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Russian Gulch State Park – Mendocino CA

Date added: February 24, 2008

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) improved Russian Gulch State Park, as it did most of the parks in California’s newly-launched state park system in the 1930s.  CCC Company 572 built a new park entrance and roads throughout the park, as… read more

Van Damme State Park Improvements – Little River CA

Date added: February 24, 2008

Van Damme State Park in Mendocino County CA was purchased by the state of California for its newly-established state park system in 1934, after the death of the landowner, Charles Van Damme. As with so many of the original California… read more

Sonoma Coast State Beach – Jenner CA

Date added: February 24, 2008

CCC Company 572 built a parking lot above the beach, put in an service road and a hiking trail down to the beach. The WPA constructed pit latrines at Salmon Creek, Portuguese and Schoolhouse Beaches. They cut trails at those… read more

Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park – Crescent City CA

Date added: February 23, 2008

CCC Company 1903, of Camp Prairie Creek, built a new entrance road and a park custodian’s residence. They built a campground near the Smith River with a footbridge over the river, connecting the campground with the ancient redwoods of the… read more

Little River State Beach Development – McKinleyville CA

Date added: February 23, 2008

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) first developed Little River State Beach in the early 1930s.  CCC enrollees built a park boundary fence, an entrance gate, a parking area, and a day-use picnic facility with tables, benches, stoves, cupboards, and restrooms…. read more

Live Oak Park Improvements – Berkeley CA

Date added: February 15, 2008

The WPA repaired the walks with gravel and oil, improved the sprinkling system, and re-landscaped as part of the WPA parks project in Berkeley.