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Upcoming Events at All Parks in November, 2014

Tijuana Estuary - Nature Walk

Every 2nd and 4th Saturday 1:00am to 12:00pm. The Tijuana Estuary protects a variety of plant communities and wildlife. Come and discover the richness that unfolds around the Visitor Center, be it u ...

Wilder Ranch Coast Nature Walks

Saturdays, November 1, 8, 22 and 29 at 11am On these two-hour natural history excursions you will explore the plants, animals, and geology of the spectacular coastal bluffs. Meet at the Wilder Ranch ...

Guided Tours of the Monarch Grove

Tours of the Monarch Grove -- October through January Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00 & 2:00 Join a Docent Naturalist for a tour of the state designated monarch butterfly preserve at Natural Bri ...

Silver Strand SB – Junior Rangers

Time: 3:30pm-4:30pm Kids age 7 to 12 are invited to these outdoor activities which include walks, presentations, games, investigations, art, and more! Kids can earn the Junior Ranger badge and o ...

MacKerricher SP - Nature Walks

Time: 9:00-11:00 a.m. Saturdays Meet at Lake Cleone parking lot Join California State Parks and the Mendocino Area Parks Association for a Nature Walk at MacKerricher State Park. Park Interpr ...

Redwood Loop Walk

Big Basin Redwoods State Park Located 9 miles outside of Boulder Creek on Hwy 236 (831) 338-8883 Redwood Loop Walk Every Saturday and Sunday at 11 am and 2 pm AND Friday, November 28 at 11 am and 2 ...

Crystal Cove SP - Tidepool Walk

Time: 2pm Enjoy a super -0.7 low tide at Crystal Cove State Park where a volunteer will lead a guided tidepool walk to Pelican Point on Saturday, November 22 at 2:00pm. A volunteer will help ...

Crystal Cove SP - Backcountry Hike

Time: 9am Enjoy a guided moderate to strenuous 3-5-mile backcountry hike on Saturday, November 22 at 9am and learn about the plants and animals that call Crystal Cove State Park home. Mee ...

Crystal Cove SP - Photography Walk

Time: 3pm - Sunset Learn how to take beautiful photos of seascapes, the cottages, and sunset on a docent led Photography Walk at Crystal Cove State Park on Sunday, November 23 from 3:00pm unti ...

Crystal Cove SP - Tidepool Walk

Time: 2pm Enjoy a guided tidepool walk to Little Treasure Cove on Sunday, November 23 at 2pm when the tide will fall to a super low -0.8 . A volunteer will help identify animals and describe ...

Coffee Talk and Crafts

Coffee Talk and Crafts Sunday, November 23 from 9-12 AND Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 27 from 9:30-1:30 Come to the Sempervirens Room next to Park Headquarters for free coffee or hot chocolate! T ...

The Hidden Descent

The Hidden Descent Sunday, November 23 at 10 am Feel like the first person to explore a new forest! We hike upward on the Dool Trail and have a snack at Ocean View Summit. Continuing along Middle Ri ...

Salton Sea SRA - Kayak the Sea

Friends of the Salton Sea SRA and California State Parks announce another great season on the water. Our programs are designed for entry level kayakers. Prior experience is not necessary. Most p ...

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. T ...

Guided Tours of the Monarch Grove

Tours of the Monarch Grove -- October through January Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00 & 2:00 Join a Docent Naturalist for a tour of the state designated monarch butterfly preserve at Natural Bri ...

ASL Nature Walk:"The Miracle of Redwoods"

Butano State Park 1500 Cloverdale Rd., Pescadero, CA 94060, (650) 879-2040 www.friendsofbutano.blogspot.com or facebook.com/ButanoStatePark ASL Nature Walk: “The Miracle of Redwoods” Sunday, Nove ...

Crystal Cove SP - Sea Glass Jewelry

Time: 10-4 Enjoy a free sea glass jewelry making activity each Wednesday (11/5, 11/12, 11/19, & 11/26) from 10-4 in the Education Commons in the Historic District at Crystal Cove State Par ...

Meteor Trail Hike

Meteor Trail Hike Friday, November 28 at 10 am Join docent Kathy Willott on one of our most diverse hikes—by mountain streams, oak woodlands, chaparral and redwoods. You’ll discuss forests, flowers ...

Crystal Cove SP - Beachside Chat

Time: 11am - 2pm Learn about some of the fun and interesting animals that live at Crystal Cove State Park on Saturdays, November 1, 8, & 29 from 11-2pm at the Historic District Education Commo ...

MacKerricher SP - Nature Walks

Time: 9:00-11:00 a.m. Saturdays Meet at Lake Cleone parking lot Join California State Parks and the Mendocino Area Parks Association for a Nature Walk at MacKerricher State Park. Park Interpr ...

Silver Strand SB – Junior Rangers

Time: 3:30pm-4:30pm Kids age 7 to 12 are invited to these outdoor activities which include walks, presentations, games, investigations, art, and more! Kids can earn the Junior Ranger badge and o ...

Guided Tours of the Monarch Grove

Tours of the Monarch Grove -- October through January Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00 & 2:00 Join a Docent Naturalist for a tour of the state designated monarch butterfly preserve at Natural Bri ...

Wilder Ranch Coast Nature Walks

Saturdays, November 1, 8, 22 and 29 at 11am On these two-hour natural history excursions you will explore the plants, animals, and geology of the spectacular coastal bluffs. Meet at the Wilder Ranch ...

Guided Tours of the Monarch Grove

Tours of the Monarch Grove -- October through January Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00 & 2:00 Join a Docent Naturalist for a tour of the state designated monarch butterfly preserve at Natural Bri ...

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. T ...

Salton Sea SRA - Kayak the Sea

Friends of the Salton Sea SRA and California State Parks announce another great season on the water. Our programs are designed for entry level kayakers. Prior experience is not necessary. Most p ...

Crystal Cove SP - Family Hike

Time: 9am Autumn is a wonderful time to learn about our local nature. Join a park naturalist on a family hike at Crystal Cove State Park to learn about the plants and animals living in the park on ...