Discover Nature in San Francisco
Time spent outdoors gets kids moving, promotes creativity and curiosity, and increases confidence. From coastal hikes, to redwood forests, and community gardens, San Francisco offers nature gateways in every corner of the city.
Discover SF’s Nature Exploration Areas
Check out the growing number of NEA’s across the city where kids can play and create while connecting with the natural world.
100+ Outdoor Adventures in Every Neighborhood
Need weekend plans? Here’s a few ideas to inspire outdoor play.
Connect with Nature in SF
Ideas, crafts and resources for students, parents, and educators.
24 Ideas for Outdoor Fun in SF
Download and print this outdoor discovery guide with some of our favorite places to play in nature across SF. Put it up on your fridge and check off each location you visit.
Did you know children in San Francisco have the right to play and explore in healthy environments throughout the City? The San Francisco Childrens Outdoor Bill of Rights was passed in 2014 to ensure that our San Francisco children and youth have equitable access to nature. SF Children & Nature invites you to attend and celebrate nature all year.