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Sierra State Parks Foundation

  • Parks & Recreation Facilities, State Park
  • Chamber Member
1295 North Lake Blvd
Tahoe City, California 96145
(530) 583-9911
Hours:
Office Hours, Tahoe City: M-F 9:00-4:30pm
Historic House Tours: Memorial Day- September 30, yearly

About Us

The Sierra State Parks Foundation is the official cooperating association for seven California State Parks in the Lake Tahoe-Donner region. We are a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with read more
  • About

    The Sierra State Parks Foundation is the official cooperating association for seven California State Parks in the Lake Tahoe-Donner region. We are a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with the mission of providing critically needed financial and professional support for education, interpretation, restoration and preservation consistent with the mission of California State Parks.

    SSPF provides support to seven California State Parks: Washoe Meadows, Emerald Bay, DL Bliss, Ed Z’Berg Sugar Pine Point, Donner Memorial as well as Tahoe, Kings Beach State Recreation Areas.

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    Thursday Jul 19, 2018
    Join us for a special evening at Emerald Bay State Park and the incomparable Vikingsholm castle. Following a unique “behind the scenes” tour, guests will enjoy wine from Lucchesi Winery and hors d’oeuvres in the courtyard of Vikingsholm. Helen Smith will host an informal conversation about her experiences spending 14 summers at Vikingsholm as a guest of Lora Knight, the owner. Smith will present a signed copy of her book “Vikingsholm”, a guide she authored, to every guest. ...read more
    Saturday Jul 21, 2018
    Our relationship with predators is driven by a fascination and primal curiosity. We tend to fear rare occurrences (such as large predator attacks on humans) over the common and every day ones (heart disease, car accidents, etc.) to the point of preemptively eliminating those extremely slim possibilities. One example is the killing of cougars by recreational sport-hunting or prophylactic control methods – the kill strategy. It is assumed that an overly simplistic approach is sustainable, and will achieve conservation. Dr. Hopkins argues that these “traditional kill strategies” not only do little to reduce conflict, but more importantly do little to conserve the species. ...read more
    Friday Jul 27, 2018
    Bluegrass concert at Sugar Pine Point State Park ...read more