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


Upcoming Park Events

  • 30 Jun

    Kumeyaay Culture

    When: 6:00 p.m. (1 hour) Join Kristie Orosco for an exploration of Kumeyaay culture from the San Diego region. Learn more about some of their most used resources from the area and some of their c ... ... Read More

    30 Jun

    Tidepool Tours

    Saturday, June 23 at 11:30am Sunday, June 24 at 1:30pm Saturday, June 30 at 10:30am Explore our spectacular tidepools on this 1.5 hour guided tour. Meet at the Natural Bridges State Beach Visitor ... ... Read More

    2 Jul

    Seek and Find: Smartphone Quest

    Mondays at 11:30am Bring your smartphone and kids ages 5 and up for a 1-hour adventure walk. We’ll use a free app called Seek to identify plants and animals here, and you can continue the adven ... ... Read More

  • 3 Jul

    "Jays and Murrelets" Campfire Program

    Tuesday, July 3 at 7pm Have you noticed the Steller’s Jays with “bracelets” around their legs? Come hear Kristin Brunk, who is researching these birds, talk about why they’re ... ... Read More

    4 Jul

    Independence Day Fireworks Extravaganza

    Start out early in the morning if you're planning an Independence Day celebration at Doheny State Beach at this is the busiest day of the year! Doheny's day-use opens at 6:00am. The fireworks show of ... ... Read More

    4 Jul

    Old Town 4th of July

    A parade, crafts & activities of early San Diego recreate an Independence Day celebrated on the frontier. You can also compete in contests, such as cherry pit spitting or the egg toss, for handma ... ... Read More


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