History of California State Parks

California State Parks commemorates 150 years of resource stewardship and public enjoyment that began with one simple, yet far-reaching idea.

Please Note: The slide shows does not have audio.

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4
Beginnings Into the Late 19th &
20th Centuries
Into the 40s, 50s & 60s —
Growth and Popularity
The 70s to Today —
280 Treasures

Part 1, Beginnings

Part 2, Into the Late 19th & 20th Centuries

Part 3, Into the 40s, 50s & 60s — Growth and Popularity

Part 4, The 70s to Today — 280 Treasures