Digital Content Library

California State Parks is dedicated to providing equitable access to our historic, natural, and cultural resources across the state.

Here you'll find a variety of resources for your students to access California State Parks from the comfort of their own homes.

These include Padlets, Virtual Tours, Live Streams, and curations from the Smithsonian Learning Lab. Be sure to share what you discover with us by posting on social media @PORTSprogram with #PORTSfan!

Using VR technology, the Coast Redwood Canopy App allows you to join scientists Steve Sillet and Jim Campbell Spickler as they explore the canopy of an old growth coast redwood tree, found along the north coast of California.

Discover Shasta State Historic Park through our 360 Virtual Tour!

California State Parks PORTS YouTube Channel

Check out the PORTS YouTube channel to find an abundance of videos from California State Parks interpreters across the state! While you're there, check out our many related channels created by individual State Parks.

The Pismo State Beach and Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area YouTube channel is chock full of resources to learn about everything from sand dune formation and butterfly migration to endangered species and our efforts to restore native habitat.

Explore Point Lobos State Natural Reserve on YouTube with California State Parks Interpreter Daniel!

Monterey State Historic Park is a collection of historic adobe buildings in downtown Monterey. Get an inside look at Monterey's unique history and and explore life in 19th century California.