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California State Parks Invites Visitors to Recreate Safely and Responsibly in 2018

Thursday, May 24, 2018

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Division of Boating and Waterways

State Announces Availability of $4.25M in Funding for Local Public Agencies to Help Keep California’s Waterways Safe and Clean

Monday, February 5, 2018 | View PDF

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) is now accepting grant applications for the disposal of abandoned and unwanted vessels and law enforcement safety equipment. A total of $4.25M in funding from the Abandoned Watercraft Abatement Fund (AWAF) and Boating Safety/Enforcement Equipment (BSEE) grant programs is available to local public agencies statewide. Applications will be accepted from February 1, 2018 through April 30, 2018


Calaveras Big Trees SP

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

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 | View PDF

Marking one year since the famous Pioneer Cabin Tunnel Tree toppled, California State Parks, Save the Redwoods League and Humboldt State University today announced plans to use the fallen sequoia to study the tree’s life history and gather historic climate-related information for the surrounding area. The information will help California State Parks better manage the existing groves of redwood trees. 


Office of Historic Preservation

California State Historical Resources Commission Considers 10 Properties for Action

Friday, January 26, 2018 | View PDF

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—The California State Historical Resources Commission (Commission) will consider nine nominations for federal historic designation and one nomination for state designation on Friday, February 2. The Commission meeting will be held at 9 a.m. in the Auditorium at the State Resources Building, located at 1416 Ninth Street, Sacramento.


Kings Beach SRA, Emerald Bay SP

New Automated Pay Machines for Visitors at Kings Beach State Recreation Area and Emerald Bay State Park

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 | View PDF

Lake Tahoe, Calif. – California State Parks announced today that starting this Friday, January 19, 2018, visitors will be able to conveniently pay for daily use parking fees at Kings Beach State Recreation Area and Emerald Bay State Park using automated pay machines. A total of five machines (four at Kings Beach and one at the Vikingsholm parking lot) will be accepting credit cards and cash.


Division of Boating and Waterways

Division of Boating and Waterways Now Accepting Grant Applications for Shoreline Erosion Control and Public Beach Restoration Programs

Friday, December 22, 2017 | View PDF

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) is accepting grant applications for shoreline erosion control projects and public beach restoration projects. The deadline to submit applications for funding in fiscal year 2019/20 is Thursday, February 1, 2018.


Mount Diablo SP

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. 


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