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It’s in Our Nature

Photo: Pigeon Point Light Station State Historic Park

Parks California is on a mission to make our state parks and public lands welcoming, inclusive and climate-resilient spaces where all people throughout California truly feel at home.


By expanding funding for innovative programs, amenities, and resources, Parks California works to improve park experiences for all visitors while protecting the natural diversity of our 280 state parks.


Expand Park Resources
Generate new funding sources to improve park visitor amenities and expand capacity.
Attract New Visitors
Engage younger, more diverse visitors to parks and public lands.
Partner on Improvements
Collaborate with public and private partners to foster authentic connections to nature

Tour de Parks California Bike Ride

Forty park enthusiasts embarked on a two-day 75-mile bike ride along the California coast from Candlestick Point State Recreation Area in San Francisco to Big Basin Redwoods State Park, with an overnight group camp at Half Moon Bay State Beach.



Parks California 2021 Annual Report

Last year, new partnerships sprouted, and existing partnerships grew deeper roots as we engaged with networks that support our shared vision with California State Parks for more welcoming, inclusive and climate-resilient parks. Explore the 2021 highlights—like reimagining a climate-smart future for parks or reducing transportation barriers to parks.

Read our Annual Report

Parks California in Urban Parks!

Learn about the exciting ways Parks California is partnering to support urban parks!


Photo: Stone Lagoon Visitor's Center

Parkspeak: Humboldt Lagoons State Park

Explore Humboldt Lagoons State Park with California State Parks, featuring special guests from the Yurok Tribe. In our first ParkSpeak of the year, we’ll celebrate the public opening of Stone Lagoon Visitor Center and its joint management agreement between California State Parks and the Yurok Tribe.

Watch ParkSpeak: Humboldt Lagoons State Park

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Together, we will make sure state parks remain resilient while meeting the evolving, lifelong needs of everyone in California. Join our community of incredible supporters at the level that works for you.

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