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Upcoming Events at All Parks in August, 2014

Docent-Led Hikes

Time: 10:00 a.m. and 2 p.m. Docent-Led Hikes: Every weekend day and nationally-observed holidays at 10:00 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Tijuana Estuary - Bird Walks

Every 1st, 3rd, and 5th 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 year ...

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 discovery ...

Big Basin Nature Club

August 1-17: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 4:30pm, Sunday at 10am August 18-31: Saturday at 4:30 pm and Sunday at 10 am (except no program August 23) This fun program is for chil ...

Evening Campfire Program

August 1-16: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 6:30 pm August 17-31: Saturday at 6:30 pm (except no program August 23) SPECIAL EVENT/GUEST CAMPFIRES ON August 2, 5 and 12! Join us i ...

ASK US! - Visitor Center Staffed

Saturdays 9-11 am; Sundays 12-2 pm Do you have questions about Big Basin? Want trail information? Information about the plants and animals you see? Come to the Visitor Center, next to Park Headquarter ...

Coffee Talk and Crafts

Saturday, August 2 from 9-12 Saturday, August 9 from 9-12 Saturday, August 31 from 9:30-12:30 Come to the Sempervirens Room next to Park Headquarters for free coffee or hot chocolate! This is a great ...

Junior Rangers

August 1-17: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 3 pm, Sunday at 11am. August 18-31: Saturday at 3 pm and Sunday at 11 (except no program August 23) Discover the fascinating secrets of ...

Redwood Loop Walk

Every Saturday and Sunday in August at 11 am and 2 pm every Friday in August at 1 pm Saturday, August 30 at 4 pm How do these grand redwoods grow to be so old? So tall? How are they important to huma ...

How to Become Invisible

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 ...

Family Discovery Walk

Sunday, August 31 at 1 pm Join Docent Norm Beeson for a fun-filled family walk and investigate the mysteries and wonders of Big Basin’s redwood forest! We’ll discover what surprises the day offers on ...

Junior Rangers- Alphabet Nature Walk

Sunday, August 31, from 10 to 11am Come to the campfire center and join Docent Bob as we talk about the naturalist John Muir. Then follow along as we take an alphabet nature walk.

Candelabra Treek Nature Walk

Saturday, August 2, from 1 to 3pm Saturday, August 23, from 1 to 3pm Sunday, August 31, from 1 to 3pm Join State Park Interpreter Sara for a walk to the newest part of the park and discover one of the ...

Coffee n' Crafts

Every Sunday in August from 9 - 10:30am Come join us in the Visitor Center for a good ol' fashioned cup o'joe and your very own bat! Free coffee is provided for our grown-up visitors, and a bat-making ...

Creek Sneak

Every Sunday in August at Noon Fun for the whole family! Come join our interpreter Audrey for fun activities down at the creek! Learn about the cool little critters living in the water, and how import ...

Junior Rangers

Thursday, Saturday and Sundays at 11am in August at New Brighton State Beach Join the fun at a state park near you! Junior Rangers is a statewide program for 7 – 12 year olds that takes place in ma ...

1Old-Growth Redwood Walks

Every Saturday and Sunday in August at 11 am and 2 pm Meet at the Visitor Center via the Park’s main entrance off Hwy 9 Come experience a forest adventure on a docent-led walk through the magnificent ...