Time: 10-4 Enjoy a free sea glass jewelry making activity each Wednesday (10/1, 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, & 10/29) from 10-4 in the Education Commons in the Historic District at Crystal Cove State P ... ... 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
22 Oct25 Oct
Time: 6:30-8:30 Don’t miss out on Doheny’s most festive event of the year! Bring your family and friends to celebrate Halloween in a fun and safe environment with good ole fashioned spookiness, ... ... Read More25 Oct
Time: 3:00 pm Have you heard that there are ghosts in Columbia? Join us on the tour to find out where they lurk and the stories behind those who lived in Columbia during the Gold Rush. $10/person. ... ... Read More
- 25 Oct
A Special Event! Annual slightly-silly-spooky trailside tall-taleâ€¦ The Missing Arm of William Waddell Saturday, October 25 at 6:30 pm Experience the haunted tale of Big Basinâ€™s last lumber mil ... ... Read More25 Oct
Time: 10am - Noon Explore the History and Legacy of Your Coastside State Parks An event celebrating State Parks 150 year anniversary! Water, Rails, Roads and Trails: Take a Hike into the Past ... ... Read More25 Oct
Harvest time has come to Old Town San Diego State Historic Park! Come and enjoy fun fall activities & crafts in the plaza for free. ... Read More