Time: Sat & Sun daytime FREE (2nd and 3rd weekends — Sat & Sun) Sit around a campfire drinking hot cider or coffee and join in conversations with miners as they roast chestnuts. C ... ... 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
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Tours of the Monarch Grove -- October through January Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00 & 2:00 Join a Docent Naturalist for a tour of the state designated monarch butterfly preserve at Natural Bri ... ... Read More20 Dec
Time: 8:30AM Come and enjoy winter in Clear Lake State Park Saturday, December 20th with retired California State Park Ranger Val Nixon. The 2-hour walk will begin at 8:30 AM at the Visitor Cen ... ... Read More
- 21 Dec
Torrey Pines Birders - Sunday, December 21st Join us in exploring the fascinating world of birds at Torrey Pines. Afterwards, play a game to see what can be found on our trails! For information ... ... Read More21 Dec
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 ... ... Read More21 Dec
Friends of the Salton Sea SRA and California State Parks announce another great season on the water. Our programs are designed for entry level kayakers. Prior experience is not necessary. Most p ... ... Read More