Parks & Outdoors

Ruff Life: The Standard Guide to San Francisco Dog Parks

Looking to expand your pup’s playgroup or need a change of scenery? Check our map of nearly 50 owner-approved places to romp around SF.


Party on a Freeway: SF’s Much-Anticipated Tunnel Tops Park Opens in the Presidio

The new national park space three decades in the making celebrated its grand opening with food trucks, hip-hop and and plenty of space to play on top of Presidio Parkway’s tunnels.

The Standard Guide to POPOS: Public Parks in Private Places and How to Get In

Taking the form of plazas, atriums and rooftop terraces, POPOS are spaces provided and maintained by private developers for the enjoyment of the public.

Tunnel Tops Opens Sunday! See What’s Inside the Presidio’s Huge New Park

Nearly 30 years in the making, Tunnel Tops will open Sunday with a lineup of opening day performances, activities and food trucks.

The Fate of JFK Drive Is Now in Your Hands, SF Voters

With three ballot measures on deck this fall, voters are to decide if cars should return to the Golden Gate Park street.

Explore San Francisco’s Presidio by Visiting These 13 New(ish) Attractions Overlooking the Golden Gate

Here’s how San Franciscans can spend an active few hours or a long, lazy day in their national park over the holiday weekend.

As Snowy Plovers Return to Ocean Beach, Park Service Reminds Dog Owners To Keep Canines on a Leash

The tiny seasonal residents of San Francisco’s coastline are threatened by human activity and free-roaming dogs.

The Q&A: Presidio Trust CEO Reveals Her Dream Project and Favorite Spot (And It’s Not Tunnel Tops)

The Tunnel Tops knits together the birthplace of modern San Francisco, and when it opens to the public on July 17, it stands to be the largest urban park to debut in the city in years.

New Ground Mural Lights Up Favorite Skating Spot in Golden Gate Park with Rainbow Colors

Golden Gate Park’s Skatin’ Place, located between 6th Ave. and JFK Dr. has gotten a colorful makeover thanks to a new ground mural.

Get a Sneak Peek of Tunnel Tops, the Presidio’s Incredible New Park, Before It Opens in July

Sitting atop the Presidio Parkway tunnels, the 14-acre parkland delivers nonstop bridge-to-downtown vistas and one of the best playgrounds in town.