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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...
Learning to care about nature only from textbooks isn’t much fun and not much help. Hands-on, eyes-on experience is what counts. That’s why,...
A Fundamental Transformation of California State Parks is Underway. The California Department of Parks and Recreation manages 279 parks, the...
Likely we all, at one time or another, have stood in a park or nature preserve, surveyed our surroundings, and wished we had brought binoculars or a...