Partnership/Volunteer Day at Anza-Borrego

Anza Borrego Desert State Park Visitor Center 200 Palm Canyon Drive, Borrego Springs, CA

Half-hour program with Anza Borrego Foundation (ABF) and Anza-Borrego Desert State Park (ABDSP) staff sharing land acquisition stories and how that benefits visitors and wildlife. Offered 2x during the day. This program will be in person and Live-streamed on FB Social media post(s) on Anza Borrego Foundation (ABF) acquisitions and projects ABF information table at …

Partnerships/Volunteers Day

Palomar Mountain State Park 19952 State Park Drive, Palomar Mountain, CA

Park Interpretive Specialist will work with Friends of Palomar Mountain State Park; they will offer memberships and ask for donations. Offer opportunity for Boucher Tower Volunteers to have a booth set up on this day as well.

Free

Leo Carrillo Trail Maintenance

Leo Carrillo State Park South Beach Parking Lot 35000 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA

Maintenance and repair of Nicholas Flats and Willow Creek trails.

Trippet Ranch Trail Maintenance

Topanga State Park Trippet Ranch Parking Lot 20825 Entrada Rd, Topanga, CA

Maintenance and repair of Trippet Ranch trails.

Free

Half Moon Bay Volunteer Habitat Restoration

Dunes Beach portion of Half Moon Bay State Beach 12 Young Ave,, Half Moon Bay, CA

We will invite new volunteers to join a core group of State Parks and California State Parks Foundation volunteers at Half Moon Bay State Beach. Volunteers will work on an on-going habitat restoration project, removing invasive species and preparing areas for planting with native species. The project will include a focus on the importance of …

Free

Senderos: Comunidad en la naturaleza (Community in Nature) – CA State Parks Week

Sugarloaf Ridge State Park 2605 Adobe Canyon Rd, Kenwood

¡Acompañenos en una caminata por la naturaleza! Invitamos a la comunidad Latina y a quienes trabajan con ella y para ella a venir a un recorrido en Sugarloaf como parte de la primera anual Semana de los Parques Estatales de California (CA State Parks Week; June 14-18) presentado por California State Parks, Save the Redwoods …

Free

Crystal Cove State Park Partnership Day

Berns Amphitheater - Lower Moro Day Use Area - Crystal Cove State Park 8471 N. Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA

Weeding to help restore habitat in the Bowl at Moro Canyon.

Volunteer at Ford Ord Dunes State Park with CSPF!

Fort Ord Dunes State Park Parking lot,, Marina, CA

Natural Resources Volunteer Day with California State Parks Foundation Volunteer with our partners at CSPF to help protect sensitive habitat! We will be removing invasive, non-native vegetation and collecting litter from the historic Ft. Ord Dunes. Join us at the main Ft. Ord Dunes parking lot at the end of 8th Street in Marina. Please …

Guided Hike/Volunteer Work Day with Napa Open Space District

Bothe- Napa Valley State Park 3801 St Helena Highway N., Calistoga

In support of State Parks Week's Stewardship Day, Napa Open Space District Staff will be leading a guided hike and light volunteer workday from 9:00 a.m. to noon. The hike will be approximately 3.5 miles covering park overview, history and looking at forest recovery from the 2020 Glass Fire. Participants will work on brushing a …

Free

StoryWalk at Lake Oroville

Lake Oroville State Recreation Area 930 Garden Dr, Oroville, CA

StoryWalk - Come stroll along one of the park's beautiful trails around the North Forebay with your little ones and read pages from an illustrated children's book. This event encourages our young readers to enjoy the story while visiting our park's open spaces. Hands on educational activities are available to strengthen the story's message. StoryWalk® …

Free

Citizen Scientists needed for FLOW program at Visitor Center

Bolsa Chica State Beach Visitor Center 17851 PCH, Huntington Beach, CA

Become a Citizen Scientist by testing water samples to determine what lurks in our ocean at Bolsa Chica State Beach. Meet us at the Visitor Center.

Free

StoryWalk

William B Ide Adobe SHP 21659 Adobe Road, Red Bluff, CA

Come stroll along one of the park's beautiful trails that follow the Sacramento River with your little ones and read pages from an illustrated children's book. This event encourages our young readers to enjoy the story while visiting our park's open spaces. Hands on educational activities are available to strengthen the story's message. StoryWalk® Project …

Free

Pudding Creek Beach Clean Up

Pudding Creek Silvergate Parking Lot 1121 N Main St, Fort Bragg, CA

Volunteer with park partners and staff to clean up Pudding Creek Beach at MacKerricher SP. MendoParks will provide bags, gloves, etc. but if you have litter getters please pack them along with your water, layers, hat, and sunscreen. Location: Pudding Creek Silvergate Parking Lot (between the Beachcomber and Surf & Sand hotels off Hwy 1) …

Free

Juneteenth Celebration at Folsom Lake

Negro Bar Day Use Area, Folsom Lake SRA Negro Bar Day Use Area, Folsom, CA

Juneteenth Celebration - Exact coordination of events still in progress

Free

Columbia SHP Volunteer Open House

Eagle Cottage, Columbia State Historic Park 371500400, Columbia, CA

Interested in volunteering for Columbia State Historic Park? Attend this informative open house to learn about the many ways you can support the park as a state park volunteer. Opportunities exist that include becoming a living history docent, providing special event support, performing historical research, assisting with historical costuming, and working in the park museum.

Free

Marshall Gold Discovery SHP @ El Dorado County Fair

El Dorado County Fairgrounds 100 Placerville Drive, Placerville, CA

MGDSHP has a booth set up at El Dorado County Fair. We are currently working on themes for June 16: Health and Wellness Day, June 17: Stewardship Day, June 18: Partnership Day/Volunteer Day. Each of these 3 days we will represent the Parks Week theme at the fairgrounds.

Free

Meet our Partner, Calaveras Big Trees Association

Calaveras Big Trees Visitor Center 1170 East, CA-4, Arnold, CA

Meet Calaveras Big Trees Association (CBTA) at the Visitor Center. CBTA is a non-profit partner of Calaveras Big Trees State Park and with their partnership California State Parks is able to provide educational and interpretive programs that inspire stewardship and foster connections.

Free

“Thank You, Volunteers” Public Walk

Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve Visitor Center 12600 North Torrey Pines Road, San Diego, CA

Looking to head outdoors? The docents at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve invite you to join then for an easy to moderate two-hour long hike. Explore our beautiful reserve and learn interesting facts about its natural and cultural history. See you at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve!

Free

Asilomar Ramble

Asilomar Social Hall - Asilomar Conference Grounds 800 Asilomar Ave, Pacific Grove, CA

This 1-hour 20-minute history tour of the Asilomar Conference Grounds begins at the Asilomar Social Hall. Explore women’s history at Asilomar as a YWCA (Young Women’s Christian Association) summer camp and conference ground, Julia Morgan architecture, and the continued conference grounds legacy thanks to the partnership between CA State Parks and Asilomar Concessionaire, Aramark. Easy …

Free

Trail Cleanup at San Onofre State Beach

San Onofre State Beach, San Mateo Campground Campfire Center 830 Cristianitos Road San Clemente, San Clemente, CA

Short daytime campfire program at San Mateo Campground. After program break into 2 separate groups and do trail clean ups. Group 1 trail to Trestles & beach clean up. Group 2 head inland to Parcel 1 and trail clean up. SOPF pop up shop in Day Use Parking lot.

Free

Volunteer Open House at Doheny SB Visitor Center

Doheny State Beach Visitor Center 25300 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, CA

Volunteer Open House at Visitor Center; learn about volunteer opportunities from a Foundation Board member

Free

Partnership and Volunteer Day at Fort Tejon

Fort Tejon State Historic Park 4201 Fort Tejon Road, Lebec, CA

A virtual presentation and tour of Fort Tejon SHP about partnership/volunteer opportunities.

Free

Volunteers and Partnerships

Wilder Ranch Interpretive Center, Wilder Ranch State Park 1401 Coast Rd, Santa Cruz, CA

Wilder Ranch’s monthly living history day on Saturday, June 18 will feature booths in the historic complex highlighting our many docent and partner organizations that contribute to this working ranch.  Living history demonstrations, animal tours and ranch tours will be offered throughout the event.

Estuary Kayak Tour

Online

Keep wildlife wild and recreate responsibly. Sealife Steward volunteers launch a LIVE kayak tour of Morro Bay's estuary on Facebook @MorroBayStateParks to share tips how we can all protect wildlife while exploring Morro Bay State Park.

Free

Angel Island Volunteer Day

Angel Island State Park 41 Pier, San Francisco

Volunteers will help spruce up Ayala Cove near the ferry dock by cleaning, removing invasive plants, and getting ready for summer. Wear layers, bring gloves and water bottle. RSVP to tours.angelisland@parks.ca.gov for ferry info, project will be held between 10:30am-1:00pm (ferry timing varies depending on ferry choice from San Francisco or Tiburon).

Free

Partnership/Volunteer Day at Antelope Valley

Antelope Valley Indian Museum SHP 15701 East Avenue M, Lancaster, CA

A California Indian artist will provide demonstrations of indigenous art at the Antelope Valley Indian Museum SHP.

Free

Joss House Heritage Garden Volunteer Project

Weaverville Joss House SHP South West corner of Highway 299 and Oregon Street, Weaverville, CA

Join park staff and get your hands dirty as we clean up the Heritage Garden. The park's garden has missed tending hands during the pandemic and the strength of the Tiger is behind us as we recharge the beauty in the garden.

Free

What a Bird Eats? A Walking Tour of Benicia SRA

Benicia SRA 1 State Park Rd, Benicia, CA

A walking tour of the salt marshes at Benicia SRA where we discuss what a bird eats. Focus for this walk will be on three bird families and identifying how their diet (the food they eat) is dictated by unique adaptations each family has.

Free

The Partners and Volunteers of Monterey State Historic Park

Monterey State Historic Park 20 Custom House Plaza, Monterey, CA

Come explore Monterey State Historic Park on an hour-long guided history walk. We’ll learn the many ways that park partners and volunteers help to enhance our visitors’ experience while strolling past some of California’s most historic sites. Begin at the historic Custom House adjacent to Fishermen’s Wharf, downtown Monterey. Easy walk - approx. 0.5 miles.Type: …

$10.00

Partnership/Volunteer Day at Point Cabrillo

Point Cabrillo Light Station SHP 13800 Point Cabrillo Dr, Mendocino, CA

From greeting visitors, to polishing the historic lens, volunteers do it all at Point Cabrillo. Celebrate PCLK volunteers and explore volunteer opportunities with light snacks at the picnic tables in the yard of First Assistant Lightkeeper’s House. 12-3. Past, present and future volunteers welcome. There will be cake!

Free

Volunteer Open House at Sonoma State Historic Park

Sonoma State Historic Park 20 E Spain St #5729, Sonoma, CA

Interested in volunteering for Sonoma State Historic Park? Attend an informative open house to learn about the many ways you can support the park as a state park volunteer. Volunteers will also be on site offering free tours of some of Sonoma State Historic Park's most historic sites from 1pm-3pm.

Free

Become a San Juan Bautista State Historic Park volunteer and join the past!

San Juan Bautista SHP 19 Franklin St., San Juan Bautista, CA

Did you ever want to time travel? At San Juan Bautista State Historic Park, you can travel back in time, as a volunteer! Join us for a tour of the many volunteer opportunities that San Juan has to offer, such as blacksmithing, tortilla making, historic card playing, and much more.

Free

The Partners and Volunteers of Monterey State Historic Park

Monterey State Historic Park 20 Custom House Plaza, Monterey, CA

Come explore Monterey State Historic Park on an hour-long guided history walk. We’ll learn the many ways that park partners and volunteers help to enhance our visitors’ experience while strolling past some of California’s most historic sites. Begin at the historic Custom House adjacent to Fishermen’s Wharf, downtown Monterey. Easy walk - approx. 0.5 miles.Type: …

$10.00

Volunteer & Partnership Dune Restoration Day at Carpinteria State Beach

Carpinteria State Beach 205 Palm Ave, Carpinteria, CA

Come join the celebration at Carpinteria State Beach! We would like to thank our volunteers and community partners that make our California State Parks and communities better places. On June 18th from 1 to 3 PM we invite you to meet our local volunteers and partners, celebrate their work and help improve your local state …

Free

Point Sur State Historic Park Volunteer Day

Historic Point Sur Naval Facility 15 miles south of Carmel along Highway 1, Big Sur, CA

Meet at the Point Sur Naval Facility entrance located off Hwy. 1. Learn about the volunteer work being conducted with CA State Parks at the Historic Point Sur Naval Facility. Two-hour, easy-moderate walk; visitors should wear good walking shoes, sun protection, and bring water. Tour proceeds go to the ongoing restoration of this historic park.Type: …

$15.00