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Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve SNR

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Auburn Mounted Trail Patrol

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Auburn State Recreation Area - Mounted Assistance Unit

The Mounted Assistance Unit performs volunteer patrol duties at the Auburn State Recreation Area, augmenting official regular patrols by Park Rangers.

Auburn SRA volunteers assist park staff by protecting the natural and cultural resources of the park, performing needed trails and facilities maintenance, promoting safe and responsible recreation practices to park visitors, providing public education and interpretation to inspire stewardship.

Members provide information and assistance to park visitors concerning trail conditions, directions, park use fees, and park rules and regulations.

MAU participates in trail improvement and maintenance projects, and in education and interpretation that complements MAU’s mission in the park (i.e., trail etiquette or member recruitment).

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Bay Area District

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Big Basin Redwoods State Park

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CA State Parks Monterey District

California State Parks - Angeles District

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California State Parks - Channel Coast District

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California State Parks - Diablo Range District

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California State Parks - Great Basin District

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California State Parks - Oceano Dunes District

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California State Parks - Sierra District

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California State Parks - Sonoma-Mendocino Coast District

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Canyon Keepers

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Auburn State Recreation Area - Canyon Keepers

The Auburn State Recreation Area Canyon Keepers is a volunteer group that promotes healthy recreation by providing assistance and information for visitors to the state park. They organize hikes, conduct trail maintenance, provide guided history walks, maintain a native garden, remove litter, perform roving trail education, and assist the professional ranger staff through volunteer work.

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Castle Rock SP/Portola Redwoods SP

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Central Valley District

Indian Grinding Rock SHP Volunteer Program

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Coastal Programs

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Empire Mine State Historic Park

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Forest of Nisene Marks SP/New Brighton SB

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Fort Ross State Historic Park

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Friends of the Elephant Seal

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Half Moon Bay State Parks

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Henry Cowell Redwoods

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Henry W. Coe State Park

Uniformed Volunteer Program at Henry W. Coe State Park

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Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park

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Malibu Creek Docents

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Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park

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Montane Sector Parks

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Mount Diablo State Park

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Natural Bridges

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NCRD Natural and Cultural Resource Programs

North Coast Redwoods District Natural Resource Volunteer Program

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Point Lobos State Natural Reserve

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Railtown 1897 State Historic Park

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Photo Club

Railtown photo club take photographs and video of activities throughout the park for use in volunteer recognition, social media marketing, etc.

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Santa Cruz District

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Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park

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South Yuba River State Park

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Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods

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Trione-Annadel State Park

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Wilder Ranch State Park

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Wilder Ranch's Natural Beauty

Wilder Ranch has opportunities both coast-side and mountain-side of Highway 1, which divides the park. Lead tours with ocean views on the Old Cove Landing trail! There are birds, harbor seals, whales, plants and more that park visitors are just waiting for you to tell them about. Lead monthly backcountry hikes to show intermediate hikers some of our most popular trails, and help them connect with the history and nature of Wilder Ranch

Opportunities include:

Leading birding walks along the Old Cove Landing trail to help visitors spot and identify local birds

Leading coastal walks to show park guests the trail and inform them about the local flora and fauna

Roving at the Wilder Beach Overlook to answer visitor's questions

Leading or co-leading backcountry hikes. These hikes are around 5 hours, 8 miles with 1,000 feet of elevation gain. 

and more! For questions or more information, contact wilderranch@ports.ca-us

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