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Upcoming Events at All Parks in February, 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 ...

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 Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 1pm Monday, February 18 at 1pm How do these grand redwoods grow to be so old? So tall? How are they important to humans? Join us for this ...

Redwood Grove Loop Walk

Redwood Grove Loop Walk Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 1pm Monday, February 18 at 1pm How do these grand redwoods grow to be so old? So tall? How are they important to humans? Join us for this ...

Old Cove Landing Trail

Old Cove Landing Trail Saturday, February 2 at 11am Saturday, February 16 at 11am Saturday, February 22 at 11am On this 2.5 mile, 2-hour family friendly walk, we’ll explore the plants, anima ...

Snakes Alive!

Snakes Alive! Saturday, February 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 Semp ...

Wool and Weaving Demonstration

Wool and Weaving Demonstration 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, and 2:00pm Sheep were raised at the missions for their useful wool. Learn more about what type of sheep were at the missions and the pr ...

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, invest ...

Speaker Series: Insects Part I

Insects, Bugs, Arachnids, Oh My! Part I This winter join us at Lake Perris to discover the amazing natural and cultural history of the area! These family-friendly presentations typically last abo ...

Skill and Luck

Skill and Luck Saturday, February 23 at 1pm What kind of games did the Ohlone play? When the Spanish came did they bring games? Did the Ohlone still play their games during the missions? Come and ...

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 ...

Old Growth Redwood Tours

Old-Growth Redwood Tours Saturdays at noon Are there different kinds of redwoods? How do coastal redwoods grow to become the tallest organisms on earth? Why are there so few old growth trees left? ...

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& ...

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 ...

rideATAXIA

rideATAXIA consists of a 1, 6, and 12 mile cycling/run/walk route on the multi-use trail of the city of Huntington Beach. The route is for people of all abilities and benefits Friedreich's Ataxia Res ...

Campfire - Animal Songs

Where: Borrego Palm Canyon Campfire Center When: 7:00 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Nature Hike

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

Coffee Talk and Crafts

Coffee Talk and Crafts Sunday, February 24 from 9:30-12:30 Come to the Sempervirens Room next to park headquarters for free coffee or hot chocolate! This is a great way to start your day in Big Bas ...

Hike to Buzzard's Roost

Hike to Buzzard's Roost Sunday, February 24 at 10am Develop your hiking muscles with this challenging 5-mile round trip to Buzzard’s Roost. Join docent Steve Stolper for a hike to a dramatic ...

Redwood Grove Loop Walk

Redwood Grove Loop Walk Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 1pm Monday, February 18 at 1pm How do these grand redwoods grow to be so old? So tall? How are they important to humans? Join us for this ...

Exploring Big Basin

Exploring Big Basin Tuesday, February 5 at 9:30am Tuesday, February 26 at 9:30am Learn about redwoods, forest plants, fires, geology, history and more on these fun, varied hikes with docent Diane S ...

ABF - Monthly Members Hike

When: 8:30 a.m. (3.5 hours) Meet at the State Park Store in the Mall. Join ABF for our monthly member hikes. Led by Park Rangers, retired Park Rangers, and various Park enthusiasts, these hikes ...

Hike - Lute Fault

Where: Meet at the call box across from Thimble Trail When: 2:30 p.m. (3 hours) Earthquake geology, local history and desert plant life will be the focus of this hike. Meet Volunteer Naturalis ...

Hike - Cool Canyon

When: 9:00 a.m. (4 hours) Join Mary Ekelund and Paul Larson on a cool trip up Cool Canyon. We'll hike up many dry falls in the higher country where the flora is different from that of the desert ...