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New State Park Celebrates Art

Parks California President and CEO Kindley Walsh Lawlor joined local artist Jose “Pepe” Muñóz to show how the arts and parks can come together to benefit the community.

A New Report Examines Five Years of Our Unique Partnership With California State Parks

June 26, 2024 As we celebrate five years of partnership with California State Parks this year, we asked Potrero Group—a consulting firm with expertise in public lands—to take a look at what has been learned from our partnership, so far. Through this effort, Potrero also provides guidance to other park systems that want to establish […]

California State Parks Invites Public and Media to Official Opening of Newest State Park, Dos Rios, on June 12

The opening coincides with the launch of the Third Annual California State Parks Week June 12-16 For Immediate Release June 5, 2024 Contacts: Adeline Yee, Information Officer IICalifornia State Robin CarrLandis Communications SACRAMENTO, Calif.— Californians will soon be able to “restore, recreate, reconnect, and take refuge” at California’s newest state park, Dos Rios. […]

Reviving Big Basin Redwoods State Park through Art

Art has long served as an inspiration to visit California parks. For years, works of paint and prose transported viewers to the wondrous mountains, beaches and deserts of California, fueling a desire to witness these landscapes firsthand. Today, contemporary artists continue to capture the essence of California parks, employing diverse mediums and styles to convey […]

Free Event at Candlestick Point State Recreation Area on Saturday, May 18

Growing Together Day includes Activities For All Ages, Art Installation with Community-Centered Mural Creation WHEN: Saturday, May 18 community event from Noon – 4 p.m. PDT WHAT: California State Parks and Parks California will host a free community celebration at Candlestick Point State Recreation Area (SRA), called Growing Together Day, to celebrate this unique 252-acre […]

Parks California Announces $1 Million Donation from BMO

Multi-Year Investment Will Support Programs that Increase Equitable Access to State Parks and Create Economic Opportunities for Underserved Groups SACRAMENTO, Calif. – April 30, 2024 – Parks California, the statutory non-profit partner to California State Parks, is proud to announce a multi-year, $1 million partnership with BMO. The four-year grant is among the largest-ever donations […]