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Upcoming Events at All Parks in July, 2017

Junior Rangers

Junior Rangers Join us every Thursday at 2:00pm and Saturday at 4:00pm for Junior Rangers at the San Elijo Campfire Center located at the southern end of the campground. (May-September) ...

Campfires

Thursdays through Sundays in July at 8pm (except July 22, and July 29) Join us in our historic campfire center for an evening of song and story. Serenade the glittering stars and learn about r ...

Summer Concert Series

Saturday Nights in July at 7:30pm Join California State Parks in welcoming New Brighton beaches weekly outdoor concert series. Every Saturday in July, we will be featuring a local musician at our c ...

Little Rangers

Thursdays through Mondays in July at 9:30am (except no program on Sunday, July 23) This fun program is for children ages 3-6 and their families. Pretend, play, sing and explore! This half-hour ...

Junior Rangers

Thursdays through Mondays in July at 10:30am (except no program on Sunday, July 23) Discover the fascinating secrets of the forest! Explore, practice outdoor skills and play games as you learn a ...

Junior Rangers

Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays in July at 11am Discover the fascinating secrets of the beach! Explore, practice outdoor skills and play games as you learn about plants, animals, geology, and mor ...

Junior Rangers

Every day in July at 3 pm (Except Wednesdays) Wednesdays in July at 10am Special two-hour program Discover the fascinating secrets of the forest! Explore, practice outdoor skills and play games ...

Little Rangers

Every day in Julya at 4:30pm (Except Wednesdays at 1:30pm) This fun program is for children ages 3-6 and their families. Pretend, play, sing and explore! This half-hour program will introduce youn ...

Campfires

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays in July at 7 pm Join us in our historic campfire center for an evening of song and story. Serenade the glittering stars and learn about redwood ecol ...

Campfires

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays in July at 7 pm Join us in our historic campfire center for an evening of song and story. Serenade the glittering stars and learn about redwood ecol ...

Campfires

Friday nights in July at 7:30pm Join us in our campfire center for an evening of song and story. Serenade the glittering stars and learn about ecology, creatures of the ocean or stories of the par ...

Summer Concert Series

Saturday Nights in July at 7:30pm Join California State Parks in welcoming New Brighton beaches weekly outdoor concert series. Every Saturday in July, we will be featuring a local musician at our c ...

Campfires

Thursdays through Sundays in July at 8pm (except July 22, and July 29) Join us in our historic campfire center for an evening of song and story. Serenade the glittering stars and learn about r ...

Junior Rangers

Junior Rangers Join us every Wednesday and Friday at 4:00pm for Junior Rangers at the South Carlsbad Campfire Center located next to the camp store. (May-September) facebook ...

Junior Rangers

Junior Rangers Join us every Thursday at 2:00pm and Saturday at 4:00pm for Junior Rangers at the San Elijo Campfire Center located at the southern end of the campground. (May-September) ...

Bodie Ghost Walk and Free Star Stories

June 24 th , July 29 th , and August 26 th 2017 ( The tours are sold out ) Three Extraordinary Nights - Three Remarkable Tours Bodie will stay open until 10pm for the General Public. You are wel ...

Junior Rangers

Where: Paso Picacho Day Use Area When: 10:30 For children ages 7 to 12. Junior Ragners provides an opportunity for children to participate in a fun, hands-on activity desgined especially for t ...

Nature Hike

Where: Meet at Paso Picacho Day Use Parking Area When: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. (estimated) Hike the Azalea Trail and find out more about some of the natural resources in Cuyamaca Rancho State Pa ...

Silver Strand SB – Junior Rangers

3:30pm-4:30pm Kids can earn the California State Parks Junior Ranger badge! Kids age 7 to 12 are invited to these outdoor activities, which may include walks, presentations, games, investigat ...

Guided Redwood Walks

Saturdays at 11am How do redwoods grow to become the tallest organisms on earth? How important are banana slugs to the redwood ecosystems? Why are there so few old growth trees left? Answer thes ...

Star Stroll

Saturday, July 1 at 9pm Saturday, July 8 at 9pm Saturday, July 15 at 9pm Saturday, July 22 at 8:30pm Saturday, July 29 at 8:30pm Join us for a stroll to the Observation Deck to listen to ...

Summer Concert Series

Saturday Nights in July at 7:30pm Join California State Parks in welcoming New Brighton beaches weekly outdoor concert series. Every Saturday in July, we will be featuring a local musician at our c ...

Wilder Ranch Coast Nature Walks

Saturday, July 1 at 11am Saturday, July 22 at 11am Saturday, July 29 at 11am On these two-hour natural history excursions, you will explore the plants, animals, and geology of the spectacular ...

Junior Rangers

Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays in July at 11am Discover the fascinating secrets of the beach! Explore, practice outdoor skills and play games as you learn about plants, animals, geology, and mor ...

Campfires

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays in July at 7 pm Join us in our historic campfire center for an evening of song and story. Serenade the glittering stars and learn about redwood ecol ...

Redwood Loop Walk

Saturdays and Sundays in July at 11am and 2pm Monday, July 3 at 11am and 2pm Tuesday, July 4 at 11am and 2pm Wednesday, July 5 at 11am and 2pm Thursday, July 13 at 11am and 2pm Thursday, ...

Star Party

Where: Paso Picacho Group Camp When: 8:00 p.m. San Diego Astronomy Association joins us with their amazing telescopes to teach us about astronomy utilizing Cuyamaca's stellar dark skies. Check ...

Half Moon Bay SB - Junior Rangers

Starts at 2:30pm Discover life along the ocean shore with our weekly Junior Ranger Programs! Programs last up to one hour and are for kids aged 7-12. These events are free of charge; vehicle day ...

Half Moon Bay SB - Campfire Program

Starts at 8:30pm Enjoy a relaxing evening underneath the stars while learning about the stories, wildlife, and environment of Half Moon Bay State Beach. Programs last up to an hour and are held ...

Outlook from Mt. McAbee Hike

Saturday, July 29 at 10:30am Join Docent Hal Anjo on a hike to McAbee Outlook. We'll stop at the top and enjoy the lovely ocean views, returning through a beautiful old-growth redwood forest. Learn a ...

Here Comes the Sun

Saturday, July 29 from 11 am to 1pm Come to the Campfire Center and look through a solar telescope at the Sun. You'll see sunspots, solar prominences and other features of our closest star as you le ...

Snakes Alive!

Saturday, July 29 from noon to 3pm Why are snakes important to us? How do they see, smell, taste, hear? What and how do they eat? What does a snake feel like? Come to the Sempervirens Room at Park He ...

Half Moon Bay SB - Junior Rangers

Starts at 2:30pm Discover life along the ocean shore with our weekly Junior Ranger Programs! Programs last up to one hour and are for kids aged 7-12. These events are free of charge; vehicle day ...

Junior Rangers

Where: Meet at the Doane Valley Campground Campfire Center When: 9:00 a.m. (30 minutes) Special program for children ages 7-12. Discover secrets of the mountain environment. Meet at the Doane ...

Junior Rangers

Where: Doane Valley Campground Campfire Center When: 9:45 a.m. (30 minutes) Special program for children ages 7-12. Discover secrets of the mountain environment. Meet at the Doane Valley Camp ...

Redwood Loop Walk

Saturdays and Sundays in July at 11am and 2pm Monday, July 3 at 11am and 2pm Tuesday, July 4 at 11am and 2pm Wednesday, July 5 at 11am and 2pm Thursday, July 13 at 11am and 2pm Thursday, ...

Twilight Adaptations

Sundays in July at 7:30pm Twilight marks the end of day and the beginning of night. Animals who come out at night have special adaptations to survive. Come test your nocturnal abilities on this fu ...

Junior Rangers

Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays in July at 11am Discover the fascinating secrets of the beach! Explore, practice outdoor skills and play games as you learn about plants, animals, geology, and mor ...

Campfires

Thursdays through Sundays in July at 8pm (except July 22, and July 29) Join us in our historic campfire center for an evening of song and story. Serenade the glittering stars and learn about r ...

Silver Strand SB – Nature Walk

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 discovery. This ...

Bird Walk

Every 1st, 3rd, & 5th Sunday 3:00pm Take a leisurely stroll down the McCoy Trail to view and learn about some of the 370 species of birds that live or stop by this Reserve on their year ...

Sunset Strolls

Mondays in July at 6pm Discover the unique and diverse Santa Cruz Sandhills habitat on this 2-mile evening hike to the observation deck. Meet at the Campfire Center, in the Henry Cowell Redwoods ...