California State Parks Unveils Exhibit at the 2014 California State Fair

Sacramento, California - California State Parks invites visitors of this year’s California State Fair to stop by the State Parks exhibit. The exhibit is located in Building #3, and will feature the history of State Parks past, present and future as well as various types of recreation, and natural and cultural resources.

"California State Parks represents the diversity of our state’s natural and cultural resources, and we are very excited to be a part of this year’s State Fair, and to bring a visually dynamic exhibit that showcases a bit of State Parks to the thousands of visitors of this event," said Lisa Mangat, Acting Director, California State Parks. "This is a unique opportunity to share the Department's historic milestones, diversity and role they play in California's history and identity."

Visitors of the California State Parks exhibit will also get the opportunity to view and give input on some cabin models created by California Polytechnic University, Pomona engineering students in collaboration with State Parks and the Parks Forward Commission that may soon enhance camping opportunities at State Parks.

In addition, the exhibit will feature various forms of recreation from the Off-Highway Vehicle and Boating and Waterways Divisions, as well as outreach and education programs, grants to local communities, and information on visiting and volunteering at State Parks.

For more than 160 years, the California State Fair has showcased the best of California. The best will be celebrated once again at the California State Fair July 11 – 27 at Cal Expo. Tickets to the Fair start as low as $10 for adults, $6 for children, $8 for seniors and $29.99 for a season pass.

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