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Upcoming Events at All Parks in October, 2016

Old Mill Days

Event time: 10:00 am to 4:00pm Come enjoy Napa Valley’s rural past at this pioneer family celebration and see how hard our forefathers had to work each day! Try your hand at farm chores such as co ...

Fort Tejon SHP - Frontier Army Days

Come and take a step back in time and see California as it was in 1856. At Fort Tejon State Historic Park, visitors can witness life at This U.S. Army post of the Far West. Fort Tejon was a crossroad ...

Junior Rangers

Time: 10:30 Where: Paso Picacho Day Use Children ages 7 to 12 join us for Junior Rangers on an adventure of discovery.

Silver Strand SB – Junior Rangers

Time: 3:30pm-4:30pm Kids age 7 to 12 are invited to these outdoor activities which include walks, presentations, games, investigations, art, and more! Kids can earn the Junior Ranger badge and o ...

Native Plant Guardians

Saturday, October 1, 8:30am-noon Join us for the kickoff event of our new native plant garden team, the Native Plant Guardians ! Mount Diablo’s native plant garden is one of the jewels of ...

Petaluma Adobe SHP - ¡Fandango!

Time: 12pm-4pm Enjoy the spirit of the rancho when the brilliant dance moves of the Baile de California and Yesteryear dancers come together to perform and teach the celebration dance of the ...

Butano Nature Walk

Guided Nature Walks Saturday, October 1 @ 1:00-3:00 pm “ The Amazing Redwood Community” Join our docent naturalists Tom and Edward for a 3 mile round-trip walk along the Litt ...

Seafest

Where: North Shore Beach & Yacht Club Time: 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. - Ribbon Cutting 4:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - Activities for Kids and Teens (Cornhole, Warrior face painting, Kids ...

Silver Strand SB – Nature Walk

Time: 1:30pm-2:30pm During this 1-hour walking tour, we’ll look for animals and plants in various habitats of the state beach. We’ll use binoculars and hand lenses to aid in our disc ...

Old Mill Days

Event time: 10:00 am to 4:00pm Come enjoy Napa Valley’s rural past at this pioneer family celebration and see how hard our forefathers had to work each day! Try your hand at farm chores such as co ...

Tijuana Estuary - Bird Walk

Every 1st, and 3rd Sunday 3:00 to 4:00pm. Take a leisurely stroll down the McCoy Trail and view and learn about some of the 370 species of birds that live or stop by this Reserve on their yearl ...

Petaluma Adobe SHP - Nature Hike

Time: 11:00am-Noon Join this casual hike through portions of the park and the Montini Trail. This is a one mile, slowpaced hike with minor elevation change. Sturdy shoes and water recommended. M ...

Sonoma SHP - Nature Hike

Time: 11:00am-Noon Join this casual hike through portions of the park and the Montini Trail. This is a one mile, slowpaced hike with minor elevation change. Sturdy shoes and water recommended. M ...

Sonoma SHP - Farmer’s Market

Farmer’s Market ~ Tuesday Evenings in October Visit us at the Farmer’s Market in the Sonoma Plaza. Learn more about California State Parks and enjoy fun and educational surprises. Park ...

Annadel SP - Hike for Health - PM

Time: 4:30 PM Hike Departure to about 6:30 PM Location: Channel Drive/Warren P Richardson Trailhead parking lot Trails: Steve’s S/Richardson Loop Look and feel better, one step at a ...

Anderson Marsh SHP - Nature Walk

Time: 8:15am Anderson Marsh State Historic Park continues to hold monthly guided nature walks. The next walk is scheduled for Saturday morning October 8 th . There will be no tour of the H ...

Mount Diablo Trail Crew

Trail Crew Saturday, October 8, 8:30am-2:30pm Join the Mount Diablo State Park trail crew and help maintain and improve our park’s beautiful hiking trails ! This month, we will return ...

Tijuana Estuary - Nature Walk

Every 2nd and 4th Saturday 11:00am to 12:00pm. The Tijuana Estuary protects a variety of plant communities and wildlife. Come and discover the richness that unfolds around the Visitor Center, b ...

Sonoma SHP - Farmer’s Market

Farmer’s Market ~ Tuesday Evenings in October Visit us at the Farmer’s Market in the Sonoma Plaza. Learn more about California State Parks and enjoy fun and educational surprises. Park ...

Sonoma SHP - Campfire Program

Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm Gather ‘round the campfire with a Park Interpretive Specialist in the Barracks Courtyard. Join in the fun with a short talk, songs and, of course, a marshmallow roast! ...

Fort Ross Seaview Harvest Festival

Fort Ross-Seaview Harvest Festival - October 15th - 10am-5pm Harvest is the time to enjoy autumn's fresh air with friends and family, acknowledging all that the seasons provide us. Harvest Festi ...

Tijuana Estuary Speaker Series

Time: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Recurrence: every 3rd Saturday of the month Location: Tijuana Estuary Visitor Center Questions: 619-575-3613 Check to see who the upcoming speaker is: http://tr ...

Tule Elk SNR - Bed and Bugle

Time: October 15th & 16th 2016 Come spend the night among the Elk at the Tule Elk State Natural Reserve! Once again California State Parks is opening the Tule Elk SNR to camping and night ...

Tule Elk SNR - Bed and Bugle

Time: October 15th & 16th 2016 Come spend the night among the Elk at the Tule Elk State Natural Reserve! Once again California State Parks is opening the Tule Elk SNR to camping and night ...

2016 Palomar Apple Festival

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Public invited - Free admission. Enjoy the Festival and access throughout the Park all day at no charge. Live folk music and square dancing (everyone invited to j ...

Tijuana Estuary - Bird Walk

Every 1st, and 3rd Sunday 3:00 to 4:00pm. Take a leisurely stroll down the McCoy Trail and view and learn about some of the 370 species of birds that live or stop by this Reserve on their yearl ...

Mount Diablo Trail Crew

Trail Crew Tuesday, October 18, 8:30am-2:30pm Join the Mount Diablo State Park trail crew and help maintain and improve our park’s beautiful hiking trails ! This month, we will return ...

Sonoma SHP - Farmer’s Market

Farmer’s Market ~ Tuesday Evenings in October Visit us at the Farmer’s Market in the Sonoma Plaza. Learn more about California State Parks and enjoy fun and educational surprises. Park ...

Borrego Days

When: Saturday, October 22, 1:00 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, October 23, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The Colorado Desert District Archaeology will have an open house and tours of the library and curati ...

Borrego Days

When: Saturday, October 22, 1:00 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, October 23, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The Colorado Desert District Archaeology will have an open house and tours of the library and curati ...

Tijuana Estuary - Nature Walk

Every 2nd and 4th Saturday 11:00am to 12:00pm. The Tijuana Estuary protects a variety of plant communities and wildlife. Come and discover the richness that unfolds around the Visitor Center, b ...

Sonoma SHP - Evening Nature Hike

Time: 6:00pm-7:00pm - Evening Nature Hike Explore the trail at dusk! Interpretation will focus on local wildlife and nocturnal animals. This is a one mile, slow-paced hike with minor elevation c ...

Borrego Days

When: Saturday, October 22, 1:00 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, October 23, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The Colorado Desert District Archaeology will have an open house and tours of the library and curati ...

Sonoma SHP - Farmer’s Market

Farmer’s Market ~ Tuesday Evenings in October Visit us at the Farmer’s Market in the Sonoma Plaza. Learn more about California State Parks and enjoy fun and educational surprises. Park ...

Sonoma SHP - Costume Campfire Program

Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm Draw near ye ghosts and goblins! Kids and adults are encouraged to come in costume at the Barracks Courtyard for some campfire fun with a spooky nature talk, songs and, of co ...

Tijuana Estuary - Bird Walk

Every 1st, and 3rd Sunday 3:00 to 4:00pm. Take a leisurely stroll down the McCoy Trail and view and learn about some of the 370 species of birds that live or stop by this Reserve on their yearl ...