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Welcome spring, celebrate California Native Plant Week, and honor the vital role of community-based volunteer efforts at our Coastside State Parks...
The winter storms have been brutal for many areas of the California coast. On the San Mateo County coast we haven't been spared our share of damage....
Each year, during late October and November, thousands of northern elephant seals make a U-turn from their main feeding grounds in the Bering Sea and...
The Point Arena, a two-masted wooden steam schooner, was built in San Francisco in 1887. For 26 years she plied the coast between Vancouver Island in...
The campfire center at the Half Moon Bay State Beach campground was built about twenty years ago. Through the years it has seen many interpretive...
The Amah Mutsun, a tribal band of Native Americans, are collaborating in Quiroste Valley with archaeologists from California State Parks (CSP) and...
The trails at Año Nuevo State Park, from the Visitor Center and Parking lot to the viewing points, have been undergoing a multi-year upgrade to...
We want to share some fabulous photos and tips for getting the most out of your day at our annual fundraising event—Seal Adventure at Año Nuevo State...
Preserving the Historic Diaphones The bright beacons in lighthouses were all well and good when the air was clear—but not so much in heavy fog or...