Latest Past Events

Poetry in the Park

Empire Mine State Historic Park 10791 Empire Street, Grass Valley

History, nature, and poetry beautifully collide for “Poetry in the Park” at Empire Mine. For the second year, Nevada County Poet Laureate Kirsten Casey worked with local students on the basics of writing poetry and the revision process, using the history of Empire Mine as a source of inspiration for their poems. On a beautiful sunny […]

Spring Volunteer Training for All 3 Parks!

Volunteer in the beautiful California State Parks of the Sierra foothills! There are a wide variety of volunteer opportunities at Empire Mine State Historic Park, South Yuba River State Park, and Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park to match any interest. Volunteers can participate in any or all of the following activities after completing comprehensive training. Empire Mine SHP: […]

Springfest at Bridgeport

South Yuba River State Park 17660 Pleasant Valley Road, Penn Valley

Join us for the SpringFest Annual Event at South Yuba River State Park on Saturday, April 6, from 10am to 4pm. Delve into the vibrant world of native wildflowers and their crucial role in the local ecosystem. Explore the impact of nonnative plants and learn methods of invasive species removal in the region. Shelly Covert […]