California State Park Rangers Association

In July 2017, as the former California State Park Anniversary Committee (CSPAC) was winding down, the CSPRA Board voted to incorporate historic images and documents* from that website so they would not be lost.


You will find a basic representation of the earlier CSPAC website contents HERE.



* Outline of Topics in the Archive Menu


Galen Clark History

State Parks Commission History

Early Yosemite Guardians

State Park Directors & Division Chiefs 1927 to 2018

Women in State Parks

Park Insignia, Badges & Patches

History of the Park K-9 Program

Past State Park Superintendents

Park Uniform & Stetson History

Medal of Valor Park Recipients



1891.  Yosemite State Park Guardian Galen Clark.

Horse patrol in the park with Yosemite Falls in background.