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California State Parks Offers Tips for Desert State Parks this Winter Season

Thursday, December 6, 2018

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California State Parks Invites the Public to Kick-Off the New Year with a First Day Hike

Friday, December 14, 2018 | View PDF

California State Parks invites Californians and visitors from around the world to usher in 2019 in a fun and healthy way with a First Day Hike on January 1. More than 60 complimentary, guided hikes will be provided in 40-plus state parks across the state (vehicle entrance fees may apply). The hikes are part of the First Day Hikes Program organized in all 50 states and Canada aimed at encouraging people to get outdoors.

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Lake Oroville SRA

Lake Oroville State Recreation Area Opens Temporary Low Water Launch Ramp at Bidwell Canyon

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 | View PDF

Today, California State Parks and the Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced the opening of a temporary low water boat launch site at Bidwell Canyon Boat Ramp. This ramp is located within Lake Oroville State Recreation Area (Lake Oroville). The lake’s surface level is about to drop below the 665-feet elevation, which has forced the closures of the Bidwell Canyon Stage 3 Boat Ramp until the lake refills above this elevation. All of the other paved boat ramps have previously closed due to low water levels.

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California State Railroad Museum POI

California State Parks Moving Forward with Plans for Prized Historic Buildings in Sacramento Railyards

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 | View PDF

California State Parks today announced that it will move forward with its visionary plans for two historic buildings in the Sacramento Railyards. The path is now clear for Parks to own and manage the Boiler Shop Building and the Erecting Shop as part of a larger project to revitalize the 240-acre Sacramento Downtown Railyards.

 

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Leo Carrillo SP, Malibu Creek SP, Malibu Lagoon SB, Point Mugu SP, Robert H. Meyer Memorial SB, Topanga SP, Point Dume SB

California State Parks Reopens Several Parks Closed by the Hill and Woolsey Fires

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 | View PDF

California State Parks has reopened several parks in Southern California that were closed due to the devastating Hill and Woolsey fires. Some parts of Point Mugu and Leo Carrillo state parks reopened, while other areas of the parks remain closed due to the damage caused by the Woolsey Fire. Meanwhile Malibu Lagoon and Robert H. Meyers Memorial state beaches and Topanga State Park have completely reopened.

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Bidwell Mansion SHP, Clay Pit SVRA, Lake Oroville SRA, Leo Carrillo SP, Malibu Creek SP, Malibu Lagoon SB, Robert H. Meyer Memorial SB, Point Dume SB, Topanga SP

California State Parks Shares Impacts from Camp, Hill and Woolsey Fires

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 | View PDF

California State Parks closed a number of state parks as a result of the Camp, Hill and Woolsey fires. Some parks were closed out of precaution, while others were impacted such as Lake Oroville State Recreation Area, and Leo Carrillo and Malibu Creek state parks. All department employees are accounted for and safe. 

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