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Park Access

To ensure an excellent state parks system — one that is relevant for all Californians — we advocate to connect all Californians to the outdoors, emphasize a priority to get youth outdoors and strengthen the connection between park access and health and wellness.

Young girl on wildflower trail
Pathways to Parks

Where every Californian can bloom.

Two boys in wooded park
State parks: A valuable resource for youth health

Parks are a clear public health solution: new research demonstrates why equal access to the health and wellness benefits parks provide should be a right for all Californians.  

Our Impact
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in youth access grants this year.

Thanks to the work done by California State Parks Foundation I was able to meet with a remarkable group of kids who shared their stories of the important role nature can play in our lives.

Jennifer Siebel Newsom
First Partner