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


Upcoming Park Events

  • 17 Dec

    Columbia SHP - A MINER’S CHRISTMAS

    Time: 12pm - 3pm Cost: Free Sit around a campfire drinking hot cider or coffee and join in conversations with miners as they roast chestnuts. Children can make some favorite crafts of the 18 ... ... Read More

    17 Dec

    Sempervirens Falls Hike

    Sunday, December 17 at 10:30am This beautiful hike takes you by Sempervirens Falls, old-growth redwoods, Ohlone grinding rocks, the birthplace of Big Basin and more! Join Docent Hal Anjo on this 4-mi ... ... Read More

  • 22 Dec

    Walk - Let's Be Crepuscular

    Where: Meet in front of the Visitor Center When: 4:00 p.m. (1 hour) You probably know "Nocturnal", maybe "Diurnal". Walk with Regina Reiter, Park Interpretive Specialist, for an easy walk near ... ... Read More

    23 Dec

    Monarch Butterfly Tours

    Saturdays and Sundays at 11am and 2pm Meet at the visitor center for a free 1-hour guided tour of the Monarch Butterfly Natural Preserve. Numbers typically peak between the end of October to mid-Nov ... ... Read More

    28 Dec

    Hike - Family Hike up a Bajada Wash

    Where: Meet in front of the Visitor Center When: 2:00 p.m. (2 hours) Join Park Interpretive Specialist Regina Reiter for a fun family exploration hike along a wash in the bajada just behind the ... ... Read More


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