Earth Day Celebration

Save the date: annual Earth Day celebration

On Saturday, April 13, 2019, volunteers will come together to make a difference in state parks across California for our 21st annual Earth Day celebration! This year we will host special volunteer projects focused on climate resiliency and, for the first time ever, we’re expanding our celebration to include family-friendly open houses at five state parks across California Open house sites will offer guided park explorations, arts and crafts and much more! See the full list of open house and workday sites to the right.

Get ready to celebrate this day of service with California State Parks Foundation by:

  • Saving the date - mark your calendars for our 21st annual Earth Day celebration on Saturday, April 13!
  • Staying up to date - follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for updates and more ways you can help leading up to Earth Day
  • Check your email - subscribe to our monthly E-News and look for an email announcing volunteer registration soon!


Last year, 3,000 volunteers throughout California helped commemorate our 20th Earth Day celebration on Saturday, April 21. They constructed and updated structures for ADA compliance, cleared trash and cleaned graffiti, removed invasive plants and replaced them with native species, renovated campgrounds, maintained trails and more at 35 state parks.

Read a summary of your Earth Day impact on our blog!

Open Houses

China Camp State Park
Half Moon Bay State Beach
Folsom Lake State Recreation Area
Old Town San Diego State Historic Park
Rio de Los Angeles State Park

Volunteer Projects

Angel Island State Park
Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook
Candlestick Point State Recreation Area
Benicia State Recreation Area
Carpinteria State Beach
Chino Hills State Park
Colonel Allensworth State Historic Park
Cuyamaca Rancho State Park
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
Millerton Lake State Recreation Area
Montaña de Oro State Park
Mount Diablo State Park
Palomar Mountain State Park
Silverwood Lake State Recreation Area
South Carlsbad State Beach

California State Parks Foundation

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