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California State Parks Begins Study of Fallen, Iconic "Tunnel Tree" in Calaveras Big Trees State Park

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

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Mount Diablo State Park Invites Visitors to “Help Make 2018 Accident Free” - Ride, Drive and Hike Safely in the New Year

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 | View PDF

MOUNT DIABLO, Calif.— California State Parks invites visitors of Mount Diablo State Park (Mount Diablo) to join its New Year’s Resolution to “Help Make 2018 Accident Free.” Sharing the road, taking precautions for both cyclists and vehicles, and prioritizing safety measures can greatly enhance your visit at this popular outdoor destination.


Angel Island SP

Public Notice: California State Parks Seeks Public Input on the Ferry Service Concession from Tiburon to Angel Island State Park

Monday, December 4, 2017 | View PDF

TIBURON, Calif. – California State Parks is holding a public meeting to solicit comments on the future of the ferry service concession providing transportation to/from Tiburon to Angel Island State Park. In an effort to better serve and enhance the visitor experience at this state park, the department is seeking public input before issuing a Request for Proposals for a new concession contract through a competitive bid process. 


Division of Boating and Waterways

Division of Boating and Waterways Now Accepting California Boater Card Applications

Friday, December 1, 2017 | View PDF

Sacramento, Calif. – California State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) is now accepting applications for the California Boater Card. The card verifies that its holder has successfully taken and passed an approved boater safety education course. Once issued, the California Boater Card remains valid for an operator’s lifetime. 


Every Adventure has a Story: Share Yours with California State Parks over the Black Friday Weekend

Monday, November 20, 2017 | View PDF

California State Parks knows that every adventure has a story and we encourage visitors to share their story this upcoming Thanksgiving weekend. Continuing on 2016’s successful #InventYourAdventure campaign, this year’s edition, “Every Adventure has a Story”, asks visitors to participate by sharing the story behind their favorite state park through an Instagram photo or video.


Providence Mountains SRA

California State Parks Re-opens Iconic Providence Mountains State Recreation Area on November 3

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 | View PDF

After being closed for almost seven years due to major infrastructure upgrades, California State Parks Director Lisa Mangat, the Mitchell Family and a number of partners announced the reopening date for one of the most iconic time capsule parks in California. Providence Mountains State Recreation Area (Providence Mountains) is opening to the public on Friday, November 3.


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