Fridays in August at 3pm Join our interpreter, Audrey, on a scenic and gentle 1 mile hike to the ancient and awe inspiring redwood tree known simply as “The Old Tree”. See the majestic redwoods in all ... ... Read More
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In 2014, California State Parks turns 150 years old!
California State Parks commemorates the 1864 establishment of the first state park in the world. On June 30, 1864, President Abraham Lincoln signed a bill granting 39,000 acres of Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Big Tree Grove to the State of California. Never before had land been set aside to protect its natural state for the public to enjoy. This historic legislation was the beginning of not only the California State Park System, but the national park idea we know today.
Upcoming Park Events
29 Aug30 Aug
Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds - Commemorating 150 years of California State Parks in 2014
Time: Saturday, August 30th,12 noon - 4:00 p.m. Calling Nature Explorers of all Ages! Discover the Wild, the Weird, and the Wonderful at Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds. Learn a ... ... Read More30 Aug
We invite families or groups to solve an actual crime that occurred in Columbia in the 1800s. You will witness the event, interview key members to the crime and get a chance to subpoena them in court ... ... Read More30 Aug
Time: 9:30am-11:30am Get closer to nature and experience San Diego Bay on this guided kayak tour. Available for ages 5 and older. Participants under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Each ch ... ... Read More
- 30 Aug
Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 2 pm Bring the whole family to get down and look around as we become creek detectives out on the trail, searching to solve the aquatic mysteries of Waddell Creek! We’ll ... ... Read More30 Aug
Saturday, August 30 from 1 to 2 pm Stroll through history as you visit the various gardens within our courtyard and patio. We can learn a good deal about people who lived here in the past by exploring ... ... Read More31 Aug
Sunday, August 31 at 10 am As we barrel down the hiking trail, we cause disturbances that ripple through the forest like a stone dropped in a pond. If we can minimize our disturbance and “tune-in” to ... ... Read More