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Banner for Wildflower Season May Bring Beautiful Blooms––and Crowds––to State Parks
Anza-Borrego Desert SP, Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve SNR, Ocotillo Wells SVRA

Wildflower Season May Bring Beautiful Blooms––and Crowds––to State Parks

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 | View PDF

California State Parks today announced that its public lands might experience a spectacular floral display this spring. This unpredictable, rare occurrence may attract thousands of people to the outdoors. To ensure safety and conservation, the department asks visitors to please respect the iconic landscapes and be knowledgeable of the area, weather and their body limitations. 


El Departamento de Parques Estatales de California anuncio hoy que las tierras públicas podrían experimentar una exhibición floral espectacular esta primavera. Esta imprevisible y rara ocurrencia puede atraer miles de personas al aire libre. Para garantizar la seguridad y la conservación, el departamento pide a los visitantes que respeten los paisajes icónicos y que conozcan el área, el clima y sus limitaciones de sus cuerpos.

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Banner for California State Parks Offers Tips for Desert State Parks this Winter Season
Anza-Borrego Desert SP, Eastern Kern County Onyx Ranch SVRA, Heber Dunes SVRA, Indio Hills Palms Prop, Ocotillo Wells SVRA, Picacho SRA, Providence Mountains SRA, Red Rock Canyon SP, Salton Sea SRA

California State Parks Offers Tips for Desert State Parks this Winter Season

Thursday, December 6, 2018 | View PDF

California State Parks reminds outdoor enthusiasts to recreate safely and responsibly in desert state parks this winter season. Deserts are beautiful and exciting places, but they can also be very unpredictable and dangerous. Simple actions such as taking plenty of water and food, and knowing that cell coverage is extremely limited or non-existent can help visitors safely enjoy these iconic landscapes.  

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Banner for Enjoy the Great Outdoors in California State Parks
Anza-Borrego Desert SP, Castle Crags SP, Carpinteria SB, Crystal Cove SP, Julia Pfeiffer Burns SP, Big Basin Redwoods SP, Auburn SRA, Grover Hot Springs SP, Hendy Woods SP, Folsom Lake SRA, Lake Perris SRA, Lake Oroville SRA, Prairie Creek Redwoods SP, Providence Mountains SRA, Ocotillo Wells SVRA

Enjoy the Great Outdoors in California State Parks

Monday, June 18, 2018 | View PDF

SACRAMENTO, Calif., – California State Parks invites outdoor enthusiasts to honor “Great Outdoors Month” by visiting the Golden State’s spectacular state parks. Whether it be in the misty Northern California redwoods to the sun-bathed desert in Southern California or the beaches along the coastline, Californians have a diverse topography to choose from.

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Banner for Anza-Borrego Desert State Park Wildflower Bloom Expected to be Limited This Spring
Anza-Borrego Desert SP

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park Wildflower Bloom Expected to be Limited This Spring

Friday, February 23, 2018 | View PDF

SACRAMENTO, Calif., - California State Parks announced today that this year’s wildflower bloom at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park(Anza-Borrego)is expected to be limited. This year’s winter storms have brought less than an inch of rainfall compared to last year’s 6.6 inches that brought the spectacular wildflower bloom. The unique combination of sun, rain, temperature and wind define the stage for the springtime arrival of wildflowers. Last year, thousands visited Anza-Borrego to view the most dramatic bloom seen in nearly 20 years.

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