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Upcoming Events at All Parks in March, 2019

Guided Hike

First Day Hike Get out and breathe the fresh air, enjoy the views, and experience Lake Perris’ wild side. Join a trail guide naturalist on New Year’s Day and select Saturdays for a gui ...

Talk - The Moon Rises

Where: Visitor Center Roof, the "Bridge" When: 7:45 p.m. (1 hour) Watch the sky during the hour of the Moon's rising. Bring out your lawn chair, binoculars and a red-filtered flashlight and me ...

ABF - Spring Plant Walk

When: 9:00 a.m. (2.5 hours) Learn about Anza-Borrego Desert State Park's amazing desert plants! Meet knowledgeable Botany Society volunteers for a morning stroll in different locations in the Par ...

Redwood Grove Loop Walk

Redwood Grove Loop Walk Saturdays and Sundays at 11am and 2pm Friday, March 15 at 11am and 2pm Friday, March 22 at 11am and 2pm Friday, March 29 at 11am and 2pm How do these grand redwoods grow to ...

Ranch Tours

Ranch Tours Saturdays and Sundays at 1pm Discover what life was like a century ago on this innovative dairy ranch. This hour-long tour includes the 1897 Victorian home, 1859 Gothic Revival farmhous ...

Snakes Alive!

Snakes Alive! Saturday, March 23 from noon to 3pm Why are snakes important to us? How do they see, smell, taste, and hear? What and how do they eat? What does a snake feel like? Come to the Semperv ...

Silver Strand SB – Junior Rangers

Time: 3:30pm-4:30pm Kids can earn the California State Parks Junior Ranger badge! Kids age 7 to 12 are invited to these outdoor activities, which may include walks, presentations, games, investi ...

Old Cove Landing Trail Walk

Old Cove Landing Trail Saturday, March 2 at 11am Saturday, March 16 at 11am Saturday, March 23 at 11am Saturday, March 30 at 11am On this 2.5 mile, 2-hour family friendly walk, we’ll explor ...

Castle Rock Loop

Castle Rock Loop Saturdays at 11am Join us on a 2-mile, 2-hour hike to Castle Rock and Castle Rock Falls. During this trip, we will discuss Castle Rock’s unique geology, plant diversity, huma ...

Hides and Tallow

Hides and Tallow Saturday, March 23 at 1pm Come and see how Mission Santa Cruz participated in a world economy back in the early 19th century. We will look at some of the major products of the mis ...

Old Growth Redwood Tours

Old-Growth Redwood Tours Saturday, March 2 at noon Saturday, March 16 at noon Saturday, March 23 at noon Saturday, March 30 at noon Are there different kinds of redwoods? How do coastal redwoods g ...

Walk - Bird Walk

Where: Meet in the Visitor Center parking lot When: 7:30 a.m. (1.5 hours) Join Volunteer Naturalist Ann Keenan for a walk around the Visitor Center vicinity looking for the common birds of our ...

Campfire - Animal Songs

Where: Borrego Palm Canyon Campfire Center When: 7:30 p.m. (1 hour) Join Park Interpretive Specialist Regina Reiter for a lighthearted look at some of the Park animals. Using the sounds of a f ...

Hands-on History, Embroidery

Hands-on History, Embroidery 11:30am - 2:30pm Embroidery is a craft used during mission times which allowed people to personalize their clothing. Learn about embroidery and practice three basi ...

Nature Hike

Nature Hike 12:00pm - 1:30pm Get out for an early spring hike along the lower Montini Preserve Trail. Experience history, nature, and community lead by Park Interpretive Specialist “Ran ...

Junior Rangers

Junior Rangers Held in the Amphitheater | Second (English) and Fourth (Spanish) Saturdays | 9:00-10:00am Reunirse en el Anfiteatro | Segundo (Inglés) y Cuarto (Español) S& ...

CRY OC - Holi

Child Rights & You (C.R.Y.) Orange County is hosting a Holi Festival between Tower 25-26. For more information, please click here.

Silver Strand SB – Nature Walk

Time: 1:30pm-2:30pm During this 1-hour walking tour, we'll look for animals and plants in various habitats of the state beach. We'll use binoculars and hand lenses to aid in our discovery. This ...

Ranch Tours

Ranch Tours Saturdays and Sundays at 1pm Discover what life was like a century ago on this innovative dairy ranch. This hour-long tour includes the 1897 Victorian home, 1859 Gothic Revival farmhous ...

Exploring Big Basin

Exploring Big Basin Tuesdays at 9:30am Learn about redwoods, forest plants, fires, geology, history and more on these fun, varied hikes with docent Diane Shaw. Hikes are 5-8 miles and last up to 5 ...

ABF - Spring Plant Walk

When: 9:00 a.m. (2.5 hours) Learn about Anza-Borrego Desert State Park's amazing desert plants! Meet knowledgeable Botany Society volunteers for a morning stroll in different locations in the Par ...

Ranch Tours

Ranch Tours Saturdays and Sundays at 1pm Discover what life was like a century ago on this innovative dairy ranch. This hour-long tour includes the 1897 Victorian home, 1859 Gothic Revival farmhous ...

Pacheco SP - Wildflower Day!

Time: 9:30am-1:30pm > Event News Release Pacheco State Park: March 30 th , 2019 brings our 16th Annual Wildflower Day. Come view fields of colorful wildflowers and talk with volunteers wh ...

Silver Strand SB – Junior Rangers

Time: 3:30pm-4:30pm Kids can earn the California State Parks Junior Ranger badge! Kids age 7 to 12 are invited to these outdoor activities, which may include walks, presentations, games, investi ...

Old Cove Landing Trail Walk

Old Cove Landing Trail Saturday, March 2 at 11am Saturday, March 16 at 11am Saturday, March 23 at 11am Saturday, March 30 at 11am On this 2.5 mile, 2-hour family friendly walk, we’ll explor ...

Castle Rock Loop

Castle Rock Loop Saturdays at 11am Join us on a 2-mile, 2-hour hike to Castle Rock and Castle Rock Falls. During this trip, we will discuss Castle Rock’s unique geology, plant diversity, huma ...

Community Kayaking Day and BBQ

Literacy for Environmental Justice is hosting a community kayak day and BBQ at Jackrabbit Beach at Candlstick Point SRA. Kayaking 9:00am-12:00pm BBQ from 12-1pm RSVP by email: bridget.llanes@le ...

Old Growth Redwood Tours

Old-Growth Redwood Tours Saturday, March 2 at noon Saturday, March 16 at noon Saturday, March 23 at noon Saturday, March 30 at noon Are there different kinds of redwoods? How do coastal redwoods g ...

Walk - Bird Walk

Where: Meet in the Visitor Center parking lot When: 7:30 a.m. (1.5 hours) Join Volunteer Naturalist Ann Keenan for a walk around the Visitor Center vicinity looking for the common birds of our ...

Guided Adobe Tour

Guided Adobe Tour Sunday, March 3 at 1pm Sunday, March 17 at 1pm Sunday, March 31 at 1pm Join us for a guided tour of the oldest building in Santa Cruz. Come learn about the many families who h ...

Silver Strand SB – Nature Walk

Time: 1:30pm-2:30pm During this 1-hour walking tour, we'll look for animals and plants in various habitats of the state beach. We'll use binoculars and hand lenses to aid in our discovery. This ...

Ranch Tours

Ranch Tours Saturdays and Sundays at 1pm Discover what life was like a century ago on this innovative dairy ranch. This hour-long tour includes the 1897 Victorian home, 1859 Gothic Revival farmhous ...

Creeping Forest Ramble

Creeping Forest Ramble Sunday, March 31 at 11:30am Explore the natural history of this less-visited trail with docents JC and Becky on a 3-hour, 3.5-mile hike up and down the “creeping&rdquo ...