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Save the Redwoods League: Mike Kahn
Cell: (415) 820-5861 | Email:

California State Parks: Gloria Sandoval
Cell: (916) 956-6814 | Email:

California State Parks Foundation: Linsey Fredenburg Humes
Cell: (916) 204-5210 | Email:

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Over 35,000 People Spent Black Friday Outdoors in California State Parks

California Park Organizations Invite You to Skip the Lines and Go Green on Black Friday

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Participating Parks, by County


  • Bethany Reservoir State Recreation Area


  • Grover Hot Springs State Park


  • Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park


  • Lake Oroville State Recreation Area


  • Calaveras Big Trees State Park

Contra Costa

  • Mount Diablo State Park

Del Norte

  • Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park
  • Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park

El Dorado

  • Auburn State Recreation Area
  • Ed Z’berg Sugar Pine Point State Park
  • Emerald Bay State Park
  • Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park


  • Millerton Lake State Recreation Area


  • Benbow State Recreation Area
  • Grizzly Creek Redwoods State Park
  • Humboldt Redwoods State Park
  • Patrick’s Point State Park
  • Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park
  • Richardson Grove State Park


  • Picacho State Recreation Area


  • Fort Tejon State Historic Park
  • Red Rock Canyon State Park
  • Tule Elk State Natural Reserve


  • Clear Lake State Park

Los Angeles

  • Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve State Natural Reserve
  • Leo Carrillo State Park
  • Malibu Creek State Park
  • Malibu Lagoon State Beach
  • Robert H. Meyer Memorial State Beach
  • Saddleback Butte State Park
  • Topanga State Park
  • Will Rogers State Historic Park


  • China Camp State Park
  • Mount Tamalpais State Park
  • Samuel P. Taylor State Park
  • Tomales Bay State Park


  • Hendy Woods State Park
  • Russian Gulch State Park
  • Standish-Hickey State Recreation Area
  • Van Damme State Park


  • George J. Hatfield State Recreation Area
  • McConnell State Recreation Area
  • Pacheco State Park
  • San Luis Reservoir State Recreation Area


  • Bodie State Historic Park
  • Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve


  • Bothe-Napa Valley State Park


  • Donner Memorial State Park
  • Empire Mine State Historic Park
  • Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park
  • South Yuba River State Park


  • Bolsa Chica State Beach
  • Chino Hills State Park
  • Crystal Cove State Park
  • Doheny State Beach
  • Huntington State Beach
  • San Clemente State Beach


  • Folsom Lake State Recreation Area
  • Kings Beach State Recreation Area


  • California Citrus State Historic Park
  • Lake Perris State Recreation Area
  • Mount San Jacinto State Park
  • Salton Sea State Recreation Area


  • Folsom Powerhouse State Historic Park

San Bernardino

  • Silverwood Lake State Recreation Area

San Diego

  • Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
  • Border Field State Park
  • Cardiff State Beach
  • Carlsbad State Beach
  • Cuyamaca Rancho State Park
  • Old Town San Diego State Historic Park
  • Palomar Mountain State Park
  • San Elijo State Beach
  • San Onofre State Beach
  • Silver Strand State Beach
  • South Carlsbad State Beach
  • Tijuana Estuary NP Point of Interest
  • Torrey Pines State Beach

San Joaquin

  • Caswell Memorial State Park

San Mateo

  • Año Nuevo State Park
  • Butano State Park
  • Half Moon Bay State Beach
  • Pomponio State Beach
  • Portola Redwoods State Park
  • San Gregorio State Beach

Santa Barbara

  • Carpinteria State Beach
  • El Capitán State Beach
  • Gaviota State Park
  • La Purísima Mission State Historic Park
  • Refugio State Beach

Santa Clara

  • Henry W. Coe State Park

Santa Cruz

  • Big Basin Redwoods State Park
  • Castle Rock State Park
  • Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
  • Manresa State Beach
  • Natural Bridges State Beach
  • New Brighton State Beach
  • Seacliff State Beach
  • Sunset State Beach
  • The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park
  • Wilder Ranch State Park


  • Castle Crags State Park
  • McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park


  • Benicia State Recreation Area


  • Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve
  • Austin Creek State Recreation Area
  • Fort Ross State Historic Park
  • Jack London State Historic Park
  • Salt Point State Park
  • Sonoma Coast State Park
  • Sonoma State Historic Park
  • Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
  • Trione-Annadel State Park


  • Colonel Allensworth State Historic Park


  • Point Mugu State Park
  • San Buenaventura State Beach