy has been thrown for another loop. An amendment proposed by Rep. Jackie Speier would prohibit...Show More Summary

Most of SF’s Presidio now will be open Saturday

Most of San Francisco’s Presidio will open to the public on Saturday, the National Park Service said after a right-wing group canceled plans for a rally at Crissy Field. Officials at Golden Gate National Recreation Area said late Friday that the organizer of the Patriot Prayer rally had relinquished his permit. Show More Summary

Federal permit approved for far-right rally in San Francisco’s Crissy Field

The National Park Service said Wednesday that a controversial right-wing rally will be allowed to go forward Saturday at San Francisco’s Crissy Field. Golden Gate National Recreation Area Acting General Superintendent Cicely MuldoonShow More Summary

The Drone Bros of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA)

TweetAgin the rules this is: Sorry, Bros. Still, mad props for the state of drones these days, able to hover in like 30 MPH gusts – I thought it could have been a hawk at first. Choose wisely, else you might get cited…

What Happens to You When You Fly a Drone in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area – Video – Cited on Mt. Tam

TweetStart at 7:00 and finish at 9:00, so as to avoid a couple instances of the B-word, one more offensive than the other: (I think the fine is just $125.) But if you want to make a car commercial, well, I bet that you just might be able to get a permit and then you […]

Light appears at end of Marin tunnel renovation

The Baker-Barry Tunnel, which provides the easiest route for cars and cyclists coming off the Golden Gate Bridge, should reopen in early June, according to Golden Gate National Recreation Area spokeswoman Jenny Anzelmo-Sarles. Meantime,...Show More Summary

San Francisco firefighters rescue dog who tumbled cliff

A San Francisco dog survived a brush with danger Wednesday after it tumbled down a cliffside at Fort Funston in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and had to be rescued by firefighters, officials said. After falling down the cliff while exploring the area off leash, the pooch got stuck on a ledge, said to Lt. Show More Summary

Dog owners release 'Woofieleaks' documents, allege bias by GGNRA

Dog owners groups fighting proposed dog management rules for the Golden Gate National Recreation Area today released documents they say show the National Park Service has engaged in biased decision making and destruction of records.

Tippets: Prison Fishing, Layering for Winter

“Fishing is a privilege,” writes Kris Millgate as she reflects on a trip to Alcatraz Island in Golden Gate National Recreation Area.  The prisoners who once lived there “weren’t thinking about what they would miss when they did the thing … more ?

Final dog plan for GGNRA sure not to please everyone

After 14 years of a tug-of-war between dog enthusiasts and environmentalists, the Golden Gate National Recreation Area Thursday released its final rules for canine access on its beaches and trails. Lovers of their furry four-legged friends...Show More Summary

National park tips: Where to plan your next picnic in San Francisco

You might not even think of it as NPS territory, but since 1994 San Francisco’s Presidio has been part of Golden Gate National Recreation Area. And it’s getting more interesting. This story includes several year-round options there (along with several other recent  S.F. temptations for travelers.) ...

Dog lovers unleash protest over plan to limit dog walking at San Francisco park

Hundreds of dog owners walked their poodles, corgis, dachshunds and many mutts to protest the proposed limits on dog-walking in San Francisco's Golden Gate National Recreation Area. The protesters on Saturday walked their pooches, many wearing red bandanas, along Crissy Field while holding signs...

Nancy Pelosi Weighs In On Dogs On Beaches

The Golden Gate National Recreation Area includes Ocean Beach, Crissy Fields, and Fort Funston — all spots popular with dog walkers. [ more › ]

Fort Funston, Ocean Beach To Partially Ban Dogs Under Proposed Rule Change

The proposed rules would impact all of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, and include areas like Crissy Field and Muir Beach. [ more › ]

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