California State Parks Foundation is a member-supported nonprofit dedicated
to protecting, improving and advocating for all of California’s state parks.
Take Action to Protect National Parks
Take Action and urge your Congressional representative to hold the new Secretary of the Interior accountable for protecting our public lands and national parks
Youth Art Contest
Winners of our 2nd annual Youth Art Contest have been announced! View our online Youth Art Contest gallery and learn how California’s youth are inspired by their experiences “Discovering State Parks.”
San Onofre Saved!
A historic victory ends a 15-year battle over San Onofre State Beach and permanently protects this and other public lands from toll road development.
Volunteer in State Parks
Our Park Champions volunteer days take place all over the state. Find an upcoming workday near you. Sign up today.
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Take ownership of your state parks by making a powerful investment of your time. Volunteers play an increasingly important role in helping to keep state parks vibrant.
Visit a State Park
The best way to show support for state parks is to visit them (and pay your entrance fees!), and be reminded about what wonderful resources they are for recreation, education and relaxation.
Voice your support for California’s 280 state parks by urging policymakers to enact much needed legislation that will help keep state parks open and protected. Sign up for CSPF action alerts so you can find out when extra help needed.