Geology Walk at Bridgeport

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

Join us at the SYRSP Bridgeport North Parking Lot entrance (near the front picnic table) for a short presentation about the geology of SYRSP; this will be followed by a 1.5-mile walk along the Buttermilk Bend Trail where we will discuss the geology and natural history of the park at selected stops. This walk will […]

Free

Humbug Day-Canceled this year, see you in 2021

Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park 23579 North Bloomfield Road, Nevada City, CA

Commemorate Malakoff Diggins’ Golden Olden Days as park staff and volunteers in period costume interpret our historic heritage at North Bloomfield, formerly Humbug, California. • Enjoy live music, games, crafts, food, and fun. • Tour the historic buildings and grounds, echoing with the ghosts of miners and early settlers or poke around the relics of by-gone horse & buggy days in the fascinating Ostrom Stable.

Free

Yuba River Cleanup

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

Yuba River Cleanup – September 16-27, 2020 Sierra Gold Parks Foundation is pleased to join SYRCL in the 23rd annual Yuba River cleanup. This year will be a different event, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Therefore, rather than one day of fun, this year’s cleanup will be spread across 12-days from September 16-27th. 2020. We […]

Art in Parks – Watercolor Painting

Empire Mine State Historic Park 10791 Empire Street, Grass Valley, CA

In honor of Arts, Culture and Creativity Month in California, we are hosting a series of “Art in Parks” events this April. On Saturday, April 9th, 10am-1pm, join celebrated local artist and illustrator Jerianne Van Dijk, along with other professional and amateur painters for painting at Empire Mine State Historic Park. Tour the amazing grounds of […]

Art in Parks – Plein Air

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

In honor of Arts, Culture and Creativity Month in California, we are hosting a series of “Art in Parks” events this April. On Saturday, April 23rd, 8:30am, join the Nevada County Plein Air Painters at South Yuba River State Park at Bridgeport. Spring at Bridgeport on the South Yuba River is an amazing time of the […]

Art in Parks – Photo Walk

Empire Mine State Historic Park 10791 Empire Street, Grass Valley, CA

In honor of Arts, Culture and Creativity Month in California, we are hosting a series of "Art in Parks" events this April. On Saturday, April 23rd, 2-4pm, join Erin Thiem (Visit Nevada City, Outside Inn and Inn Town Campground) for a 2-hour photo walk at Empire Mine State Historic Park. Tour the amazing grounds of […]

$5

Humbug History Day

Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park 23579 North Bloomfield Road, Nevada City, CA

California State Parks and Sierra Gold Parks Foundation are hosting the 57th anniversary of the establishment of Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park on Saturday, June 11th, 2022, 11am-4pm. $10/vehicle for parking; $9 for seniors. After a 2-year hiatus due to the epidemic, this annual celebration known as Humbug History Day is returning to commemorate California’s […]

$9 – $10

Heritage Rose Sale

Empire Mine State Historic Park 10791 Empire Street, Grass Valley, CA

Everything’s "Coming Up Roses" at Empire Mine State Historic Park What: Heritage Rose Sale from Estate Gardens, Empire Mine State Historic Park Where: Empire Mine State Historic Park, 10791 East Empire Street, Grass Valley, CA 95945 When: Saturday August 20, 2022 from 10 am until all sold Who: Sierra Gold Parks Foundation and park docent […]

Holidays at the Park

Empire Mine State Historic Park 10791 Empire Street, Grass Valley, CA

Holidays at the Park returns to Empire Mine State Historic Park, Friday, November 25, from 11am-4pm. Celebrate the holidays early 1900s’ style with a full day of family-friendly activities including candle dipping, tin punching, historic lawn games, chestnut roasting, tasty confections, elf scavenger hunt, live music, holiday photo booth, and you guessed it…a visit from […]

$5