About Park Champions

CSPF’s Park Champions Program holds volunteer work days in state parks across California. This program was created in response to the unprecedented budget cuts that California State Parks face right now. In partnership with California State Parks, Park Champions provide consistent, sustainable volunteer support in the areas of park maintenance and beautification.

Park Champions projects improve the quality, safety and preservation of our state parks. Projects in the past year have included trail repair, invasive plant removal, habitat restoration, the rehabilitation of an historic orchard, fence construction, bridge construction, and re-painting park structures. If you enjoy volunteering outdoors, want to work with a fun group of people, and you want to make a difference in our state parks, then become a Park Champion and join us for the next work day happening near you!

Park Champions Sponsors, Links and Resources

Interested in corporate volunteering opportunities? Learn more!


Email us at, ParkChampions@calparks.org, or call our Programs Coordinator, Melissa, at (916) 442-2119.

Sponsors, Links & Resources

How to Sign Up for a Workday

Simply click on an event in the calendar, or one of the parks on the map below, to see project details and a signup link.

Green calendar events indicate work days for which you are already assigned.

Once you have signed up for an event, you can expect an email reminder within the week with directions and other details.

Upcoming Work Days

To participate, please login or register first.

Project Locations

Volunteers Under 18 years of Age

Volunteers ages 17 and under must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Please check the workday description for the recommended minimum age for each project and email ParkChampions@calparks.org with questions.

No Pet Policy

We love your furry friends, but please leave all pets at home. Pets are not permitted at Park Champions workdays.

California State Parks Foundation

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