Historic Ground Tours at Wilder Ranch


Repeats every week every Sunday and every Saturday until Sat Apr 12 2025.
Saturday, March 23, 2024 - 13:00

Discover what life was like a century ago on this innovative dairy ranch.

Native Animal Portraits Pastel Painting

Date: Saturday, August 10, 2024 -

14:00 to 16:00

Play with expressive color using pastels to create gorgeous native wildlife portraits.

California State Parks Backpacking Adventures - In Pursuit of Perseids


Sunday, August 11, 2024 (All day) to Tuesday, August 13, 2024 (All day)

Journey across our rugged ridgeline to watch shooting stars in the quiet and darkness of the backcountry on this 1-night, 2-day trip through Castle Rock State Park and Sanborn County Park.

Castro Adobe Open House


Repeats every month on May, June, September, November on the third Saturday until Mon Dec 09 2024. Also includes Sun Apr 21 2024, Sun Aug 11 2024, Sun Oct 13 2024, Sun Dec 08 2024.
Sunday, April 21, 2024 -
10:30 to 15:30

This 90-minute tour is led by State Park docents who will share the history of the Castro family, and the two-story adobe hacienda built over 170 years ago.

Castro Adobe Grand Reopening


Repeats every month 3 times. Also includes Sun Aug 11 2024, Sat Sep 21 2024.
Saturday, June 15, 2024 - 10:30

The Castro Adobe has been restored and enriched with museum-quality exhibits, thanks to our caring community working through a special collaboration between California State Parks and