Parks Forward

Castle Rock Visitor Center: A Welcome Development

The plan to spruce up Castle Rock State Park and attract more visitors, proposed by Sempervirens Fund, reflects new ideas about access.

For State Parks, A Whole New Direction

"We are an aging white movement," one speaker told the audience at the Sept. 9 Parks Forward workshop in Santa Cruz, intended to gather ideas for updating state parks. Photo by Hilltromper.

Suggestions for revamping California State Parks poured in at the first workshop of the Parks Forward commission—including some that would have been unthinkable a few years ago.