More than 35,000 people ventured into 116 state parks throughout California for Green Friday the day after Thanksgiving, an event hosted by Save the Redwoods League, California State Parks, and California State Parks Foundation. The event raised awareness of the state park system and promoted enjoyment and appreciation of California’s beautiful state parks.

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