Events

July 2014 Events

JUL 1 California State Railroad Museum -- Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs

What: Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park...read more

JUL 1 Big Basin Nature Club

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 4:30 pm; Wednesday at 1:30 pmSunday at 10 amThis fun program is for children ages 3-6 and their fami...read more

JUL 1 Campfire!

Evening Campfire ProgramTuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 6:30 pm Join us in our historic campfire center for an evening of song and s...read more

JUL 1 Special Guest Campfire- Nature's Supermarket Campfire

Every Tuesday at 6:30 pmHow would you make dinner if you lived in Big Basin 500 years ago? No supermarkets, no stoves, not even pots and pans…. Join R...read more

JUL 1 Junior Rangers

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 3 pm and Sunday at 11 amDiscover the fascinating secrets of the forest! Explore, practice outdoor sk...read more

JUL 1 California State Railroad Museum -- Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad Exhibit -- September 14, 2013 through October 5, 2014

What: "Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad" Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museum; Old Sacramento State Historic...read more

JUL 1 California State Railroad Museum -- "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit

What: "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museu...read more

JUL 1 California State Railroad Museum -- "Diesel Days!"

What: "Diesel Days!" Where: California State Railroad Museum, Old Sacramento State Historic Park  Excursion trains depart from t...read more

JUL 1 California State Railroad Museum -- Weekend Excursion Train Rides!

What:  Weekend Excursion Train Rides! Where:  Trains depart from the Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot   (On Fron...read more

JUL 1 California State Railroad Museum -- All Aboard for Story Time!

What: All Aboard for Story Time! Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park When: Ongoing --...read more

JUL 1 Railtown SHP -- Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides

What: Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, Jamestown  Dates: Train rides - week...read more

JUL 1 California State Railroad Museum -- “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

What: “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park&nb...read more

JUL 1 California State Railroad Museum -- Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program

What:  “Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program Where: California State Railroad Museum – 125 I Street in Old Sacramento&nbs...read more

JUL 1 Lake Oroville SRA - Junior Cubs

Time: Tues. 10 AM hands-on activities for children ages 4 - 6,  no sign up required. Summer Interpretive Program...read more

JUL 2 California State Railroad Museum -- Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program

What:  “Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program Where: California State Railroad Museum – 125 I Street in Old Sacramento&nbs...read more

JUL 2 California State Railroad Museum -- “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

What: “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park&nb...read more

JUL 2 Railtown SHP -- Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides

What: Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, Jamestown  Dates: Train rides - week...read more

JUL 2 California State Railroad Museum -- All Aboard for Story Time!

What: All Aboard for Story Time! Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park When: Ongoing --...read more

JUL 2 California State Railroad Museum -- Weekend Excursion Train Rides!

What:  Weekend Excursion Train Rides! Where:  Trains depart from the Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot   (On Fron...read more

JUL 2 California State Railroad Museum -- "Diesel Days!"

What: "Diesel Days!" Where: California State Railroad Museum, Old Sacramento State Historic Park  Excursion trains depart from t...read more

JUL 2 California State Railroad Museum -- "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit

What: "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museu...read more

JUL 2 California State Railroad Museum -- Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad Exhibit -- September 14, 2013 through October 5, 2014

What: "Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad" Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museum; Old Sacramento State Historic...read more

JUL 2 Special 2-hour Junior Rangers

Wednesdays at 10 amThis special Junior Rangers is for kids ages 7-12 only. We’ll be taking a hike, so make sure your Junior Ranger dresses appropria...read more

JUL 2 Big Basin Nature Club

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 4:30 pm; Wednesday at 1:30 pmSunday at 10 amThis fun program is for children ages 3-6 and their fami...read more

JUL 2 Lake Oroville - Summer Speaker Program 2014

Time: Wednesday evenings at 7:00 P.M. Where: 917 Kelly Ridge Road OrovilleIn our air-conditioned theater The Visitor Center stays open late for thes...read more

JUL 2 California State Railroad Museum -- Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs

What: Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park...read more

JUL 2 Afternoon Campfire Program

Wednesdays from 4:30-5:30 pmDrop by anytime between 4:30-5:30 pm at our historic campfire and enjoy roasting ranger apples, music and crafts! Touch an...read more

JUL 2 Railtown 1897 SHP -- Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August!

What: Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August! Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Jamestown  When: July 2 thr...read more

JUL 3 Railtown 1897 SHP -- Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August!

What: Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August! Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Jamestown  When: July 2 thr...read more

JUL 3 Point Cabrillo Light Station SHP - Interface with Public

Time: 2:30 - 4:00 Summer Events ...read more

JUL 3 Junior Rangers- Explorers: Make a Compass Rose

Thursday, July 3rd at 11 am to 12:15 pmJunior Rangers is a statewide program for 7 - 12 year olds. Navigate the New World. Learn to use a compass...read more

JUL 3 California State Railroad Museum -- Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs

What: Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park...read more

JUL 3 Big Basin Nature Club

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 4:30 pm; Wednesday at 1:30 pmSunday at 10 amThis fun program is for children ages 3-6 and their fami...read more

JUL 3 Campfire!

Evening Campfire ProgramTuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 6:30 pm Join us in our historic campfire center for an evening of song and s...read more

JUL 3 Junior Rangers

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 3 pm and Sunday at 11 amDiscover the fascinating secrets of the forest! Explore, practice outdoor sk...read more

JUL 3 California State Railroad Museum -- Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad Exhibit -- September 14, 2013 through October 5, 2014

What: "Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad" Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museum; Old Sacramento State Historic...read more

JUL 3 California State Railroad Museum -- "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit

What: "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museu...read more

JUL 3 Tijuana Estuary Junior Rangers (Thursdays)

Every Thursday3:30- 4:30pm The Tijuana Estuary offers free activities for students 7-12 years of age (check schedule for holidays) with different top...read more

JUL 3 California State Railroad Museum -- "Diesel Days!"

What: "Diesel Days!" Where: California State Railroad Museum, Old Sacramento State Historic Park  Excursion trains depart from t...read more

JUL 3 California State Railroad Museum -- Weekend Excursion Train Rides!

What:  Weekend Excursion Train Rides! Where:  Trains depart from the Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot   (On Fron...read more

JUL 3 California State Railroad Museum -- All Aboard for Story Time!

What: All Aboard for Story Time! Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park When: Ongoing --...read more

JUL 3 Railtown SHP -- Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides

What: Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, Jamestown  Dates: Train rides - week...read more

JUL 3 California State Railroad Museum -- “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

What: “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park&nb...read more

JUL 3 California State Railroad Museum -- Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program

What:  “Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program Where: California State Railroad Museum – 125 I Street in Old Sacramento&nbs...read more

JUL 3 Lake Oroville SRA - Nature Creations

Time: Thurs, 1 PM Nature Creations Make crafts out of Nature, for ages 7 - 12, no sign up required. Summer Interpretive Program...read more

JUL 4 Old Town Fourth of July

Parade, crafts, and activities of early San Diego recreate an Independence Day on the frontier. For more information, go to http://www.parks.ca.gov/o...read more

JUL 4 Tidepool Explorations

Tidepool Explorations –   Meet at the Visitor Center at Natural Bridges State Beach on the following dates and times to explore the rocky sh...read more

JUL 4 Night Hike: Adaptation Exploration

From 7:30-8:30. Meet State Park Interpreter Sara at the Campfire center for a nighttime exploration of the forest and learn about the adaptations of n...read more

JUL 4 California State Railroad Museum -- Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program

What:  “Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program Where: California State Railroad Museum – 125 I Street in Old Sacramento&nbs...read more

JUL 4 Old Fashioned Independence Day Celebration

Travel back in time at Wilder Ranch State Park to experience an Old Fashioned Independence Day Celebration!  Festivities will run from 11 a.m. to...read more

JUL 4 California State Railroad Museum -- “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

What: “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park&nb...read more

JUL 4 Railtown SHP -- Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides

What: Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, Jamestown  Dates: Train rides - week...read more

JUL 4 California State Railroad Museum -- All Aboard for Story Time!

What: All Aboard for Story Time! Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park When: Ongoing --...read more

JUL 4 California State Railroad Museum -- Weekend Excursion Train Rides!

What:  Weekend Excursion Train Rides! Where:  Trains depart from the Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot   (On Fron...read more

JUL 4 California State Railroad Museum -- "Diesel Days!"

What: "Diesel Days!" Where: California State Railroad Museum, Old Sacramento State Historic Park  Excursion trains depart from t...read more

JUL 4 California State Railroad Museum -- "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit

What: "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museu...read more

JUL 4 Junior Rangers

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 3 pm and Sunday at 11 amDiscover the fascinating secrets of the forest! Explore, practice outdoor sk...read more

JUL 4 California State Railroad Museum -- Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad Exhibit -- September 14, 2013 through October 5, 2014

What: "Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad" Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museum; Old Sacramento State Historic...read more

JUL 4 Campfire!

Evening Campfire ProgramTuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 6:30 pm Join us in our historic campfire center for an evening of song and s...read more

JUL 4 Big Basin Nature Club

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 4:30 pm; Wednesday at 1:30 pmSunday at 10 amThis fun program is for children ages 3-6 and their fami...read more

JUL 4 Junior Rangers: A Bugs Life

Friday, July 4, from 10-11Come to the Campfire Center to learn some of the fascinating, and sometimes bizarre facts about insects.  Sing songs, p...read more

JUL 4 California State Railroad Museum -- Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs

What: Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park...read more

JUL 4 Questing for (the other) Giants

Friday, July 4 at 3 p.m.Meet in front of the Nature Store via the Park’s main entrance off Hwy 9Discover the Park’s best kept secret – it’s other gian...read more

JUL 4 4th of July Parade

Friday, July 4 at 10 amJoin our First Annual Big Basin 4th of July Parade, led by Uncle Sam, through the Redwoods to the Campfire Center where we will...read more

JUL 4 Old Tree Amble

Fridays in July at 3pmJoin our interpreter, Audrey, on a scenic and gentle 1 mile hike to the ancient and awe inspiring redwood tree known simply as “...read more

JUL 4 Campfire!

Every Friday and Saturday in July at 7pm and Monday, July 28 at 7pmCome enjoy marshmallows, the comforting warmth of our campfire, and have some fun w...read more

JUL 4 Railtown 1897 SHP -- Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August!

What: Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August! Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Jamestown  When: July 2 thr...read more

JUL 5 Railtown 1897 SHP -- Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August!

What: Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August! Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Jamestown  When: July 2 thr...read more

JUL 5 Building Methods at the Mission

Saturday, July 5th, from 1 to 2 pm Come and see how the oldest building in town was made. We will look at the materials used by the Ohlone to build th...read more

JUL 5 Junior Rangers

-- Every Saturday and Monday in July at 11am Have some fun playing in the woods and learning about the redwoods and its inhabitants: past and present....read more

JUL 5 Special Event Campfire! Big Basin's 4th of July Weekend Celebration and Talent Show!

Saturday, July 5 at 6:30 pmCome and celebrate Independence Day with a campfire, sing-a-long and talent show! If you have a skit, poem, song or a talen...read more

JUL 5 Campfire!

Every Friday and Saturday in July at 7pm and Monday, July 28 at 7pmCome enjoy marshmallows, the comforting warmth of our campfire, and have some fun w...read more

JUL 5 Little Rangers

Every Saturday and Monday in July at 2pmOur littlest rangers should have some fun in the forest too! Little Rangers is designed for children ages 3-6 ...read more

JUL 5 In the Shadows of the Ancients

Saturday, July 5 at 9 amMeander along North Escape Road with docent Kathy Willott and discover the ancient redwoods and the flowers, ferns and other p...read more

JUL 5 Guided Redwood Loop Walks

Every Saturday and Sunday at 11 am and 2 pm How do these grand redwoods grow to be so old? So tall? How are they important to humans? Join us for this...read more

JUL 5 Family Discovery Walk

Saturday, July 5 at 1 pmJoin docent Norm Beeson for a fun-filled family walk and investigate the mysteries and wonders of Big Basin’s redwood forest! ...read more

JUL 5 Star Gazing at Big Basin Redwoods

Saturday, July 5 at 8:30 pmExperience awesome night skies in the wilderness, far from city lights. Using binoculars, we’ll explore our galaxy the Milk...read more

JUL 5 Old-Growth Redwood Walks

Every Saturday and Sunday in July at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.Meet at the Visitor Center via the Park’s main entrance off Hwy 9Come experience a forest adven...read more

JUL 5 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...read more

JUL 5 Birs of Butano

Saturday, July 5, from 10-11amMeet our State Park Interpreter at the Campfire Center to learn about the birds of Butano State Park.  Discover wha...read more

JUL 5 California State Railroad Museum -- Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs

What: Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park...read more

JUL 5 Wilder Ranch Coast Nature Walk

Saturdays, July 5, 19, 26 at 11am.On these two-hour natural history excursions you will explore the plants, animals, and geology of the spectacular co...read more

JUL 5 Big Basin Nature Club

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 4:30 pm; Wednesday at 1:30 pmSunday at 10 amThis fun program is for children ages 3-6 and their fami...read more

JUL 5 Campfire!

Evening Campfire ProgramTuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 6:30 pm Join us in our historic campfire center for an evening of song and s...read more

JUL 5 Stagecoach Days - Games & Amusements

Play is perhaps the most universal social activity, and games are among the oldest recorded institutions. Try your hand at games and amusements of the...read more

JUL 5 California State Railroad Museum -- Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad Exhibit -- September 14, 2013 through October 5, 2014

What: "Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad" Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museum; Old Sacramento State Historic...read more

JUL 5 Junior Rangers

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 3 pm and Sunday at 11 amDiscover the fascinating secrets of the forest! Explore, practice outdoor sk...read more

JUL 5 California State Railroad Museum -- "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit

What: "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museu...read more

JUL 5 California State Railroad Museum -- "Diesel Days!"

What: "Diesel Days!" Where: California State Railroad Museum, Old Sacramento State Historic Park  Excursion trains depart from t...read more

JUL 5 California State Railroad Museum -- Weekend Excursion Train Rides!

What:  Weekend Excursion Train Rides! Where:  Trains depart from the Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot   (On Fron...read more

JUL 5 California State Railroad Museum -- All Aboard for Story Time!

What: All Aboard for Story Time! Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park When: Ongoing --...read more

JUL 5 Railtown SHP -- Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides

What: Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, Jamestown  Dates: Train rides - week...read more

JUL 5 California State Railroad Museum -- “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

What: “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park&nb...read more

JUL 5 Silver Strand SB – Kayak Tour – “Big Bay Kayak Experience”

Time: 9:30am-11:30am Get closer to nature and experience San Diego Bay on this guided kayak tour. Available for ages 5 and older. Participants un...read more

JUL 5 Malibu Creek SP Summer Campfire Programs

July 2014:Saturday, July 5th, 7pm - 8pm, The Reptile Family, Chrissy O'Grady Martin & Joe MartinSaturday, July 12th, 7pm - 8pm, The Nature of Wild...read more

JUL 5 MacKerricher SP – Harbor Seal Interpretive Programs

Time: 2pm – 3pm Come out to the park on the beautiful Mendocino Coast to learn about and observe harbor seals.  The talks begin at the Lake...read more

JUL 5 California State Railroad Museum -- Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program

What:  “Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program Where: California State Railroad Museum – 125 I Street in Old Sacramento&nbs...read more

JUL 5 Campfire

Every Saturday in July, from 7:30 to 8:45 pmCome join us for campfire food, songs, games, and trivia, followed by a short slideshow presentation on so...read more

JUL 5 Tidepool Explorations

Tidepool Explorations –   Meet at the Visitor Center at Natural Bridges State Beach on the following dates and times to explore the rocky sh...read more

JUL 5 Nature Walks: Candelabra Tree

Saturday, July 5, from 1 to 3pmJoin State Park Interpreter Sara for a walk to the newest part of the Park and discover one of the oldest trees in Buta...read more

JUL 5 Wilder Ranch Living History Demonstrations

Weekends from 11am-3pm. Guided tour of the ranch buildings on weekends at 1pm. Visit an early day dairy ranch and step back in time to the late 1800’s...read more

JUL 5 LAKE OROVILLE CAMPFIRE PROGRAMS FOR SUMMER 2014

Time: Saturday evenings at 8:30 PM Where: At the Loafer Creek campfire amphitheater Free to the Public! Campfire Programs Slide show, stories, &...read more

JUL 5 Changes and Challenges: Our Next 150 Years

Franklin Point ( located just north of entrance to Ano Nuevo, at entrance to Costanoa Resort) Saturday, July 05 at 10 amSunday, July 20 at 10 am&nbs...read more

JUL 6 Wilder Ranch Living History Demonstrations

Weekends from 11am-3pm. Guided tour of the ranch buildings on weekends at 1pm. Visit an early day dairy ranch and step back in time to the late 1800’s...read more

JUL 6 Wildflower Walk

Sunday, July 6, from 11am to 3pmWalk along the trails of Butano State Park with Volunteer Naturalist Scott Peden. This is a slowly-paced walk with tim...read more

JUL 6 Tidepool Explorations

Tidepool Explorations –   Meet at the Visitor Center at Natural Bridges State Beach on the following dates and times to explore the rocky sh...read more

JUL 6 California State Railroad Museum -- Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program

What:  “Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program Where: California State Railroad Museum – 125 I Street in Old Sacramento&nbs...read more

JUL 6 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 ...read more

JUL 6 California State Railroad Museum -- “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

What: “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park&nb...read more

JUL 6 Railtown SHP -- Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides

What: Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, Jamestown  Dates: Train rides - week...read more

JUL 6 California State Railroad Museum -- All Aboard for Story Time!

What: All Aboard for Story Time! Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park When: Ongoing --...read more

JUL 6 California State Railroad Museum -- Weekend Excursion Train Rides!

What:  Weekend Excursion Train Rides! Where:  Trains depart from the Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot   (On Fron...read more

JUL 6 California State Railroad Museum -- "Diesel Days!"

What: "Diesel Days!" Where: California State Railroad Museum, Old Sacramento State Historic Park  Excursion trains depart from t...read more

JUL 6 Tijuana Estuary - Bird Walks

Every 1st, 3rd, and 5th Sunday3:00 to 4:00pm. Take a leisurely stroll down the McCoy Trail and view and learn about some of the 370 species of birds t...read more

JUL 6 California State Railroad Museum -- "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit

What: "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museu...read more

JUL 6 Junior Rangers

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 3 pm and Sunday at 11 amDiscover the fascinating secrets of the forest! Explore, practice outdoor sk...read more

JUL 6 California State Railroad Museum -- Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad Exhibit -- September 14, 2013 through October 5, 2014

What: "Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad" Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museum; Old Sacramento State Historic...read more

JUL 6 Creek Sneak

Every Sunday in July at NoonFun for the whole family! Come join our interpreter Audrey for fun activities down at the creek! Learn about the cool litt...read more

JUL 6 Mendocino Headlands SP - Sunday Events

Time: 1:00pm - 3;00pm Summer Events ...read more

JUL 6 Campfire!

Evening Campfire ProgramTuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 6:30 pm Join us in our historic campfire center for an evening of song and s...read more

JUL 6 Big Basin Nature Club

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 4:30 pm; Wednesday at 1:30 pmSunday at 10 amThis fun program is for children ages 3-6 and their fami...read more

JUL 6 Way up to Westridge Hike

RANCHO DEL OSO: Located 17 miles north of Santa Cruz, at 3600 Highway One, Davenport, California 95017Sunday, July 6, 2014 at 10 amJoin us on a hike u...read more

JUL 6 Coffee n' Crafts

Every Sunday in July from 9 - 10:30amCome join us in the Visitor Center for a good ol’ fashioned cup o’ joe and your very own bat (paper craft)! Free ...read more

JUL 6 California State Railroad Museum -- Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs

What: Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park...read more

JUL 6 Creek Detectives

Sunday, July 6 from 10 to 11am Join us in exploring the waters of Little Butano Creek.  We will use nets to catch some of the creek inhabitants a...read more

JUL 6 Old-Growth Redwood Walks

Every Saturday and Sunday in July at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.Meet at the Visitor Center via the Park’s main entrance off Hwy 9Come experience a forest adven...read more

JUL 6 Guided Redwood Loop Walks

Every Saturday and Sunday at 11 am and 2 pm How do these grand redwoods grow to be so old? So tall? How are they important to humans? Join us for this...read more

JUL 6 Railtown 1897 SHP -- Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August!

What: Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August! Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Jamestown  When: July 2 thr...read more

JUL 6 The Road Less Traveled- A Dog Friendly Walk

Sunday, July 6 at 10:30 amOn this dog-friendly walk, we travel on North Escape Road, a paved road closed to traffic. We tour stunning old-growth redwo...read more

JUL 7 Little Rangers- Animal Yoga and Tracking

Come learn about the local wildlife! Program is for ages 5-6 year olds with an adult. Its FREE! Meet at 10:30am at the visitor center at Natural ...read more

JUL 7 Railtown 1897 SHP -- Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August!

What: Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August! Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Jamestown  When: July 2 thr...read more

JUL 7 Junior Rangers

-- Every Saturday and Monday in July at 11am Have some fun playing in the woods and learning about the redwoods and its inhabitants: past and present....read more

JUL 7 Little Rangers

Every Saturday and Monday in July at 2pmOur littlest rangers should have some fun in the forest too! Little Rangers is designed for children ages 3-6 ...read more

JUL 7 California State Railroad Museum -- Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs

What: Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park...read more

JUL 7 Big Basin Nature Club

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 4:30 pm; Wednesday at 1:30 pmSunday at 10 amThis fun program is for children ages 3-6 and their fami...read more

JUL 7 California State Railroad Museum -- Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad Exhibit -- September 14, 2013 through October 5, 2014

What: "Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad" Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museum; Old Sacramento State Historic...read more

JUL 7 Junior Rangers

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 3 pm and Sunday at 11 amDiscover the fascinating secrets of the forest! Explore, practice outdoor sk...read more

JUL 7 California State Railroad Museum -- "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit

What: "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museu...read more

JUL 7 California State Railroad Museum -- "Diesel Days!"

What: "Diesel Days!" Where: California State Railroad Museum, Old Sacramento State Historic Park  Excursion trains depart from t...read more

JUL 7 California State Railroad Museum -- Weekend Excursion Train Rides!

What:  Weekend Excursion Train Rides! Where:  Trains depart from the Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot   (On Fron...read more

JUL 7 California State Railroad Museum -- All Aboard for Story Time!

What: All Aboard for Story Time! Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park When: Ongoing --...read more

JUL 7 Railtown SHP -- Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides

What: Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, Jamestown  Dates: Train rides - week...read more

JUL 7 California State Railroad Museum -- “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

What: “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park&nb...read more

JUL 7 California State Railroad Museum -- Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program

What:  “Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program Where: California State Railroad Museum – 125 I Street in Old Sacramento&nbs...read more

JUL 7 Twilight Hike

Mondays at 7:30 pmJoin us for an easy, level walk for the whole family. Experience the turning of the day into night in the forest, and learn about th...read more

JUL 8 California State Railroad Museum -- Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program

What:  “Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program Where: California State Railroad Museum – 125 I Street in Old Sacramento&nbs...read more

JUL 8 Lake Oroville SRA - Junior Cubs

Time: Tues. 10 AM hands-on activities for children ages 4 - 6,  no sign up required. Summer Interpretive Program...read more

JUL 8 California State Railroad Museum -- “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

What: “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park&nb...read more

JUL 8 Railtown SHP -- Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides

What: Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, Jamestown  Dates: Train rides - week...read more

JUL 8 California State Railroad Museum -- All Aboard for Story Time!

What: All Aboard for Story Time! Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park When: Ongoing --...read more

JUL 8 California State Railroad Museum -- Weekend Excursion Train Rides!

What:  Weekend Excursion Train Rides! Where:  Trains depart from the Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot   (On Fron...read more

JUL 8 California State Railroad Museum -- "Diesel Days!"

What: "Diesel Days!" Where: California State Railroad Museum, Old Sacramento State Historic Park  Excursion trains depart from t...read more

JUL 8 California State Railroad Museum -- "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit

What: "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museu...read more

JUL 8 Junior Rangers

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 3 pm and Sunday at 11 amDiscover the fascinating secrets of the forest! Explore, practice outdoor sk...read more

JUL 8 California State Railroad Museum -- Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad Exhibit -- September 14, 2013 through October 5, 2014

What: "Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad" Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museum; Old Sacramento State Historic...read more

JUL 8 Special Guest Campfire- Nature's Supermarket Campfire

Every Tuesday at 6:30 pmHow would you make dinner if you lived in Big Basin 500 years ago? No supermarkets, no stoves, not even pots and pans…. Join R...read more

JUL 8 Big Basin Nature Club

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 4:30 pm; Wednesday at 1:30 pmSunday at 10 amThis fun program is for children ages 3-6 and their fami...read more

JUL 8 Campfire!

Evening Campfire ProgramTuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 6:30 pm Join us in our historic campfire center for an evening of song and s...read more

JUL 8 California State Railroad Museum -- Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs

What: Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park...read more

JUL 8 Railtown 1897 SHP -- Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August!

What: Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August! Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Jamestown  When: July 2 thr...read more

JUL 9 Railtown 1897 SHP -- Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August!

What: Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August! Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Jamestown  When: July 2 thr...read more

JUL 9 California State Railroad Museum -- Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs

What: Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park...read more

JUL 9 Afternoon Campfire Program

Wednesdays from 4:30-5:30 pmDrop by anytime between 4:30-5:30 pm at our historic campfire and enjoy roasting ranger apples, music and crafts! Touch an...read more

JUL 9 Special 2-hour Junior Rangers

Wednesdays at 10 amThis special Junior Rangers is for kids ages 7-12 only. We’ll be taking a hike, so make sure your Junior Ranger dresses appropria...read more

JUL 9 Big Basin Nature Club

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 4:30 pm; Wednesday at 1:30 pmSunday at 10 amThis fun program is for children ages 3-6 and their fami...read more

JUL 9 Lake Oroville - Summer Speaker Program 2014

Time: Wednesday evenings at 7:00 P.M. Where: 917 Kelly Ridge Road OrovilleIn our air-conditioned theater The Visitor Center stays open late for thes...read more

JUL 9 California State Railroad Museum -- Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad Exhibit -- September 14, 2013 through October 5, 2014

What: "Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad" Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museum; Old Sacramento State Historic...read more

JUL 9 California State Railroad Museum -- "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit

What: "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museu...read more

JUL 9 California State Railroad Museum -- "Diesel Days!"

What: "Diesel Days!" Where: California State Railroad Museum, Old Sacramento State Historic Park  Excursion trains depart from t...read more

JUL 9 California State Railroad Museum -- Weekend Excursion Train Rides!

What:  Weekend Excursion Train Rides! Where:  Trains depart from the Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot   (On Fron...read more

JUL 9 California State Railroad Museum -- All Aboard for Story Time!

What: All Aboard for Story Time! Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park When: Ongoing --...read more

JUL 9 Railtown SHP -- Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides

What: Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, Jamestown  Dates: Train rides - week...read more

JUL 9 California State Railroad Museum -- “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

What: “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park&nb...read more

JUL 9 California State Railroad Museum -- Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program

What:  “Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program Where: California State Railroad Museum – 125 I Street in Old Sacramento&nbs...read more

JUL 10 California State Railroad Museum -- Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program

What:  “Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program Where: California State Railroad Museum – 125 I Street in Old Sacramento&nbs...read more

JUL 10 Lake Oroville SRA - Nature Creations

Time: Thurs, 1 PM Nature Creations Make crafts out of Nature, for ages 7 - 12, no sign up required. Summer Interpretive Program...read more

JUL 10 California State Railroad Museum -- “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

What: “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park&nb...read more

JUL 10 Railtown SHP -- Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides

What: Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, Jamestown  Dates: Train rides - week...read more

JUL 10 California State Railroad Museum -- All Aboard for Story Time!

What: All Aboard for Story Time! Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park When: Ongoing --...read more

JUL 10 California State Railroad Museum -- Weekend Excursion Train Rides!

What:  Weekend Excursion Train Rides! Where:  Trains depart from the Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot   (On Fron...read more

JUL 10 California State Railroad Museum -- "Diesel Days!"

What: "Diesel Days!" Where: California State Railroad Museum, Old Sacramento State Historic Park  Excursion trains depart from t...read more

JUL 10 Tijuana Estuary Junior Rangers (Thursdays)

Every Thursday3:30- 4:30pm The Tijuana Estuary offers free activities for students 7-12 years of age (check schedule for holidays) with different top...read more

JUL 10 California State Railroad Museum -- "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit

What: "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museu...read more

JUL 10 Junior Rangers

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 3 pm and Sunday at 11 amDiscover the fascinating secrets of the forest! Explore, practice outdoor sk...read more

JUL 10 California State Railroad Museum -- Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad Exhibit -- September 14, 2013 through October 5, 2014

What: "Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad" Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museum; Old Sacramento State Historic...read more

JUL 10 Campfire!

Evening Campfire ProgramTuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 6:30 pm Join us in our historic campfire center for an evening of song and s...read more

JUL 10 Big Basin Nature Club

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 4:30 pm; Wednesday at 1:30 pmSunday at 10 amThis fun program is for children ages 3-6 and their fami...read more

JUL 10 Junior Rangers- Ohlone Skills: shell drilling and cordage

Thursday, July 10th from 11 am to 12:15 pm Junior Rangers is a statewide program for 7 – 12 year olds. Use a pump drill to create shell jewelry and ...read more

JUL 10 California State Railroad Museum -- Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs

What: Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park...read more

JUL 10 Silver Strand SB – Campfire Program

Time: 7:00pm-8:00pm Join us around a campfire to celebrate a special aspect of Silver Strand State Beach at these evening programs for all ages. ...read more

JUL 10 Railtown 1897 SHP -- Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August!

What: Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August! Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Jamestown  When: July 2 thr...read more

JUL 10 Point Cabrillo Light Station SHP - Interface with Public

Time: 2:30 - 4:00 Summer Events ...read more

JUL 11 Russian Gulch SP - Nature Walk

Time: 10:00am - 11:30pm Summer Events ...read more

JUL 11 Railtown 1897 SHP -- Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August!

What: Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August! Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Jamestown  When: July 2 thr...read more

JUL 11 Full Moon Madness Astronomy Night

Friday, July 11 beginning at 6:30 p.mMeet at the Visitor Center via the Park’s main entrance off Hwy 9Join an evening walk and moonlit guided tour of ...read more

JUL 11 California State Railroad Museum -- Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs

What: Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park...read more

JUL 11 Old Fashioned Campfire for the Whole Family

Friday, July 11th and Friday, August 8th at 5:30 - 8:00 PM.Bring your picnic dinner and lawn chairs.  Make a fresh tortilla on the...read more

JUL 11 Campfire!

Every Friday and Saturday in July at 7pm and Monday, July 28 at 7pmCome enjoy marshmallows, the comforting warmth of our campfire, and have some fun w...read more

JUL 11 Little One's Nature Club

Friday July 11, 18, 25 at 11 a.m. Meet at the Campfire Center off Graham Hill RoadLearn about nature, make a craft, listen to a story, play with puppe...read more

JUL 11 Old Tree Amble

Fridays in July at 3pmJoin our interpreter, Audrey, on a scenic and gentle 1 mile hike to the ancient and awe inspiring redwood tree known simply as “...read more

JUL 11 Big Basin Nature Club

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 4:30 pm; Wednesday at 1:30 pmSunday at 10 amThis fun program is for children ages 3-6 and their fami...read more

JUL 11 Samuel P. Taylor SP - Woodland Weeding Party

Volunteers can park for free during the event at the Azalea Picnic Area. Continue on foot to the location which will be posted at the lot. Bring w...read more

JUL 11 Campfire!

Evening Campfire ProgramTuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 6:30 pm Join us in our historic campfire center for an evening of song and s...read more

JUL 11 California State Railroad Museum -- Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad Exhibit -- September 14, 2013 through October 5, 2014

What: "Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad" Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museum; Old Sacramento State Historic...read more

JUL 11 Junior Rangers

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 3 pm and Sunday at 11 amDiscover the fascinating secrets of the forest! Explore, practice outdoor sk...read more

JUL 11 California State Railroad Museum -- "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit

What: "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museu...read more

JUL 11 Concerts in the Park

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JUL 11 California State Railroad Museum -- "Diesel Days!"

What: "Diesel Days!" Where: California State Railroad Museum, Old Sacramento State Historic Park  Excursion trains depart from t...read more

JUL 11 California State Railroad Museum -- Weekend Excursion Train Rides!

What:  Weekend Excursion Train Rides! Where:  Trains depart from the Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot   (On Fron...read more

JUL 11 California State Railroad Museum -- All Aboard for Story Time!

What: All Aboard for Story Time! Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park When: Ongoing --...read more

JUL 11 Railtown SHP -- Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides

What: Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, Jamestown  Dates: Train rides - week...read more

JUL 11 California State Railroad Museum -- “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

What: “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park&nb...read more

JUL 11 California State Railroad Museum -- Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program

What:  “Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program Where: California State Railroad Museum – 125 I Street in Old Sacramento&nbs...read more

JUL 12 California State Railroad Museum -- Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program

What:  “Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program Where: California State Railroad Museum – 125 I Street in Old Sacramento&nbs...read more

JUL 12 Silver Strand SB – Kayak Tour – “Big Bay Kayak Experience”

Time: 9:30am-11:30am Get closer to nature and experience San Diego Bay on this guided kayak tour. Available for ages 5 and older. Participants un...read more

JUL 12 MacKerricher SP – Harbor Seal Interpretive Programs

Time: 2pm – 3pm Come out to the park on the beautiful Mendocino Coast to learn about and observe harbor seals.  The talks begin at the Lake...read more

JUL 12 Malibu Creek SP Summer Campfire Programs

July 2014:Saturday, July 5th, 7pm - 8pm, The Reptile Family, Chrissy O'Grady Martin & Joe MartinSaturday, July 12th, 7pm - 8pm, The Nature of Wild...read more

JUL 12 Hisoty, Nature, and Scenic Views: A Tour of the Grey Whale Ranch Area

This challenging guided three-hour hike will explore the natural and cultural history of the upper hills of Wilder Ranch State Park.  Meet at the...read more

JUL 12 Twilight Hike and Full Moon Campfire Program

Join the Support Saddleback Committee for a twilight hike on Saturday July 12 at 5 p.m., followed by a campfire program in the full moon!   Th...read more

JUL 12 LAKE OROVILLE CAMPFIRE PROGRAMS FOR SUMMER 2014

Time: Saturday evenings at 8:30 PM Where: At the Loafer Creek campfire amphitheater Free to the Public! Campfire Programs Slide show, stories, &...read more

JUL 12 Wilder Ranch Living History Demonstrations

Weekends from 11am-3pm. Guided tour of the ranch buildings on weekends at 1pm. Visit an early day dairy ranch and step back in time to the late 1800’s...read more

JUL 12 The Road Less Traveled- A Dog Friendly Walk

Saturday, July 12 at 10 amOn this dog-friendly walk, we travel on North Escape Road, a paved road closed to traffic. We tour stunning old-growth redwo...read more

JUL 12 Campfire

Every Saturday in July, from 7:30 to 8:45 pmCome join us for campfire food, songs, games, and trivia, followed by a short slideshow presentation on so...read more

JUL 12 California State Railroad Museum -- “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

What: “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park&nb...read more

JUL 12 Railtown SHP -- Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides

What: Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, Jamestown  Dates: Train rides - week...read more

JUL 12 California State Railroad Museum -- All Aboard for Story Time!

What: All Aboard for Story Time! Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park When: Ongoing --...read more

JUL 12 California State Railroad Museum -- Weekend Excursion Train Rides!

What:  Weekend Excursion Train Rides! Where:  Trains depart from the Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot   (On Fron...read more

JUL 12 California State Railroad Museum -- "Diesel Days!"

What: "Diesel Days!" Where: California State Railroad Museum, Old Sacramento State Historic Park  Excursion trains depart from t...read more

JUL 12 Tijuana Estuary - Nature Walk

Every 2nd and 4th Saturday1:00am to 12:00pm. The Tijuana Estuary protects a variety of plant communities and wildlife. Come and discover the richness ...read more

JUL 12 California State Railroad Museum -- "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit

What: "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museu...read more

JUL 12 Columbia SHP - Ghost Tours

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 live...read more

JUL 12 Junior Rangers

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 3 pm and Sunday at 11 amDiscover the fascinating secrets of the forest! Explore, practice outdoor sk...read more

JUL 12 California State Railroad Museum -- Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad Exhibit -- September 14, 2013 through October 5, 2014

What: "Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad" Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museum; Old Sacramento State Historic...read more

JUL 12 Campfire!

Evening Campfire ProgramTuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 6:30 pm Join us in our historic campfire center for an evening of song and s...read more

JUL 12 Wildflower Hike

Rancho del Oso Nature and History CenterLocated 17 miles north of Santa Cruz, at 3600 Highway One, Davenport, California 95017 Saturday, July 12, 201...read more

JUL 12 Gardens of Time

Saturdays from 1 to 2 pmStroll through history as you visit the various gardens within our courtyard and patio. We can learn a good deal about people ...read more

JUL 12 Plants of Butano

Saturday, July 12th, from 1 to 3pmCome and join Interpreter Sara for a walk along the Six Bridges Trail through the park’s many plant communities and ...read more

JUL 12 Big Basin Nature Club

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 4:30 pm; Wednesday at 1:30 pmSunday at 10 amThis fun program is for children ages 3-6 and their fami...read more

JUL 12 Campfire!

Every Friday and Saturday in July at 7pm and Monday, July 28 at 7pmCome enjoy marshmallows, the comforting warmth of our campfire, and have some fun w...read more

JUL 12 Little Rangers

Every Saturday and Monday in July at 2pmOur littlest rangers should have some fun in the forest too! Little Rangers is designed for children ages 3-6 ...read more

JUL 12 Guided Redwood Loop Walks

Every Saturday and Sunday at 11 am and 2 pm How do these grand redwoods grow to be so old? So tall? How are they important to humans? Join us for this...read more

JUL 12 Special Campfire

Banana Slug Saturday July 12 at 7pmCome learn about everyones favorite yellow slimeball while roasting marshmallows, singing songs and participating o...read more

JUL 12 Old-Growth Redwood Walks

Every Saturday and Sunday in July at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.Meet at the Visitor Center via the Park’s main entrance off Hwy 9Come experience a forest adven...read more

JUL 12 California State Railroad Museum -- Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs

What: Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park...read more

JUL 12 Movies at the Ranch: The Gnome-Mobile

Rancho del Oso Nature and History CenterLocated 17 miles north of Santa Cruz, at 3600 Highway One, Davenport, California 95017Saturday, July 12, 2014 ...read more

JUL 12 Stagecoach Days: Trades that Shaped the West

As towns developed in the west, so did the need for specialized trades and artisans. Old Town San Diego State Historic Park will present pivotal 19th ...read more

JUL 12 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...read more

JUL 12 Railtown 1897 SHP -- Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August!

What: Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August! Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Jamestown  When: July 2 thr...read more

JUL 12 Junior Rangers

-- Every Saturday and Monday in July at 11am Have some fun playing in the woods and learning about the redwoods and its inhabitants: past and present....read more

JUL 12 Guided Adobe Tour

Saturday, July 12th  at 1 pmJoin us at the Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park for a guided tour of the oldest building in Santa Cruz. Come le...read more

JUL 12 Volunteer with the Trail Crew

Saturday, July 12 at 9 am (must be 18 years of age or older)Since 1969 the Big Basin Volunteer Trail Crew has helped make it possible for others to sa...read more

JUL 12 Pioneers of Big Basin

Saturday, July 12 at 1 pmJoin docent Hal Anjo on an easy three-mile, three-hour round trip to the site of the Maddock Cabin. Enjoy a beautiful walk th...read more

JUL 13 Samuel P. Taylor SP - Woodland Weeding Party

Volunteers can park for free during the event at the Azalea Picnic Area. Continue on foot to the location which will be posted at the lot. Bring water...read more

JUL 13 Railtown 1897 SHP -- Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August!

What: Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August! Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Jamestown  When: July 2 thr...read more

JUL 13 Fireside Stories

Rancho del Oso Nature and History CenterLocated 17 miles north of Santa Cruz, at 3600 Highway One, Davenport, California 95017Sunday, July 13, 2014 at...read more

JUL 13 California State Railroad Museum -- Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs

What: Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park...read more

JUL 13 Old-Growth Redwood Walks

Every Saturday and Sunday in July at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.Meet at the Visitor Center via the Park’s main entrance off Hwy 9Come experience a forest adven...read more

JUL 13 Guided Redwood Loop Walks

Every Saturday and Sunday at 11 am and 2 pm How do these grand redwoods grow to be so old? So tall? How are they important to humans? Join us for this...read more

JUL 13 Big Basin Nature Club

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 4:30 pm; Wednesday at 1:30 pmSunday at 10 amThis fun program is for children ages 3-6 and their fami...read more

JUL 13 Mendocino Headlands SP - Sunday Events

Time: 1:00pm - 3;00pm Summer Events ...read more

JUL 13 Step Back in Time- Explore Seacliff's History

Sundays, July 13 and 27 at 11:30 amSundays, August 10 and 24 at 11:30 amJoin docent Pete Wang, a local history enthusiast in pursuit of Seacliff’s col...read more

JUL 13 Coffee n' Crafts

Every Sunday in July from 9 - 10:30amCome join us in the Visitor Center for a good ol’ fashioned cup o’ joe and your very own bat (paper craft)! Free ...read more

JUL 13 Campfire!

Evening Campfire ProgramTuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 6:30 pm Join us in our historic campfire center for an evening of song and s...read more

JUL 13 Creek Sneak

Every Sunday in July at NoonFun for the whole family! Come join our interpreter Audrey for fun activities down at the creek! Learn about the cool litt...read more

JUL 13 Discover Big Basin

Sunday, July 13 at 12 pmOn this 4-hour, 4-mile leisurely hike with docent Barry Grimm we’ll traverse old-growth redwood and Douglas-fir forest in some...read more

JUL 13 Berry Creek Falls Hike

Sunday, July 13 at 9:30 amTravel deep into the heart of Big Basin as you experience a wide range of habitats on this moderate to strenuous 11-mile-loo...read more

JUL 13 How to Become Invisible

Sunday, July 13 at 10 amAs we barrel down the hiking trail, we cause disturbances that ripple through the forest like a stone dropped in a pond. If we...read more

JUL 13 California State Railroad Museum -- Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad Exhibit -- September 14, 2013 through October 5, 2014

What: "Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad" Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museum; Old Sacramento State Historic...read more

JUL 13 Junior Rangers

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 3 pm and Sunday at 11 amDiscover the fascinating secrets of the forest! Explore, practice outdoor sk...read more

JUL 13 California State Railroad Museum -- "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit

What: "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museu...read more

JUL 13 California State Railroad Museum -- "Diesel Days!"

What: "Diesel Days!" Where: California State Railroad Museum, Old Sacramento State Historic Park  Excursion trains depart from t...read more

JUL 13 California State Railroad Museum -- Weekend Excursion Train Rides!

What:  Weekend Excursion Train Rides! Where:  Trains depart from the Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot   (On Fron...read more

JUL 13 California State Railroad Museum -- All Aboard for Story Time!

What: All Aboard for Story Time! Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park When: Ongoing --...read more

JUL 13 Railtown SHP -- Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides

What: Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, Jamestown  Dates: Train rides - week...read more

JUL 13 California State Railroad Museum -- “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

What: “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park&nb...read more

JUL 13 Wilder Ranch Living History Demonstrations

Weekends from 11am-3pm. Guided tour of the ranch buildings on weekends at 1pm. Visit an early day dairy ranch and step back in time to the late 1800’s...read more

JUL 13 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 ...read more

JUL 13 California State Railroad Museum -- Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program

What:  “Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program Where: California State Railroad Museum – 125 I Street in Old Sacramento&nbs...read more

JUL 14 California State Railroad Museum -- Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program

What:  “Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program Where: California State Railroad Museum – 125 I Street in Old Sacramento&nbs...read more

JUL 14 Twilight Hike

Mondays at 7:30 pmJoin us for an easy, level walk for the whole family. Experience the turning of the day into night in the forest, and learn about th...read more

JUL 14 California State Railroad Museum -- “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

What: “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park&nb...read more

JUL 14 Railtown SHP -- Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides

What: Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, Jamestown  Dates: Train rides - week...read more

JUL 14 California State Railroad Museum -- All Aboard for Story Time!

What: All Aboard for Story Time! Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park When: Ongoing --...read more

JUL 14 California State Railroad Museum -- Weekend Excursion Train Rides!

What:  Weekend Excursion Train Rides! Where:  Trains depart from the Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot   (On Fron...read more

JUL 14 California State Railroad Museum -- "Diesel Days!"

What: "Diesel Days!" Where: California State Railroad Museum, Old Sacramento State Historic Park  Excursion trains depart from t...read more

JUL 14 California State Railroad Museum -- "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit

What: "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museu...read more

JUL 14 Junior Rangers

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 3 pm and Sunday at 11 amDiscover the fascinating secrets of the forest! Explore, practice outdoor sk...read more

JUL 14 California State Railroad Museum -- Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad Exhibit -- September 14, 2013 through October 5, 2014

What: "Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad" Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museum; Old Sacramento State Historic...read more

JUL 14 Big Basin Nature Club

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 4:30 pm; Wednesday at 1:30 pmSunday at 10 amThis fun program is for children ages 3-6 and their fami...read more

JUL 14 California State Railroad Museum -- Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs

What: Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park...read more

JUL 14 Junior Rangers

-- Every Saturday and Monday in July at 11am Have some fun playing in the woods and learning about the redwoods and its inhabitants: past and present....read more

JUL 14 Railtown 1897 SHP -- Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August!

What: Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August! Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Jamestown  When: July 2 thr...read more

JUL 14 Monday Marsh Mosey

Rancho del Oso Nature and History CenterLocated 17 miles north of Santa Cruz, at 3600 Highway One, Davenport, California 95017 Mondays, July 14 and J...read more

JUL 14 Little Rangers- Fire and Survival Skills

What to learn how to start a fire? Learn how to survive in the wilderness! Program is for ages 5-6 year olds with an adult. Its FREE! Meet at 10:...read more

JUL 14 Little Rangers

Every Saturday and Monday in July at 2pmOur littlest rangers should have some fun in the forest too! Little Rangers is designed for children ages 3-6 ...read more

JUL 15 Railtown 1897 SHP -- Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August!

What: Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August! Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Jamestown  When: July 2 thr...read more

JUL 15 California State Railroad Museum -- Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs

What: Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park...read more

JUL 15 Big Basin Nature Club

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 4:30 pm; Wednesday at 1:30 pmSunday at 10 amThis fun program is for children ages 3-6 and their fami...read more

JUL 15 California State Railroad Museum -- Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad Exhibit -- September 14, 2013 through October 5, 2014

What: "Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad" Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museum; Old Sacramento State Historic...read more

JUL 15 Junior Rangers

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 3 pm and Sunday at 11 amDiscover the fascinating secrets of the forest! Explore, practice outdoor sk...read more

JUL 15 Special Guest Campfire- Nature's Supermarket Campfire

Every Tuesday at 6:30 pmHow would you make dinner if you lived in Big Basin 500 years ago? No supermarkets, no stoves, not even pots and pans…. Join R...read more

JUL 15 Campfire!

Evening Campfire ProgramTuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 6:30 pm Join us in our historic campfire center for an evening of song and s...read more

JUL 15 California State Railroad Museum -- "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit

What: "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museu...read more

JUL 15 California State Railroad Museum -- "Diesel Days!"

What: "Diesel Days!" Where: California State Railroad Museum, Old Sacramento State Historic Park  Excursion trains depart from t...read more

JUL 15 California State Railroad Museum -- Weekend Excursion Train Rides!

What:  Weekend Excursion Train Rides! Where:  Trains depart from the Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot   (On Fron...read more

JUL 15 California State Railroad Museum -- All Aboard for Story Time!

What: All Aboard for Story Time! Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park When: Ongoing --...read more

JUL 15 Railtown SHP -- Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides

What: Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, Jamestown  Dates: Train rides - week...read more

JUL 15 California State Railroad Museum -- “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

What: “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park&nb...read more

JUL 15 California State Railroad Museum -- Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program

What:  “Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program Where: California State Railroad Museum – 125 I Street in Old Sacramento&nbs...read more

JUL 15 Lake Oroville SRA - Junior Cubs

Time: Tues. 10 AM hands-on activities for children ages 4 - 6,  no sign up required. Summer Interpretive Program...read more

JUL 16 California State Railroad Museum -- Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program

What:  “Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program Where: California State Railroad Museum – 125 I Street in Old Sacramento&nbs...read more

JUL 16 California State Railroad Museum -- “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

What: “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park&nb...read more

JUL 16 Railtown SHP -- Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides

What: Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, Jamestown  Dates: Train rides - week...read more

JUL 16 California State Railroad Museum -- All Aboard for Story Time!

What: All Aboard for Story Time! Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park When: Ongoing --...read more

JUL 16 California State Railroad Museum -- Weekend Excursion Train Rides!

What:  Weekend Excursion Train Rides! Where:  Trains depart from the Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot   (On Fron...read more

JUL 16 California State Railroad Museum -- "Diesel Days!"

What: "Diesel Days!" Where: California State Railroad Museum, Old Sacramento State Historic Park  Excursion trains depart from t...read more

JUL 16 California State Railroad Museum -- "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit

What: "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museu...read more

JUL 16 Hike to the Barrel Mill and Lime Kilns

Wednesday, July 16 at 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.Meet at the Fall Creek Entrance off Felton-Empire Grade Road Discover a redwood shaded trout stream while visiti...read more

JUL 16 California State Railroad Museum -- Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad Exhibit -- September 14, 2013 through October 5, 2014

What: "Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad" Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museum; Old Sacramento State Historic...read more

JUL 16 Big Basin Nature Club

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 4:30 pm; Wednesday at 1:30 pmSunday at 10 amThis fun program is for children ages 3-6 and their fami...read more

JUL 16 Special 2-hour Junior Rangers

Wednesdays at 10 amThis special Junior Rangers is for kids ages 7-12 only. We’ll be taking a hike, so make sure your Junior Ranger dresses appropria...read more

JUL 16 Lake Oroville - Summer Speaker Program 2014

Time: Wednesday evenings at 7:00 P.M. Where: 917 Kelly Ridge Road OrovilleIn our air-conditioned theater The Visitor Center stays open late for thes...read more

JUL 16 California State Railroad Museum -- Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs

What: Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park...read more

JUL 16 Railtown 1897 SHP -- Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August!

What: Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August! Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Jamestown  When: July 2 thr...read more

JUL 16 Afternoon Campfire Program

Wednesdays from 4:30-5:30 pmDrop by anytime between 4:30-5:30 pm at our historic campfire and enjoy roasting ranger apples, music and crafts! Touch an...read more

JUL 17 Railtown 1897 SHP -- Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August!

What: Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August! Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Jamestown  When: July 2 thr...read more

JUL 17 Point Cabrillo Light Station SHP - Interface with Public

Time: 2:30 - 4:00 Summer Events ...read more

JUL 17 Junior Rangers- Ohlone Games!: games of skill and luck

Thursday, July 17th from 11 am to 12:15 pm Junior Rangers is a statewide program for 7 to 12 year olds. Make and play games of skill and chance. Space...read more

JUL 17 California State Railroad Museum -- Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs

What: Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park...read more

JUL 17 Big Basin Nature Club

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 4:30 pm; Wednesday at 1:30 pmSunday at 10 amThis fun program is for children ages 3-6 and their fami...read more

JUL 17 California State Railroad Museum -- Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad Exhibit -- September 14, 2013 through October 5, 2014

What: "Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad" Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museum; Old Sacramento State Historic...read more

JUL 17 Junior Rangers

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 3 pm and Sunday at 11 amDiscover the fascinating secrets of the forest! Explore, practice outdoor sk...read more

JUL 17 Campfire!

Evening Campfire ProgramTuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 6:30 pm Join us in our historic campfire center for an evening of song and s...read more

JUL 17 California State Railroad Museum -- "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit

What: "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museu...read more

JUL 17 Tijuana Estuary Junior Rangers (Thursdays)

Every Thursday3:30- 4:30pm The Tijuana Estuary offers free activities for students 7-12 years of age (check schedule for holidays) with different top...read more

JUL 17 California State Railroad Museum -- "Diesel Days!"

What: "Diesel Days!" Where: California State Railroad Museum, Old Sacramento State Historic Park  Excursion trains depart from t...read more

JUL 17 California State Railroad Museum -- Weekend Excursion Train Rides!

What:  Weekend Excursion Train Rides! Where:  Trains depart from the Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot   (On Fron...read more

JUL 17 California State Railroad Museum -- All Aboard for Story Time!

What: All Aboard for Story Time! Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park When: Ongoing --...read more

JUL 17 Railtown SHP -- Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides

What: Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, Jamestown  Dates: Train rides - week...read more

JUL 17 California State Railroad Museum -- “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

What: “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park&nb...read more

JUL 17 California State Railroad Museum -- Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program

What:  “Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program Where: California State Railroad Museum – 125 I Street in Old Sacramento&nbs...read more

JUL 17 Lake Oroville SRA - Nature Creations

Time: Thurs, 1 PM Nature Creations Make crafts out of Nature, for ages 7 - 12, no sign up required. Summer Interpretive Program...read more

JUL 18 California State Railroad Museum -- Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program

What:  “Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program Where: California State Railroad Museum – 125 I Street in Old Sacramento&nbs...read more

JUL 18 Concerts in the Park

Concert band to be announced. ...read more

JUL 18 California State Railroad Museum -- “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

What: “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park&nb...read more

JUL 18 Railtown SHP -- Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides

What: Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, Jamestown  Dates: Train rides - week...read more

JUL 18 California State Railroad Museum -- All Aboard for Story Time!

What: All Aboard for Story Time! Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park When: Ongoing --...read more

JUL 18 California State Railroad Museum -- Weekend Excursion Train Rides!

What:  Weekend Excursion Train Rides! Where:  Trains depart from the Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot   (On Fron...read more

JUL 18 California State Railroad Museum -- "Diesel Days!"

What: "Diesel Days!" Where: California State Railroad Museum, Old Sacramento State Historic Park  Excursion trains depart from t...read more

JUL 18 California State Railroad Museum -- "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit

What: "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museu...read more

JUL 18 Campfire!

Evening Campfire ProgramTuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 6:30 pm Join us in our historic campfire center for an evening of song and s...read more

JUL 18 Junior Rangers

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 3 pm and Sunday at 11 amDiscover the fascinating secrets of the forest! Explore, practice outdoor sk...read more

JUL 18 California State Railroad Museum -- Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad Exhibit -- September 14, 2013 through October 5, 2014

What: "Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad" Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museum; Old Sacramento State Historic...read more

JUL 18 Big Basin Nature Club

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 4:30 pm; Wednesday at 1:30 pmSunday at 10 amThis fun program is for children ages 3-6 and their fami...read more

JUL 18 Russian Gulch SP - Nature Walk

Time: 10:00am - 11:30pm Summer Events ...read more

JUL 18 California State Railroad Museum -- Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs

What: Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park...read more

JUL 18 Campfire!

Every Friday and Saturday in July at 7pm and Monday, July 28 at 7pmCome enjoy marshmallows, the comforting warmth of our campfire, and have some fun w...read more

JUL 18 Old Tree Amble

Fridays in July at 3pmJoin our interpreter, Audrey, on a scenic and gentle 1 mile hike to the ancient and awe inspiring redwood tree known simply as “...read more

JUL 18 Little One's Nature Club

Friday July 11, 18, 25 at 11 a.m. Meet at the Campfire Center off Graham Hill RoadLearn about nature, make a craft, listen to a story, play with puppe...read more

JUL 18 Railtown 1897 SHP -- Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August!

What: Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August! Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Jamestown  When: July 2 thr...read more

JUL 19 Railtown 1897 SHP -- Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August!

What: Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August! Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Jamestown  When: July 2 thr...read more

JUL 19 Junior Rangers

-- Every Saturday and Monday in July at 11am Have some fun playing in the woods and learning about the redwoods and its inhabitants: past and present....read more

JUL 19 Drop In Family Craft- Candle Dipping

Saturday, July 19th from 1 pm to 3:30 pm Enjoy an informal afternoon at this hidden jewel near downtown Santa Cruz. You can hand-dip a wax candle in o...read more

JUL 19 Movie at the Mission- Chasing Mavericks (Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks Summer Series)

Saturday, July 19, gates open at 7pm; film starts at sunsetThe Snack Shack will be open, with proceeds to benefit the park.  To learn more, visit...read more

JUL 19 Special Event Campfire! Meet Galen Clark- California's First State Park Ranger

Saturday, July 19 at 6:30 pmLiving history reenactment - Come meet Galen Clark as portrayed by Ranger Miles Standish! Galen Clark was California’s f...read more

JUL 19 Horse Trails

Saturday, July 19 at 11:30 amCome meet Bellarose the horse and learn about the important role horses played in early Big Basin history. Join docents P...read more

JUL 19 Felling the Giants

Saturday, July 19 at 12 pmLogging was the major industry in the Santa Cruz Mountains for over 50 years. How did lumbermen cut down these tall, tall tr...read more

JUL 19 A Walk in the Past

Saturday, July 19 at 1 pmNo Safeway? No Home Depot? No Pharmacy? How did the Ohlone Indians survive? Take a walk with Docent Eva Fewel and learn about...read more

JUL 19 Little Rangers

Every Saturday and Monday in July at 2pmOur littlest rangers should have some fun in the forest too! Little Rangers is designed for children ages 3-6 ...read more

JUL 19 Wildflower Walk

Saturday, July 19 at 10 amSunday, July 20 at 10 amJoin docent Scott Peden and learn to identify many of Big Basin’s flowering plants. You’ll also visi...read more

JUL 19 Guided Redwood Loop Walks

Every Saturday and Sunday at 11 am and 2 pm How do these grand redwoods grow to be so old? So tall? How are they important to humans? Join us for this...read more

JUL 19 Sutter's Fort SHP -- Hands on History: Mining the Miners!

What: Hands on History:  Mining the Miners! Where: Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park, 2701 L Street, Midtown, Sacramento When:&nb...read more

JUL 19 Old-Growth Redwood Walks

Every Saturday and Sunday in July at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.Meet at the Visitor Center via the Park’s main entrance off Hwy 9Come experience a forest adven...read more

JUL 19 Campfire!

Every Friday and Saturday in July at 7pm and Monday, July 28 at 7pmCome enjoy marshmallows, the comforting warmth of our campfire, and have some fun w...read more

JUL 19 California State Railroad Museum -- Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs

What: Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park...read more

JUL 19 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...read more

JUL 19 Alpahbet Walk

Saturday, July 19, from 10 to 11amCome to the campfire center and join Bob and Mel as we talk about the naturalist John Muir.  Then follow along ...read more

JUL 19 Big Basin Nature Club

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 4:30 pm; Wednesday at 1:30 pmSunday at 10 amThis fun program is for children ages 3-6 and their fami...read more

JUL 19 Stagecoach Days- Women of the West

Women played an important role in the development of the west. Celebrate the little-told stories of the settlers who made the frontier a home. This ye...read more

JUL 19 California State Railroad Museum -- Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad Exhibit -- September 14, 2013 through October 5, 2014

What: "Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad" Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museum; Old Sacramento State Historic...read more

JUL 19 Junior Rangers

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 3 pm and Sunday at 11 amDiscover the fascinating secrets of the forest! Explore, practice outdoor sk...read more

JUL 19 Campfire!

Evening Campfire ProgramTuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 6:30 pm Join us in our historic campfire center for an evening of song and s...read more

JUL 19 California State Railroad Museum -- "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit

What: "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museu...read more

JUL 19 California State Railroad Museum -- "Diesel Days!"

What: "Diesel Days!" Where: California State Railroad Museum, Old Sacramento State Historic Park  Excursion trains depart from t...read more

JUL 19 Tijuana Estuary Speaker Series

Time: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.Recurrence: every 3rd Saturday of the month Location: Tijuana Estuary Visitor CenterQuestions: 619-575-3613 Check to see who'...read more

JUL 19 California State Railroad Museum -- Weekend Excursion Train Rides!

What:  Weekend Excursion Train Rides! Where:  Trains depart from the Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot   (On Fron...read more

JUL 19 California State Railroad Museum -- All Aboard for Story Time!

What: All Aboard for Story Time! Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park When: Ongoing --...read more

JUL 19 Railtown SHP -- Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides

What: Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, Jamestown  Dates: Train rides - week...read more

JUL 19 California State Railroad Museum -- “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

What: “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park&nb...read more

JUL 19 Columbia SHP - Big Band Street Dance

Time: 7-10pm Step back into the 1940s and put on your dancing shoes to boogie down to the music of Rod Harris and his orchestra. Free event is sponso...read more

JUL 19 Silver Strand SB – Kayak Tour – “Big Bay Kayak Experience”

Time: 9:30am-11:30am Get closer to nature and experience San Diego Bay on this guided kayak tour. Available for ages 5 and older. Participants un...read more

JUL 19 Malibu Creek SP Summer Campfire Programs

July 2014:Saturday, July 5th, 7pm - 8pm, The Reptile Family, Chrissy O'Grady Martin & Joe MartinSaturday, July 12th, 7pm - 8pm, The Nature of Wild...read more

JUL 19 MacKerricher SP – Harbor Seal Interpretive Programs

Time: 2pm – 3pm Come out to the park on the beautiful Mendocino Coast to learn about and observe harbor seals.  The talks begin at the Lake...read more

JUL 19 California State Railroad Museum -- Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program

What:  “Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program Where: California State Railroad Museum – 125 I Street in Old Sacramento&nbs...read more

JUL 19 LAKE OROVILLE CAMPFIRE PROGRAMS FOR SUMMER 2014

Time: Saturday evenings at 8:30 PM Where: At the Loafer Creek campfire amphitheater Free to the Public! Campfire Programs Slide show, stories, &...read more

JUL 19 Wilder Ranch Living History Demonstrations

Weekends from 11am-3pm. Guided tour of the ranch buildings on weekends at 1pm. Visit an early day dairy ranch and step back in time to the late 1800’s...read more

JUL 19 Wilder Ranch Coast Nature Walk

Saturdays, July 5, 19, 26 at 11amOn these two-hour natural history excursions you will explore the plants, animals, and geology of the spectacular coa...read more

JUL 19 Campfire

Every Saturday in July, from 7:30 to 8:45 pmCome join us for campfire food, songs, games, and trivia, followed by a short slideshow presentation on so...read more

JUL 19 Tidepool Explorations

Tidepool Explorations –   Meet at the Visitor Center at Natural Bridges State Beach on the following dates and times to explore the rocky sh...read more

JUL 19 Littlw Butano Creek Trail

Saturday, July 19, from 1 to 3pmJoin Docents Bob and Mel for a walk along Little Butano Creek trail.  Easy walk, all ages welcome.  Meet at ...read more

JUL 20 Tidepool Explorations

Tidepool Explorations –   Meet at the Visitor Center at Natural Bridges State Beach on the following dates and times to explore the rocky sh...read more

JUL 20 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 ...read more

JUL 20 Changes and Challenges: Our Next 150 Years

Franklin Point (located just north of entrance to Ano Nuevo, at entrance to Costanoa Resort) Saturday, July 05 at 10 amSunday, July 20 at 10 am ...read more

JUL 20 Wilder Ranch Living History Demonstrations

Weekends from 11am-3pm. Guided tour of the ranch buildings on weekends at 1pm. Visit an early day dairy ranch and step back in time to the late 1800’s...read more

JUL 20 California State Railroad Museum -- Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program

What:  “Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program Where: California State Railroad Museum – 125 I Street in Old Sacramento&nbs...read more

JUL 20 California State Railroad Museum -- “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

What: “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park&nb...read more

JUL 20 Railtown SHP -- Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides

What: Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, Jamestown  Dates: Train rides - week...read more

JUL 20 California State Railroad Museum -- All Aboard for Story Time!

What: All Aboard for Story Time! Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park When: Ongoing --...read more

JUL 20 California State Railroad Museum -- "Diesel Days!"

What: "Diesel Days!" Where: California State Railroad Museum, Old Sacramento State Historic Park  Excursion trains depart from t...read more

JUL 20 Tijuana Estuary - Bird Walks

Every 1st, 3rd, and 5th Sunday3:00 to 4:00pm. Take a leisurely stroll down the McCoy Trail and view and learn about some of the 370 species of birds t...read more

JUL 20 California State Railroad Museum -- "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit

What: "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museu...read more

JUL 20 California State Railroad Museum -- Weekend Excursion Train Rides!

What:  Weekend Excursion Train Rides! Where:  Trains depart from the Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot   (On Fron...read more

JUL 20 Campfire!

Evening Campfire ProgramTuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 6:30 pm Join us in our historic campfire center for an evening of song and s...read more

JUL 20 Creek Sneak

Every Sunday in July at NoonFun for the whole family! Come join our interpreter Audrey for fun activities down at the creek! Learn about the cool litt...read more

JUL 20 Junior Rangers

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 3 pm and Sunday at 11 amDiscover the fascinating secrets of the forest! Explore, practice outdoor sk...read more

JUL 20 California State Railroad Museum -- Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad Exhibit -- September 14, 2013 through October 5, 2014

What: "Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad" Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museum; Old Sacramento State Historic...read more

JUL 20 Mendocino Headlands SP - Sunday Events

Time: 1:00pm - 3;00pm Summer Events ...read more

JUL 20 Big Basin Nature Club

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 4:30 pm; Wednesday at 1:30 pmSunday at 10 amThis fun program is for children ages 3-6 and their fami...read more

JUL 20 Coffee n' Crafts

Every Sunday in July from 9 - 10:30amCome join us in the Visitor Center for a good ol’ fashioned cup o’ joe and your very own bat (paper craft)! Free ...read more

JUL 20 Ohlone Shopping

Sunday, July 20, from 10 to 11amJoin State Park Interpreter Sara for a walk along the Six Bridges Trail to learn about the first people of Butano and ...read more

JUL 20 C.S.I.- Creekside Investigation!

Rancho del Oso Nature and History CenterLocated 17 miles north of Santa Cruz, at 3600 Highway One, Davenport, California 95017Sunday, July 20, 2014 at...read more

JUL 20 California State Railroad Museum -- Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs

What: Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park...read more

JUL 20 Old-Growth Redwood Walks

Every Saturday and Sunday in July at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.Meet at the Visitor Center via the Park’s main entrance off Hwy 9Come experience a forest adven...read more

JUL 20 The Road Led Traveled- A Dog Friendly Walk

Sunday, July 20 at 10:30 amOn this dog-friendly walk, we travel on North Escape Road, a paved road closed to traffic. We tour stunning old-growth redw...read more

JUL 20 Snakes Alive!

Sunday, July 20 from 12-3 pmWhy are snakes important to us? How do they see, smell, taste, hear? What and how do they eat? What does a snake feel like...read more

JUL 20 Wildflower Walk

Saturday, July 19 at 10 amSunday, July 20 at 10 amJoin docent Scott Peden and learn to identify many of Big Basin’s flowering plants. You’ll also visi...read more

JUL 20 Guided Redwood Loop Walks

Every Saturday and Sunday at 11 am and 2 pm How do these grand redwoods grow to be so old? So tall? How are they important to humans? Join us for this...read more

JUL 20 Railtown 1897 SHP -- Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August!

What: Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August! Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Jamestown  When: July 2 thr...read more

JUL 21 Junior Rangers

-- Every Saturday and Monday in July at 11am Have some fun playing in the woods and learning about the redwoods and its inhabitants: past and present....read more

JUL 21 Little Rangers

Every Saturday and Monday in July at 2pmOur littlest rangers should have some fun in the forest too! Little Rangers is designed for children ages 3-6 ...read more

JUL 21 Little Rangers - Wonders of Wetlands and Fantastic Frogs

Come and learn about our local wetland wildlife! Program is for ages 5-6 year olds with an adult. Its FREE! Meet at 10:30am at the visitor center...read more

JUL 21 California State Railroad Museum -- Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs

What: Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park...read more

JUL 21 Railtown 1897 SHP -- Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August!

What: Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August! Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Jamestown  When: July 2 thr...read more

JUL 21 Big Basin Nature Club

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 4:30 pm; Wednesday at 1:30 pmSunday at 10 amThis fun program is for children ages 3-6 and their fami...read more

JUL 21 California State Railroad Museum -- Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad Exhibit -- September 14, 2013 through October 5, 2014

What: "Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad" Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museum; Old Sacramento State Historic...read more

JUL 21 Junior Rangers

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 3 pm and Sunday at 11 amDiscover the fascinating secrets of the forest! Explore, practice outdoor sk...read more

JUL 21 California State Railroad Museum -- Weekend Excursion Train Rides!

What:  Weekend Excursion Train Rides! Where:  Trains depart from the Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot   (On Fron...read more

JUL 21 California State Railroad Museum -- "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit

What: "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museu...read more

JUL 21 California State Railroad Museum -- "Diesel Days!"

What: "Diesel Days!" Where: California State Railroad Museum, Old Sacramento State Historic Park  Excursion trains depart from t...read more

JUL 21 California State Railroad Museum -- All Aboard for Story Time!

What: All Aboard for Story Time! Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park When: Ongoing --...read more

JUL 21 Railtown SHP -- Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides

What: Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, Jamestown  Dates: Train rides - week...read more

JUL 21 California State Railroad Museum -- “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

What: “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park&nb...read more

JUL 21 California State Railroad Museum -- Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program

What:  “Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program Where: California State Railroad Museum – 125 I Street in Old Sacramento&nbs...read more

JUL 21 Twilight Hike

Mondays at 7:30 pmJoin us for an easy, level walk for the whole family. Experience the turning of the day into night in the forest, and learn about th...read more

JUL 22 Twilight Hike

Mondays at 7:30 pmJoin us for an easy, level walk for the whole family. Experience the turning of the day into night in the forest, and learn about th...read more

JUL 22 California State Railroad Museum -- Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program

What:  “Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program Where: California State Railroad Museum – 125 I Street in Old Sacramento&nbs...read more

JUL 22 Lake Oroville SRA - Junior Cubs

Time: Tues. 10 AM hands-on activities for children ages 4 - 6,  no sign up required. Summer Interpretive Program...read more

JUL 22 California State Railroad Museum -- “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

What: “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park&nb...read more

JUL 22 Railtown SHP -- Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides

What: Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, Jamestown  Dates: Train rides - week...read more

JUL 22 California State Railroad Museum -- All Aboard for Story Time!

What: All Aboard for Story Time! Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park When: Ongoing --...read more

JUL 22 California State Railroad Museum -- "Diesel Days!"

What: "Diesel Days!" Where: California State Railroad Museum, Old Sacramento State Historic Park  Excursion trains depart from t...read more

JUL 22 California State Railroad Museum -- "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit

What: "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museu...read more

JUL 22 California State Railroad Museum -- Weekend Excursion Train Rides!

What:  Weekend Excursion Train Rides! Where:  Trains depart from the Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot   (On Fron...read more

JUL 22 Special Guest Campfire- Nature's Supermarket Campfire

Every Tuesday at 6:30 pmHow would you make dinner if you lived in Big Basin 500 years ago? No supermarkets, no stoves, not even pots and pans…. Join R...read more

JUL 22 Junior Rangers

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 3 pm and Sunday at 11 amDiscover the fascinating secrets of the forest! Explore, practice outdoor sk...read more

JUL 22 California State Railroad Museum -- Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad Exhibit -- September 14, 2013 through October 5, 2014

What: "Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad" Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museum; Old Sacramento State Historic...read more

JUL 22 Campfire!

Evening Campfire ProgramTuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 6:30 pm Join us in our historic campfire center for an evening of song and s...read more

JUL 22 Big Basin Nature Club

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 4:30 pm; Wednesday at 1:30 pmSunday at 10 amThis fun program is for children ages 3-6 and their fami...read more

JUL 22 Railtown 1897 SHP -- Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August!

What: Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August! Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Jamestown  When: July 2 thr...read more

JUL 22 California State Railroad Museum -- Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs

What: Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park...read more

JUL 23 California State Railroad Museum -- Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs

What: Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park...read more

JUL 23 Afternoon Campfire Program

Wednesdays from 4:30-5:30 pmDrop by anytime between 4:30-5:30 pm at our historic campfire and enjoy roasting ranger apples, music and crafts! Touch an...read more

JUL 23 Railtown 1897 SHP -- Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August!

What: Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August! Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Jamestown  When: July 2 thr...read more

JUL 23 Lake Oroville - Summer Speaker Program 2014

Time: Wednesday evenings at 7:00 P.M. Where: 917 Kelly Ridge Road OrovilleIn our air-conditioned theater The Visitor Center stays open late for thes...read more

JUL 23 Big Basin Nature Club

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 4:30 pm; Wednesday at 1:30 pmSunday at 10 amThis fun program is for children ages 3-6 and their fami...read more

JUL 23 Special 2-hour Junior Rangers

Wednesdays at 10 amThis special Junior Rangers is for kids ages 7-12 only. We’ll be taking a hike, so make sure your Junior Ranger dresses appropria...read more

JUL 23 California State Railroad Museum -- Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad Exhibit -- September 14, 2013 through October 5, 2014

What: "Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad" Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museum; Old Sacramento State Historic...read more

JUL 23 California State Railroad Museum -- Weekend Excursion Train Rides!

What:  Weekend Excursion Train Rides! Where:  Trains depart from the Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot   (On Fron...read more

JUL 23 California State Railroad Museum -- "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit

What: "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museu...read more

JUL 23 California State Railroad Museum -- "Diesel Days!"

What: "Diesel Days!" Where: California State Railroad Museum, Old Sacramento State Historic Park  Excursion trains depart from t...read more

JUL 23 California State Railroad Museum -- All Aboard for Story Time!

What: All Aboard for Story Time! Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park When: Ongoing --...read more

JUL 23 Railtown SHP -- Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides

What: Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, Jamestown  Dates: Train rides - week...read more

JUL 23 California State Railroad Museum -- “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

What: “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park&nb...read more

JUL 23 California State Railroad Museum -- Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program

What:  “Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program Where: California State Railroad Museum – 125 I Street in Old Sacramento&nbs...read more

JUL 24 California State Railroad Museum -- Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program

What:  “Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program Where: California State Railroad Museum – 125 I Street in Old Sacramento&nbs...read more

JUL 24 Lake Oroville SRA - Nature Creations

Time: Thurs, 1 PM Nature Creations Make crafts out of Nature, for ages 7 - 12, no sign up required. Summer Interpretive Program...read more

JUL 24 California State Railroad Museum -- “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

What: “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park&nb...read more

JUL 24 Railtown SHP -- Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides

What: Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, Jamestown  Dates: Train rides - week...read more

JUL 24 California State Railroad Museum -- All Aboard for Story Time!

What: All Aboard for Story Time! Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park When: Ongoing --...read more

JUL 24 California State Railroad Museum -- "Diesel Days!"

What: "Diesel Days!" Where: California State Railroad Museum, Old Sacramento State Historic Park  Excursion trains depart from t...read more

JUL 24 Tijuana Estuary Junior Rangers (Thursdays)

Every Thursday3:30- 4:30pm The Tijuana Estuary offers free activities for students 7-12 years of age (check schedule for holidays) with different top...read more

JUL 24 California State Railroad Museum -- "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit

What: "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museu...read more

JUL 24 California State Railroad Museum -- Weekend Excursion Train Rides!

What:  Weekend Excursion Train Rides! Where:  Trains depart from the Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot   (On Fron...read more

JUL 24 California State Railroad Museum -- Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad Exhibit -- September 14, 2013 through October 5, 2014

What: "Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad" Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museum; Old Sacramento State Historic...read more

JUL 24 Junior Rangers

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 3 pm and Sunday at 11 amDiscover the fascinating secrets of the forest! Explore, practice outdoor sk...read more

JUL 24 Campfire!

Evening Campfire ProgramTuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 6:30 pm Join us in our historic campfire center for an evening of song and s...read more

JUL 24 Big Basin Nature Club

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 4:30 pm; Wednesday at 1:30 pmSunday at 10 amThis fun program is for children ages 3-6 and their fami...read more

JUL 24 Railtown 1897 SHP -- Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August!

What: Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August! Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Jamestown  When: July 2 thr...read more

JUL 24 California State Railroad Museum -- History Happy Hour!

What: History Happy Hour! Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park    When: Thur...read more

JUL 24 Point Cabrillo Light Station SHP - Interface with Public

Time: 2:30 - 4:00 Summer Events ...read more

JUL 24 Junior Rangers- Building Methods!

Thursday, July 24th at 11:00 am– 12:15 pmJunior Rangers is a statewide program for 7 – 12 year olds. Compare tule and adobe building materials and tec...read more

JUL 24 California State Railroad Museum -- Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs

What: Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park...read more

JUL 24 Silver Strand SB – Campfire Program

Time: 7:00pm-8:00pm Join us around a campfire to celebrate a special aspect of Silver Strand State Beach at these evening programs for all ages. ...read more

JUL 25 Critter Safari

Friday, July 25 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.                   &...read more

JUL 25 California State Railroad Museum -- Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs

What: Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park...read more

JUL 25 Little One's Nature Club

Friday July 11, 18, 25 at 11 a.m. Meet at the Campfire Center off Graham Hill RoadLearn about nature, make a craft, listen to a story, play with puppe...read more

JUL 25 Old Tree Amble

Fridays in July at 3pmJoin our interpreter, Audrey, on a scenic and gentle 1 mile hike to the ancient and awe inspiring redwood tree known simply as “...read more

JUL 25 Campfire!

Every Friday and Saturday in July at 7pm and Monday, July 28 at 7pmCome enjoy marshmallows, the comforting warmth of our campfire, and have some fun w...read more

JUL 25 Railtown 1897 SHP -- Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August!

What: Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August! Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Jamestown  When: July 2 thr...read more

JUL 25 Russian Gulch SP - Nature Walk

Time: 10:00am - 11:30pm Summer Events ...read more

JUL 25 Big Basin Nature Club

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 4:30 pm; Wednesday at 1:30 pmSunday at 10 amThis fun program is for children ages 3-6 and their fami...read more

JUL 25 Campfire!

Evening Campfire ProgramTuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 6:30 pm Join us in our historic campfire center for an evening of song and s...read more

JUL 25 Junior Rangers

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 3 pm and Sunday at 11 amDiscover the fascinating secrets of the forest! Explore, practice outdoor sk...read more

JUL 25 California State Railroad Museum -- Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad Exhibit -- September 14, 2013 through October 5, 2014

What: "Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad" Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museum; Old Sacramento State Historic...read more

JUL 25 California State Railroad Museum -- Weekend Excursion Train Rides!

What:  Weekend Excursion Train Rides! Where:  Trains depart from the Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot   (On Fron...read more

JUL 25 California State Railroad Museum -- "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit

What: "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museu...read more

JUL 25 California State Railroad Museum -- "Diesel Days!"

What: "Diesel Days!" Where: California State Railroad Museum, Old Sacramento State Historic Park  Excursion trains depart from t...read more

JUL 25 California State Railroad Museum -- All Aboard for Story Time!

What: All Aboard for Story Time! Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park When: Ongoing --...read more

JUL 25 Railtown SHP -- Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides

What: Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, Jamestown  Dates: Train rides - week...read more

JUL 25 California State Railroad Museum -- “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

What: “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park&nb...read more

JUL 25 California State Railroad Museum -- Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program

What:  “Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program Where: California State Railroad Museum – 125 I Street in Old Sacramento&nbs...read more

JUL 26 California State Railroad Museum -- Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program

What:  “Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program Where: California State Railroad Museum – 125 I Street in Old Sacramento&nbs...read more

JUL 26 MacKerricher SP – Harbor Seal Interpretive Programs

Time: 2pm – 3pm Come out to the park on the beautiful Mendocino Coast to learn about and observe harbor seals.  The talks begin at the Lake...read more

JUL 26 Silver Strand SB – Kayak Tour – “Big Bay Kayak Experience”

Time: 9:30am-11:30am Get closer to nature and experience San Diego Bay on this guided kayak tour. Available for ages 5 and older. Participants un...read more

JUL 26 LAKE OROVILLE CAMPFIRE PROGRAMS FOR SUMMER 2014

Time: Saturday evenings at 8:30 PM Where: At the Loafer Creek campfire amphitheater Free to the Public! Campfire Programs Slide show, stories, &...read more

JUL 26 Wilder Ranch Coast Nature Walk

Saturdays, July 5, 19, 26 at 11amOn these two-hour natural history excursions you will explore the plants, animals, and geology of the spectacular coa...read more

JUL 26 Wilder Ranch Living History Demonstrations

Weekends from 11am-3pm. Guided tour of the ranch buildings on weekends at 1pm. Visit an early day dairy ranch and step back in time to the late 1800’s...read more

JUL 26 California State Railroad Museum -- “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

What: “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park&nb...read more

JUL 26 Railtown SHP -- Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides

What: Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, Jamestown  Dates: Train rides - week...read more

JUL 26 California State Railroad Museum -- All Aboard for Story Time!

What: All Aboard for Story Time! Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park When: Ongoing --...read more

JUL 26 California State Railroad Museum -- "Diesel Days!"

What: "Diesel Days!" Where: California State Railroad Museum, Old Sacramento State Historic Park  Excursion trains depart from t...read more

JUL 26 Tijuana Estuary - Nature Walk

Every 2nd and 4th Saturday1:00am to 12:00pm. The Tijuana Estuary protects a variety of plant communities and wildlife. Come and discover the richness ...read more

JUL 26 Columbia SHP - History’s Mysteries

We invite families or groups to solve an actual crime that occurred in Columbia in the 1800s. You will witness the event, interview key members to the...read more

JUL 26 Ghost Walk and Star Stories

On June 28th, July 26th, & August 15th the park will remain open until 10 PM Ghost Walk and Star Stories -  evening tours will be available...read more

JUL 26 California State Railroad Museum -- "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit

What: "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museu...read more

JUL 26 California State Railroad Museum -- Weekend Excursion Train Rides!

What:  Weekend Excursion Train Rides! Where:  Trains depart from the Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot   (On Fron...read more

JUL 26 California State Railroad Museum -- Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad Exhibit -- September 14, 2013 through October 5, 2014

What: "Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad" Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museum; Old Sacramento State Historic...read more

JUL 26 Junior Rangers

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 3 pm and Sunday at 11 amDiscover the fascinating secrets of the forest! Explore, practice outdoor sk...read more

JUL 26 Campfire!

Evening Campfire ProgramTuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 6:30 pm Join us in our historic campfire center for an evening of song and s...read more

JUL 26 Tales of the Basin: A Weekend of Storytelling

July 26-27Events for this weekend will spotlight storytellers, park history, special children’s performers and the tradition of spinning a yarn beside...read more

JUL 26 Bug Walk!

Saturday, July 26 at 11 am and 1:30 pmMeet at the Visitor Center via the Park’s main entrance off Hwy 9Come enjoy a program devoted to bugs at Henry C...read more

JUL 26 Campfire

Every Saturday in July, from 7:30 to 8:45 pmCome join us for campfire food, songs, games, and trivia, followed by a short slideshow presentation on so...read more

JUL 26 Big Basin Nature Club

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 4:30 pm; Wednesday at 1:30 pmSunday at 10 amThis fun program is for children ages 3-6 and their fami...read more

JUL 26 Night and the Indian Musyeum and Rock Art Hike

Enjoy a summer evening at the Antelope Valley Indian Museum State Historic Park on Saturday, July 26th. The museum will be open from 6 p.m. until 9 p....read more

JUL 26 Gardens of Time

Saturdays from 1 to 2 pmStroll through history as you visit the various gardens within our courtyard and patio. We can learn a good deal about people ...read more

JUL 26 Stagecoach Days - Soldiers & Citizens

San Diego's military history stretches back to its settlement in 1769. Following the Mexican American War, dragoons, the Mormon Battalion, and the Bou...read more

JUL 26 Railtown 1897 SHP -- Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August!

What: Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August! Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Jamestown  When: July 2 thr...read more

JUL 26 Pioneers in the Redwoods

Saturday, July 26th, from 1 to 2:30pmJust as California State Parks were getting their start, new immigrants to the coastside were making fresh starts...read more

JUL 26 The Forest FBI

Saturday, July 26, from 10 to 11amDid you know that we have a special FBI here at Butano State Park?  They are called Fungus, Bacteria, and Inver...read more

JUL 26 Campfire!

Every Friday and Saturday in July at 7pm and Monday, July 28 at 7pmCome enjoy marshmallows, the comforting warmth of our campfire, and have some fun w...read more

JUL 26 Old-Growth Redwood Walks

Every Saturday and Sunday in July at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.Meet at the Visitor Center via the Park’s main entrance off Hwy 9Come experience a forest adven...read more

JUL 26 California State Railroad Museum -- Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs

What: Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park...read more

JUL 26 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...read more

JUL 26 Junior Rangers

-- Every Saturday and Monday in July at 11am Have some fun playing in the woods and learning about the redwoods and its inhabitants: past and present....read more

JUL 26 Bike and Hike the Waddell Valley

Rancho del Oso Nature and History CenterLocated 17 miles north of Santa Cruz, at 3600 Highway One, Davenport, California 95017 Saturday, July 26, 201...read more

JUL 26 Coffe Talk and Crafts

Saturday, July 26 from 9-12Come to the Sempervirens Room next to Park Headquarters for free coffee or hot chocolate! This is a great way to start your...read more

JUL 26 Shadowbrook Stroll

Saturday, July 26 at 10:30 amJoin docent Hal Anjo as he guides you on a less-traveled trail that takes you by Union Creek, to the Sempervirens Falls a...read more

JUL 26 Little Rangers

Every Saturday and Monday in July at 2pmOur littlest rangers should have some fun in the forest too! Little Rangers is designed for children ages 3-6 ...read more

JUL 26 Guided Redwood Loop Walks

Every Saturday and Sunday at 11 am and 2 pm How do these grand redwoods grow to be so old? So tall? How are they important to humans? Join us for this...read more

JUL 27 Guided Redwood Loop Walks

Every Saturday and Sunday at 11 am and 2 pm How do these grand redwoods grow to be so old? So tall? How are they important to humans? Join us for this...read more

JUL 27 Step Back in Time- Explore Seacliff's History

Sundays, July 13 and 27 at 11:30 amSundays, August 10 and 24 at 11:30 amJoin docent Pete Wang, a local history enthusiast in pursuit of Seacliff’s col...read more

JUL 27 Wildflower Wanders

Rancho del Oso Nature and History CenterLocated 17 miles north of Santa Cruz, at 3600 Highway One, Davenport, California 95017Sunday, July 27, 2014 at...read more

JUL 27 California State Railroad Museum -- Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs

What: Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park...read more

JUL 27 Old-Growth Redwood Walks

Every Saturday and Sunday in July at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.Meet at the Visitor Center via the Park’s main entrance off Hwy 9Come experience a forest adven...read more

JUL 27 Animal Camouflage

Sunday, July 27, from 10 to 11amJoin our State Park Interpreter for a variety of activities including games, crafts and hiking explorations on animal ...read more

JUL 27 Coffee n' Crafts

Every Sunday in July from 9 - 10:30amCome join us in the Visitor Center for a good ol’ fashioned cup o’ joe and your very own bat (paper craft)! Free ...read more

JUL 27 Railtown 1897 SHP -- Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August!

What: Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August! Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Jamestown  When: July 2 thr...read more

JUL 27 Mendocino Headlands SP - Sunday Events

Time: 1:00pm - 3;00pm Summer Events ...read more

JUL 27 Big Basin Nature Club

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 4:30 pm; Wednesday at 1:30 pmSunday at 10 amThis fun program is for children ages 3-6 and their fami...read more

JUL 27 Tales of the Basin: A Weekend of Storytelling

July 26-27Events for this weekend will spotlight storytellers, park history, special children’s performers and the tradition of spinning a yarn beside...read more

JUL 27 Campfire!

Evening Campfire ProgramTuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 6:30 pm Join us in our historic campfire center for an evening of song and s...read more

JUL 27 Critter Crafts

Sunday, July 27, 2014 from Noon to 4 pmDrop in for fun nature-themed craft time at the Nature and History Center. We will have a FREE make-and-take-ac...read more

JUL 27 Junior Rangers

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 3 pm and Sunday at 11 amDiscover the fascinating secrets of the forest! Explore, practice outdoor sk...read more

JUL 27 California State Railroad Museum -- Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad Exhibit -- September 14, 2013 through October 5, 2014

What: "Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad" Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museum; Old Sacramento State Historic...read more

JUL 27 California State Railroad Museum -- Weekend Excursion Train Rides!

What:  Weekend Excursion Train Rides! Where:  Trains depart from the Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot   (On Fron...read more

JUL 27 Creek Sneak

Every Sunday in July at NoonFun for the whole family! Come join our interpreter Audrey for fun activities down at the creek! Learn about the cool litt...read more

JUL 27 California State Railroad Museum -- "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit

What: "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museu...read more

JUL 27 California State Railroad Museum -- "Diesel Days!"

What: "Diesel Days!" Where: California State Railroad Museum, Old Sacramento State Historic Park  Excursion trains depart from t...read more

JUL 27 California State Railroad Museum -- All Aboard for Story Time!

What: All Aboard for Story Time! Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park When: Ongoing --...read more

JUL 27 Railtown SHP -- Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides

What: Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, Jamestown  Dates: Train rides - week...read more

JUL 27 California State Railroad Museum -- “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

What: “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park&nb...read more

JUL 27 Wilder Ranch Living History Demonstrations

Weekends from 11am-3pm. Guided tour of the ranch buildings on weekends at 1pm. Visit an early day dairy ranch and step back in time to the late 1800’s...read more

JUL 27 Victorian Days Walking Tour

Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 1 pmTravel back to the days of the Maritime West on a docent-led tour of the historic grounds of Pigeon Point Light Station. ...read more

JUL 27 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 ...read more

JUL 27 California State Railroad Museum -- Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program

What:  “Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program Where: California State Railroad Museum – 125 I Street in Old Sacramento&nbs...read more

JUL 28 California State Railroad Museum -- Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program

What:  “Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program Where: California State Railroad Museum – 125 I Street in Old Sacramento&nbs...read more

JUL 28 California State Railroad Museum -- “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

What: “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park&nb...read more

JUL 28 Railtown SHP -- Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides

What: Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, Jamestown  Dates: Train rides - week...read more

JUL 28 California State Railroad Museum -- All Aboard for Story Time!

What: All Aboard for Story Time! Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park When: Ongoing --...read more

JUL 28 California State Railroad Museum -- "Diesel Days!"

What: "Diesel Days!" Where: California State Railroad Museum, Old Sacramento State Historic Park  Excursion trains depart from t...read more

JUL 28 California State Railroad Museum -- "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit

What: "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museu...read more

JUL 28 California State Railroad Museum -- Weekend Excursion Train Rides!

What:  Weekend Excursion Train Rides! Where:  Trains depart from the Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot   (On Fron...read more

JUL 28 California State Railroad Museum -- Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad Exhibit -- September 14, 2013 through October 5, 2014

What: "Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad" Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museum; Old Sacramento State Historic...read more

JUL 28 Junior Rangers

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 3 pm and Sunday at 11 amDiscover the fascinating secrets of the forest! Explore, practice outdoor sk...read more

JUL 28 Twilight Hike

Mondays at 7:30 pmJoin us for an easy, level walk for the whole family. Experience the turning of the day into night in the forest, and learn about th...read more

JUL 28 Big Basin Nature Club

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 4:30 pm; Wednesday at 1:30 pmSunday at 10 amThis fun program is for children ages 3-6 and their fami...read more

JUL 28 Railtown 1897 SHP -- Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August!

What: Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August! Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Jamestown  When: July 2 thr...read more

JUL 28 California State Railroad Museum -- Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs

What: Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park...read more

JUL 28 Junior Rangers

-- Every Saturday and Monday in July at 11am Have some fun playing in the woods and learning about the redwoods and its inhabitants: past and present....read more

JUL 28 Little Rangers

Every Saturday and Monday in July at 2pmOur littlest rangers should have some fun in the forest too! Little Rangers is designed for children ages 3-6 ...read more

JUL 28 Little Rangers - Super Seeds

Program is for ages 5-6 year olds with an adult. Its FREE! Meet at 10:30am at the visitor center at Natural Bridges State Park. RSVP at 831-423-4...read more

JUL 28 Monday Marsh Mosey

Rancho del Oso Nature and History CenterLocated 17 miles north of Santa Cruz, at 3600 Highway One, Davenport, California 95017Mondays, July 14 and Jul...read more

JUL 29 California State Railroad Museum -- Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs

What: Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park...read more

JUL 29 Railtown 1897 SHP -- Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August!

What: Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August! Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Jamestown  When: July 2 thr...read more

JUL 29 Big Basin Nature Club

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 4:30 pm; Wednesday at 1:30 pmSunday at 10 amThis fun program is for children ages 3-6 and their fami...read more

JUL 29 Campfire!

Evening Campfire ProgramTuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 6:30 pm Join us in our historic campfire center for an evening of song and s...read more

JUL 29 Junior Rangers

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 3 pm and Sunday at 11 amDiscover the fascinating secrets of the forest! Explore, practice outdoor sk...read more

JUL 29 California State Railroad Museum -- Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad Exhibit -- September 14, 2013 through October 5, 2014

What: "Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad" Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museum; Old Sacramento State Historic...read more

JUL 29 California State Railroad Museum -- Weekend Excursion Train Rides!

What:  Weekend Excursion Train Rides! Where:  Trains depart from the Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot   (On Fron...read more

JUL 29 Special Guest Campfire- Nature's Supermarket Campfire

Every Tuesday at 6:30 pmHow would you make dinner if you lived in Big Basin 500 years ago? No supermarkets, no stoves, not even pots and pans…. Join R...read more

JUL 29 California State Railroad Museum -- "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit

What: "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museu...read more

JUL 29 California State Railroad Museum -- "Diesel Days!"

What: "Diesel Days!" Where: California State Railroad Museum, Old Sacramento State Historic Park  Excursion trains depart from t...read more

JUL 29 California State Railroad Museum -- All Aboard for Story Time!

What: All Aboard for Story Time! Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park When: Ongoing --...read more

JUL 29 Railtown SHP -- Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides

What: Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, Jamestown  Dates: Train rides - week...read more

JUL 29 California State Railroad Museum -- “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

What: “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park&nb...read more

JUL 29 California State Railroad Museum -- Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program

What:  “Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program Where: California State Railroad Museum – 125 I Street in Old Sacramento&nbs...read more

JUL 29 Lake Oroville SRA - Junior Cubs

Time: Tues. 10 AM hands-on activities for children ages 4 - 6,  no sign up required. Summer Interpretive Program...read more

JUL 30 California State Railroad Museum -- Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program

What:  “Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program Where: California State Railroad Museum – 125 I Street in Old Sacramento&nbs...read more

JUL 30 California State Railroad Museum -- “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

What: “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park&nb...read more

JUL 30 Railtown SHP -- Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides

What: Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, Jamestown  Dates: Train rides - week...read more

JUL 30 California State Railroad Museum -- All Aboard for Story Time!

What: All Aboard for Story Time! Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park When: Ongoing --...read more

JUL 30 California State Railroad Museum -- "Diesel Days!"

What: "Diesel Days!" Where: California State Railroad Museum, Old Sacramento State Historic Park  Excursion trains depart from t...read more

JUL 30 California State Railroad Museum -- "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit

What: "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museu...read more

JUL 30 California State Railroad Museum -- Weekend Excursion Train Rides!

What:  Weekend Excursion Train Rides! Where:  Trains depart from the Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot   (On Fron...read more

JUL 30 California State Railroad Museum -- Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad Exhibit -- September 14, 2013 through October 5, 2014

What: "Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad" Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museum; Old Sacramento State Historic...read more

JUL 30 Special 2-hour Junior Rangers

Wednesdays at 10 amThis special Junior Rangers is for kids ages 7-12 only. We’ll be taking a hike, so make sure your Junior Ranger dresses appropria...read more

JUL 30 Big Basin Nature Club

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 4:30 pm; Wednesday at 1:30 pmSunday at 10 amThis fun program is for children ages 3-6 and their fami...read more

JUL 30 Railtown 1897 SHP -- Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August!

What: Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August! Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Jamestown  When: July 2 thr...read more

JUL 30 Lake Oroville - Summer Speaker Program 2014

Time: Wednesday evenings at 7:00 P.M. Where: 917 Kelly Ridge Road OrovilleIn our air-conditioned theater The Visitor Center stays open late for thes...read more

JUL 30 California State Railroad Museum -- Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs

What: Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park...read more

JUL 30 Afternoon Campfire Program

Wednesdays from 4:30-5:30 pmDrop by anytime between 4:30-5:30 pm at our historic campfire and enjoy roasting ranger apples, music and crafts! Touch an...read more

JUL 31 Junior Rangers- Mission Foodways!: tortillas and more

Thursday, July 31st from 11am to 12:15 pm Junior Rangers is a statewide program for 7 to 12 year olds. Prepare and taste some of the new foods the Spa...read more

JUL 31 California State Railroad Museum -- Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs

What: Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park...read more

JUL 31 Railtown 1897 SHP -- Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August!

What: Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August! Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Jamestown  When: July 2 thr...read more

JUL 31 Point Cabrillo Light Station SHP - Interface with Public

Time: 2:30 - 4:00 Summer Events ...read more

JUL 31 Big Basin Nature Club

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 4:30 pm; Wednesday at 1:30 pmSunday at 10 amThis fun program is for children ages 3-6 and their fami...read more

JUL 31 Campfire!

Evening Campfire ProgramTuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 6:30 pm Join us in our historic campfire center for an evening of song and s...read more

JUL 31 California State Railroad Museum -- Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad Exhibit -- September 14, 2013 through October 5, 2014

What: "Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad" Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museum; Old Sacramento State Historic...read more

JUL 31 Junior Rangers

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 3 pm and Sunday at 11 amDiscover the fascinating secrets of the forest! Explore, practice outdoor sk...read more

JUL 31 California State Railroad Museum -- Weekend Excursion Train Rides!

What:  Weekend Excursion Train Rides! Where:  Trains depart from the Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot   (On Fron...read more

JUL 31 California State Railroad Museum -- "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit

What: "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museu...read more

JUL 31 California State Railroad Museum -- "Diesel Days!"

What: "Diesel Days!" Where: California State Railroad Museum, Old Sacramento State Historic Park  Excursion trains depart from t...read more

JUL 31 Tijuana Estuary Junior Rangers (Thursdays)

Every Thursday3:30- 4:30pm The Tijuana Estuary offers free activities for students 7-12 years of age (check schedule for holidays) with different top...read more

JUL 31 California State Railroad Museum -- All Aboard for Story Time!

What: All Aboard for Story Time! Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park When: Ongoing --...read more

JUL 31 Railtown SHP -- Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides

What: Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, Jamestown  Dates: Train rides - week...read more

JUL 31 California State Railroad Museum -- “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

What: “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park&nb...read more

JUL 31 California State Railroad Museum -- Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program

What:  “Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program Where: California State Railroad Museum – 125 I Street in Old Sacramento&nbs...read more

JUL 31 Lake Oroville SRA - Nature Creations

Time: Thurs, 1 PM Nature Creations Make crafts out of Nature, for ages 7 - 12, no sign up required. Summer Interpretive Program...read more

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