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Hey boaters! A temporary emergency drought barrier is being installed in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. For information on boating detours and estimated travel times check here:
Thanks to the BoatCA app, finding a life jacket is the exact opposite of finding a needle in a haystack. Download it for free now to find life jacket loan stations near you.
When was the last time you gave your life jacket a good washing? Here's how to clean and store your life jacket after a great day on the water.
Trying to find the right boating safety course? Well look no further, click here for a list of approved courses. Then apply for your #CABoaterCard
Find relief, fast. Download the free Pumpout Nav app to locate your nearest floating restroom, pumpout station, or dump station.
Although it is our mission to keep Californians outdoors & active, it is also our duty to keep Californians safe. So, in order to help #FlattenTheCurve , please postpone road trips to destination parks & beaches.
San Onofre SB is temp closed until further notice. Visitation surges & the inability to practice #PhysicalDistancing resulted in the closure of this favorite surfing spot. Your safety and the safety of your family is our #1 priority. #StayLocalSaveLives
California State Parks Temporarily Closes All Campgrounds in the State Park System: Non-campground outdoor areas of parks, including trails and beaches remain open. Read the release here:
Please don’t go to a park this weekend for Easter egg hunts. If you’re looking for some fresh air, try your front and back yards…indoor egg hunts work very well too. Until then, please #StayHomeSaveLives and #FlattenTheCurve .