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Passes are also available for purchase at most units of the California State Park System


Upcoming Park Events

  • 29 Sep

    Columbia SHP - STORIES IN STONE

    Time: Evenings Cost: $25 Visitors are led through Columbia’s historic cemetery by costumed volunteers carrying lanterns where they will visit 13 grave sites. The dead ... ... Read More

    29 Sep

    Pacific Paddle Games

    Come compete or cheer for your favorite paddler at the Pacific Paddle Games presented by Salt Life with this 3-day competition. There are a variety of Technical and Distance races offered for both pr ... ... Read More

    30 Sep

    Big Basin Founders' Day and Redwood Jubilee

    Saturday September 30, 2017 from 9 am to 8 pm Celebrate our wild heritage with a melodrama, historic hikes and games for kids as we honor the visionaries, valued workers and visitors that have shap ... ... Read More

  • 6 Oct

    Full Moon Madness

    Friday, October 6 starting at 6pm Experience Henry Cowell in a completely new way… at night! This astronomy-based evening is perfect for the whole family. We will have kids’ crafts, ... ... Read More

    7 Oct

    2017 Walk to End Alzheimer's

    Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer&rsq ... ... Read More

    7 Oct

    The Color Run

    THE COLOR RUN DREAM TOUR, PRESENTED BY LAY'S® IS HERE! Real life is finally better than your dreams! Check out our dreamy new Purple Color Zone, giant unicorns (can you say photo op?!), a Unicorn ... ... Read More

    7 Oct

    Bale Grist Mill SHP - Old Mill Days

    Event time: 10:00am to 4:00pm Come enjoy Napa Valley’s rural past at this pioneer family celebration and see how hard our forefathers had to work each day! Try your hand at farm chores such ... ... Read More


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