Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 2 pm Face your fears of the creepy crawlies, as docent Diane Shaw shares her love of snakes, bats, dark forests and the scary things that go bump in the night. She will s ... ... Read More
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In 2014, California State Parks turns 150 years old!
California State Parks commemorates the 1864 establishment of the first state park in the world. On June 30, 1864, President Abraham Lincoln signed a bill granting 39,000 acres of Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Big Tree Grove to the State of California. Never before had land been set aside to protect its natural state for the public to enjoy. This historic legislation was the beginning of not only the California State Park System, but the national park idea we know today.
Upcoming Park Events
26 Oct26 Oct
From 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. Enjoy Hayrides, Gold Panning, Barn Tours, Children's Games and Crafts, Pumpkin Painting, Blacksmith and Composting Demonstrations, Live Birds and much, much more. Admission t ... ... Read More31 Oct
Let Old Town San Diego State Historic Park satisfy your sweet tooth this Halloween. Enjoy trick-or-treating, special holiday treats & activities, and extended shopping hours at all the stores in t ... ... Read More
- 1 Nov
Saturday November 1 at 1 pm Looking for an exciting place to explore the unique geology of California Central Coast? Take a docent led walk from the old Steele Ranch to picturesque Cove Beach where ... ... Read More8 Nov
Time: 1:00 pm How do artifacts give us clues to the past? Follow the archeological process from the dig to the display, and participate in hands-on activities to discover the stories told by the ... ... Read More15 Nov
142nd Anniversary - Daytime Celebration and Special Sunset Event 10 am to 6 pm (no lighting) Join California State Parks and the Coastside State Parks Association for a day-long celebration of t ... ... Read More