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From Roots to Rise - Wildflowers of Asilomar Dunes - FREE Campfire Program

Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds State Park to Host Free Campfire Program on Asilomar Dunes Wildflowers

 PACIFIC GROVE, Calif. – Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds State Park today announced that it will host a FREE outdoor campfire program on Sunday, June 24. The program will feature a screening on the Wildflowers of the Asilomar Dunes Natural Preserve, titled “From Roots to Rise: Asilomar Dunes Wildflower Allies.” The program will investigate the importance of Asilomar’s 25-acre Natural Dune Preserve, and how native wildflowers impact the health and preservation of this unique habitat area – the remaining 25 acres of what was once 480 acres of natural dunes.

WHAT:          Free Campfire Program “From Roots to Rise: Asilomar Dunes Wildflower Allies”

WHO:            Presented by Asilomar Ranger Peter Brandt

WHEN:          Sunday, June 24, 2018 from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

WHERE:       Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds fire pit. (Parking is free and available on the Conference Grounds in designated spaces only. Allow additional walking time from your car to the fire pit/meadow area.)


There is no cost for visitors who want to attend the program, and reservations are not necessary. Viewers are encouraged to bring their own beach chair as seating is limited, and coats or blankets are encouraged. Phoebe’s Café inside the Hearst Social Hall will be open for hot drinks and snacks during the film. All food purchases help support public programs like this free campfire program at Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds – a Unit of California State Parks.                                   

For more information about “From Roots to Rise: Asilomar Dunes Wildflower Allies,” visit This website also has directions to Asilomar State Beach & Conference Grounds. For ADA accommodation, please contact the Asilomar State Park Office at (831) 646-6443.

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Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds Park Events - Tours

Asilomar State Park staff lead regularly scheduled tours for visitors and conference guests alike. The Asilomar Ramble, our most popular tour, is currently scheduled most Fridays and Saturdays throughout the year.
For a detailed schedule please click on the "State Park Tours" selection located in the Right-Hand Menu on the home page.

For groups booking a conference at Asilomar, a complimentary tour - the Asilomar Ramble - is available, free of charge for your group. To speak with a State Park staff person about scheduling a tour for your group, special needs, or additional tour questions, please contact Lisa Bradford:
Phone: 831-646-6443

Planning a Special Event or Function at Asilomar

Special events and functions at Asilomar include but are not limited to: weddings, formal gatherings, catering, vending, and organized group activities. Wherever you want your event to take place - on the conference grounds or on the beach -  Aramark, the hospitality concessionaire at Asilomar under contract with California State Parks - provides the facility, reservations and services for these events. 
Contact Aramark to plan your special event with them:
Email:   Phone: (831) 642-4222