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


Upcoming Park Events

  • 25 Aug

    Fired Up: Fire Ecology and Safety

    Where: Doane Valley Campground Campfire Center When: 5:30 p.m. (45 minutes) Presentation about the delicate cycle of growth, fire and regrowth at Palomar Mountain and surrounding areas. Learn ... ... Read More

    25 Aug

    Special Guest Speaker - Zane Moore

    Special Guest, Zane Moore - Redwood Researcher Presentation Friday, August 25 at 7pm Zane Moore, a redwood researcher, is speaking about Big Basin’s tallest tree in the world south of ... ... Read More

    26 Aug

    China Camp SP - Heritage Day 2017

    Time: 11am-4pm Come celebrate the park's rich history! Once again Friends of China Camp is partnering with China Camp State Park, the Marin Chinese Cultural Association, and the Redwood Empir ... ... Read More

  • 26 Aug

    Bodie Ghost Walk and Free Star Stories

    June 24 th , July 29 th , and August 26 th 2017 ( The tours are sold out ) Three Extraordinary Nights - Three Remarkable Tours Bodie will stay open until 10pm for the General Public. You are wel ... ... Read More

    2 Sep

    Grizzly Bear Festival at Rancho del Oso

    Rancho del Oso Nature and History Center is located 17 miles north of Santa Cruz, at 3600 Highway 1 in Davenport. Rancho del Oso is the coastal portion of Big Basin Redwoods State Park, and is not ... ... Read More

    2 Sep

    Columbia SHP - HISTORY’S MYSTERIES

    Time: 10:00AM COST: $5 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 crime and get a ch ... ... Read More

    2 Sep

    BeachFront Cinema

    BeachFront Cinema is the premier outdoor movie experience, which takes place on the beautiful sandy beaches of Southern California. This one of a kind event consists of a reserved, premium area on th ... ... Read More


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