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More Open Space Transferred to California State Parks’ Jack London State Historic Park

ELDRIDGE, Calif.— California State Parks and the California Department of General Services (DGS) today announced the transfer of Camp Via in Sonoma County to State Parks. Located on the former campus of the Sonoma Developmental Center (SDC), the approximately 11.4-acre Camp Via is the final piece of the former SDC that will be incorporated with Jack London State Historic Park. With the previous transfer of approximately 650 acres from the SDC, the total number of approximate acres added to the park is 661 acres.

Sonoma Developmental Center’s Open Space Lands Transferred to California State Parks

ELDRIDGE, Calif.— California State Parks today announced the transfer of jurisdiction of approximately 650 acres of Sonoma Developmental Center’s (SDC) open space property to State Parks. SDC’s open space area is connected to Jack London State Historic Park (SHP). Sharing a common boundary, watershed, critical wildlife corridor, connecting trails, and view shed, the property is an integral part of the region’s biodiversity and recreational opportunities.

California State Parks Launches Virtual Adventurer Mobile App, an Interactive Augmented and Virtual Reality Journey

SACRAMENTO, Calif.— California State Parks today launched Virtual Adventurer, a new mobile app that will transform how park visitors connect to and interact with the iconic places, deep history and diverse cultural and natural landscapes of California. This augmented reality app transports visitors through time, and its virtual reality experiences offer exciting ways for users to explore new perspectives shared by people who continue to call California home.

Kincade Fire, Public Safety Power Shutoffs Force Closures of State Parks in Northern California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. —California State Parks has closed a number of state parks due to the Kincade Fire and/or Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) in Northern California. Camping reservation holders have been contacted with cancellation information. Some parks remain open, but with limited services.