Thoughts about landing a job with the National Park Service might often revolve around being an interpretive ranger or law-enforcement ranger, but there are a lot more careers to be had with the agency.
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park’s 109-year-old steam-powered tugboat has been honored by the Steamship Historical Society of America for the history it holds.
You can add Sequoia National Park in California and Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota to the slowly growing number of parks now selling entrance passes online.
Three new masts, and one very old gold piece, have been installed on the C.A. Thayer, a schooner that calls San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park its home berth.
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park is offering a free training course for those interested in joining the park’s volunteer docent program.
A diverse sampling of maritime history will be on display in February at San Francisco Maritime National Historical in honor of Black History Month.
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park will offer a pair of special events with a Christmas theme on Saturday, December 14. Afternoon activities will include live music, refreshments, ornament-making, and a special visit from Santa Claus. During the evening, join costumed Living History players as they turn the clock back to Christmas in the year 1901.
Sea Music Concert Aboard 1886 Sailing Ship At San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park On November 16
If you'd enjoy a concert of seafaring songs presented aboard an 1886 sailing ship, there's a fine opportunity coming up on November 16 at San Francisco National Maritime National Historical Park. The event will be the final for the 25th annual Sea Music Concert Series at the park, and will feature acclaimed solo performers John Roberts and Debra Cowan.
Sure, it's still August, but that doesn't mean it's too early to start penciling some fall events and activities in the National Park System onto your calendar. Here's a start, and we'll keep adding to it as we hear of events.
Celebrate the year-end holidays the way they did back in 1901 with a visit to San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park on December 8, when park staff bring maritime history to life around a unique Christmas program.