California State Parks Foundation

What we do

California State Parks Foundation is an independent, member-supported nonprofit that mobilizes a diverse network of Californians to be active champions for our state parks.

At California State Parks Foundation, we believe that all Californians are essential to sustaining our state parks. Every day, we inform and inspire current and future generations of park champions, enabling them to be the passionate advocates our state parks need.

Because when we build a movement of park supporters, we ensure the long-term sustainability of our incredible state park treasures.

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Celebrate #GivingTuesday
Go All In For Parks this #GivingTuesday with California State Parks Foundation.
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Chino Hills State Park
Park Funding
Our state parks require the necessary support to reach their full potential and preserve our history, culture and natural wonders.
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Park Protection
California’s state parks are the crown jewels of the state and must be preserved and protected for future generations.
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What you can do
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Big Basin Redwoods State Park Sunset
Ongoing Wildfires and State Parks
Full or partial closures in California state parks.
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Together, this is our impact
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28,191

The number of people who took action and petition signatures in 2020 to save San Onofre State Beach. 

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FROM THE BLOG
A big win for parks: San Onofre State Beach Saved Forever 

We not only must live with our day-to-day decisions, but we must be responsible for long-range decisions, the results of which may not show up for several hundred years.

William Penn Mott, Jr.