JOIN THE SOUTH YUBA RIVER PARK ASSOCIATION
AND HELP PRESERVE A UNIQUELY BEAUTIFUL AND
South Yuba River Park Association Vision
Advance the enthusiasm for and vitality of the South Yuba River State Park by providing entertaining recreational opportunities, imparting the excitement of observing nature in action and bestowing a profound appreciation of its history and culture.
Department of Parks and Recreation Mission Statement:
The mission of the California Department of Parks and Recreation is to provide for the health, inspiration and education of the people of California by helping preserve the State´s extraordinary biological diversity, protecting it´s most valuable natural and cultural resources, and creating opportunities for high quality outdoor recreation.
SYRPA is a non-profit organization assisting the California Department of Parks and Recreation in the operation of South Yuba River State Park.
SYRPA Mission Statement:
SYRPA is a non-profit corporation founded to assist the California Department of Parks and Recreation in preserving, protecting, enhancing the South Yuba River State Park and all of its resources, man made and natural, and to promote the South Yuba River.
Docent and Visitor Activities
Each March, three volunteer cross-training classes are held at Empire Mine SHP followed by three classes specific to the South Yuba River SP.
This video shows activities volunteers perform at SYRSP, to help potential volunteers decide if they would be interested and what activities interest them most. If you are encouraged to join us, please call the Visitor Center at 530-432-2546 to reserve a place in the next March class series, and drop into the Visitor Center to learn how you can help.
More generally, the shows below display most of the park activities of interest to the visiting public, so it is a good introduction for people to plan their visits to the park.
BY JOINING SYRPA, YOU WILL:
• Help preserve, protect and enhance both the natural and man-made features of the park.
• Promote the South Yuba River to the surrounding community.
• Support the interpretation of the river canyon's rich biological diversity, scenic geologic features and historical cultural resources.
• Receive a quarterly newsletter and other notices of park activities.
• Enjoy a 10% discount on purchases at the Bridgeport Visitor Center and Gift Shop.
Two ways to join/renew your membership:
1. USE PAYPAL TO JOIN OR RENEW.
Fill it out and mail it or bring it to the Bridgeport Visitor Center along with your tax-deductible donation:
Bridgeport News Newsletters
South Yuba River State Park Association
The newsletter is published quarterly on behalf of the State Park and the Park Association. Email notification is made to our members, volunteers, Park staff, the local community, our business sponsors and the media. Copies are mailed to members and volunteers who do not have email.