Nature Journaling Hike

A California State Parks Week Event!: Nature Journaling Guided Hike Thursday, June 13 from 10 am to noon Join a California State Park Interpreter in cultivating a deeper connection to the w [...]

Dos Rios - CA State Parks Week

June 13, 2024 08:00 AM - Guided Walk and Meditation at Dos Rios Ranch June 14, 2024 10:00 AM - Climate Resilience and the Floodplain Forest at Dos Rios Ranch June 15, 2024 09:00 AM - [...]

Dos Rios - CA State Parks Week

June 13, 2024 08:00 AM - Guided Walk and Meditation at Dos Rios Ranch June 14, 2024 10:00 AM - Climate Resilience and the Floodplain Forest at Dos Rios Ranch June 15, 2024 09:00 AM - [...]

Guided History Walk

Park : Seacliff State Beach Where : Deck of the Seacliff Visitor Center. When : 11:00 am Parking : There is a $10 vehicle day-use fee. What to Expect : Come along on a 90-m [...]

Junior Ranger Program

Date: 6/14/2024 Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Location: Chino Hills Amphitheater | 4721 Sapphire Rd. Chino Hills CA 9 1709 This hour long program is for ages 7-14 . Junior Ranger program [...]

Climate Resilience Walk

On June 14th, from 9 am to 11 am, walk through current natural restoration projects and learn about the efforts for increasing climate resilience around Lake Natoma and Folsom Lake. Bring good walk [...]

Moonlight Madness

Join us on June 14th from 6:00pm - 9/10:00pm for an astronomy-themed evening at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park! We'll be learning about the moon, stars, solar system, planets, all things ast [...]

A Landscape Shaped By Fire

Start: 9:00 am End 11:00 am -As you explore the trails with State Park staff, learn more about historic, present, and future fire resiliency work that has been completed in the past or planned [...]

Tule Elk Jamboree

Join us on June 14th at 10:00am as we explore the Tule Elk State Natural Reserve’s native plants and animals on a guided tour of the reserve and with hands-on activities for children including [...]

Junior Ranger Day Program

start: 10:00 am end: 11:00 am -The Junior Ranger Program focuses on hiking preparedness/safety, practicing navigation skills, and all things maps. Junior Rangers will get the chance to put thei [...]

Pollinator Party

Jun 15: Pollinator Party (10am-2pm) Join us to celebrate pollinators at the William B. Ide Adobe State Historic Park on Saturday, June 15! Enjoy a butterfly fashion exhibit, create your own po [...]

Monte Vista History Hike

On June 15th, from 9 am to 12 pm, join State Parks staff for a 3.5-mile hike to learn more about the American River and the gold rush that inspired hundreds of thousands of people to move to Califor [...]

Observatory Program

Observatory Program Today Join Fremont Peak Observatory Association (FPOA) Astronomers for a 45 minute evening multimedia presentation about Astronomy followed by nighttime observation in the larg [...]

Private Event

Private event; this event is not open to the public. Tickets are not available. For more information, email laspecialevents@parks.ca.gov. Impacted areas include the Pavilion and the Skyline Terrac [...]

Rockin' Polo

Rockin' Polo presented by Teen Cancer America. This is a paid special event. For more information, visit the Teen Cancer America website. This event is hosted in conjuction with the Will Rogers P [...]

Dos Rios - CA State Parks Week

June 13, 2024 08:00 AM - Guided Walk and Meditation at Dos Rios Ranch June 14, 2024 10:00 AM - Climate Resilience and the Floodplain Forest at Dos Rios Ranch June 15, 2024 09:00 AM - [...]

Dos Rios - CA State Parks Week

June 13, 2024 08:00 AM - Guided Walk and Meditation at Dos Rios Ranch June 14, 2024 10:00 AM - Climate Resilience and the Floodplain Forest at Dos Rios Ranch June 15, 2024 09:00 AM - [...]

Father's Day

Dads ride free on Father's Day. Bring dad for a scenic excursion train ride on Father's Day. For tickets or more information about Railtown 1897 SHP in general please visit www.railtown1897.or [...]

Guided Hike

Join a State Park Interpreter and enjoy the flora and fauna of Butano State Park on this moderate 2.5 mile loop. This hike features creekside riparian habitat, redwood forest, and oak woodlands. [...]

Trash Cleanup Walk

On June 16th, from 9 am to 12 pm, join State Parks to care for our shared lands with a trash pickup at along the shores of Folsom Lake. We will meet at Beal’s Point main parking area; look fo [...]

Junior Rangers

Most Sundays at 11am Welcome Junior Rangers! Each program will last about 45 minutes and consists of a mini-tour of the lighthouse grounds and a hands-on activity. While children of all ages and [...]

Junior Rangers

Junior Rangers Unite! Children ages 7-12 are invited to join State Park Naturalists at El Capitán State Beach for our Summer Junior Ranger Program. Lessons will highlight local history, [...]

Hendy Woods SP - Night Hike

Night Hike, 8:00PM - 9:00PM Ages: All Location: Campfire Center Description: Join a California State Park Interpreter and enjoy a guided hike under the stars to Little Hendy Grove. No [...]

Van Damme SP - Junior Rangers

Junior Rangers, 11:00AM - 12:00PM Ages: 7 - 12 years old Location: Outside of the Van Damme Visitor Center Description: Activities and guided hikes for our young explorers. Discover th [...]

Junior Rangers

Junior Rangers Unite! Children ages 7-12 are invited to join State Park Naturalists at El Capitán State Beach for our Summer Junior Ranger Program. Lessons will highlight local history, [...]

Gold Rush History Hike

On June 20th, from 8:30 am to 11 am, join Senior Park Aide Zakary Adams on a walk along the banks of the American River. Listen to the stories of the Gold Rush and the communities that arose to su [...]

Hendy Woods SP - Stargazing

Stargazing, 9:00PM - 11:00PM Ages: All ages- (Children must be accompanied by an adult) Location: Meadow Trail Description: View the wonders of the night sky visible with the help of t [...]

Van Damme SP - Junior Rangers

Junior Rangers, 1:00PM - 2:00PM Ages: 7 - 12 years old Location: Outside of the Van Damme Visitor Center Description: Visitors, ages 7 - 12, will join a California State Park Interpret [...]

Family Fun Fridays

Time : 9:00 am - 11:00 am Location : Campfire Arena (south end of campground) Ages : all ages welcome! Join a State Park Interpreter for fun-filled crafts and learning about sea stars an [...]

Nature Walk

Join us for a fun and informative guided walk through El Capit á n State Beach. Our Park Naturalists will discuss the local flora and fauna, while enjoying the sights, sounds, and smells of t [...]

Old Fashioned Campfire

Friday June 21st, 5:30-8pm Join us for an old fashioned family campfire this summer! Bring a picnic dinner and lawn chairs, and enjoy making your own fresh tortillas on the comal. Listen to some [...]

Floodplain Biodiversity

Join a State Park Interpreter and learn how the floodplain ecology exists by walking approximately two (2) miles roundtrip through the floodplain forest, witnessing fauna and flora. The walking tour [...]

Star Party

Join the Santa Barbara Astronomical Unit for some out-of-this-world converstation, while gazing at the summer night sky with high-powered telescopes. It'll be a star-ific time! Where : El [...]

Auto Safari

Join us for an "Auto Safari" of the Tule Elk State Natural Reserve at 10:00a.m. The tour consists of a brief presentation on the history of the tule elk herd, followed by a tour of the visitor center [...]

First Hike of Summer

Date: 6/22/2024 Time: 8:30 AM Location: Chino Hills Discovery Center | 4500 Carbon Canyon Rd Brea, CA 92823 Come say ‘hello’ to Summer with the first weekend hike of the s [...]

Bird Walk

Join us at 10 am by the entrance of the California Aqueduct Bikeway learn about the birds that live and migrate in the reservoir. Recommend bringing binoculars.

The Life of the Valley Oaks

Dos Rios means, "two rivers". The San Joaquin and the Tuolumne Rivers meet at Dos Rios. Join a State Park Interpreter as you journey almost four (4) miles round trip out to the confluence of these tw [...]

Junior Rangers

Most Sundays at 11am Welcome Junior Rangers! Each program will last about 45 minutes and consists of a mini-tour of the lighthouse grounds and a hands-on activity. While children of all ages and [...]

Junior Rangers

Junior Rangers Unite! Children ages 7-12 are invited to join State Park Naturalists at El Capitán State Beach for our Summer Junior Ranger Program. Lessons will highlight local history, [...]

Van Damme SP - Junior Rangers

Junior Rangers, 11:00AM - 12:00PM Ages: 7 - 12 years old Location: Outside of the Van Damme Visitor Center Description: Activities and guided hikes for our young explorers. Discover th [...]

Chino Hills TEENS Program

Date: 6/26/2024 Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Location: Chino Hills Discovery Center | 4500 Carbon Canyon Rd Brea, CA 92823 Teen Environmental Education and Networking Strategies for Chino Hills [...]

Hendy Woods SP - Night Hike

Night Hike, 8:00PM - 9:00PM Ages: All Location: Campfire Center Description: Join a California State Park Interpreter and enjoy a guided hike under the stars to Little Hendy Grove. No [...]

Junior Rangers

Junior Rangers Unite! Children ages 7-12 are invited to join State Park Naturalists at El Capitán State Beach for our Summer Junior Ranger Program. Lessons will highlight local history, [...]

Hendy Woods SP - Stargazing

Stargazing, 9:00PM - 11:00PM Ages: All ages- (Children must be accompanied by an adult) Location: Meadow Trail Description: View the wonders of the night sky visible with the help of t [...]

Wetlands by Boat

Love paddling and want to learn about the natural systems you see as you are on the water? On June 27th, from 8:30 am to 11 am, join State Parks and FOLFAN for a paddle on Lake Natoma and learn ab [...]

Sounds Around Picnic

Calling all explorers and observers! On June 28th, from 8:30 am to 10 am, join Senior Park Aide Leenna Keo on this picnic where you will use your listening sense. Are you a great listener? Let's [...]

Floodplain Biodiversity - Spanish

Join a State Park Interpreter and learn how the floodplain ecology exists by walking approximately two (2) miles roundtrip through the floodplain forest, witnessing fauna and flora. The walking tour [...]

Where Two Rivers Meet - Spanish

Dos Rios means, "two rivers". The San Joaquin and the Tuolumne Rivers meet at Dos Rios. Join a State Park Interpreter as you journey almost four (4) miles round trip out to the confluence of these tw [...]

Van Damme SP - Junior Rangers

Junior Rangers, 1:00PM - 2:00PM Ages: 7 - 12 years old Location: Outside of the Van Damme Visitor Center Description: Visitors, ages 7 - 12, will join a California State Park Interpret [...]

Street Food Cinema

Street Food Cinema presents The Goonies. This is a paid special event. For more information, visit the Street Food Cinema website. Impacted areas include the Ranch House Lawn. The polo field, [...]

Summer Silent Guided Hike

Date: 6/29/2024 Time: 8:30 AM Location: Chino Hills Amphitheater | 4721 Sapphire Rd. Chino Hills CA 9 1709 Enjoy a summer morning hike with other quiet people. Eliminate the awkwar [...]

Observatory Programs

Observatory Programs Today Join Fremont Peak Observatory Association (FPOA) Astronomers to view the sun safely through telescopes and later for a 45 minute evening multimedia presentation about As [...]

Where Two Rivers Meet

Dos Rios means, "two rivers". The San Joaquin and the Tuolumne Rivers meet at Dos Rios. Join a State Park Interpreter as you journey almost four (4) miles round trip out to the confluence of these t [...]

Star Party

Join the Santa Barbara Astronomical Unit for some out-of-this-world converstation, while gazing at the summer night sky with high-powered telescopes. It'll be a star-ific time! Where : El [...]

Private Event

Private event; this event is not open to the public. Tickets are not available. For more information, email laspecialevents@parks.ca.gov. Impacted areas include the Pavilion and the Skyline Terrac [...]

Campground Clean Up

Date: 6/30/2024 Time: 8:30 AM Location: Chino Hills Amphitheater | 4721 Sapphire Rd. Chino Hills CA 9 1709 Help keep the park beautiful and hike-ready with a morning of clean up. P [...]

The Life of the Valley Oaks

Dos Rios means, "two rivers". The San Joaquin and the Tuolumne Rivers meet at Dos Rios. Join a State Park Interpreter as you journey almost four (4) miles round trip out to the confluence of these tw [...]