Does a lady park? How far do you go on a first date? The answer? You go as far as necessary to reach the ecstasy of visiting one of our sensational State Parks. Frequently. And do it now.
Teddy and Marilyn (both over 50, single, and Match.com drop outs) met 3 years ago when they volunteered at China Camp in San Rafael.
Sydney and Mike noticed one another at a Save our Parks 2010 Labor Day party. He thought she was cute and she like his matching hiking shorts and sox. They are a passionate couple.
For decades couples have engaged in a racy dating debate: is it proper to park on a first date? The conundrum pre-dates covered wagons and surreys with fringe on top. The subjects of parks and parking remains a red-hot issue.
70 Parks Due to Close
In California, with 279 parks covering 1.5 million acres, the state has the most impressive parks system in the country and, after decades of neglect, one of the most distressed. Governor Jerry Brown threatens to close 70 Redwood forests, beaches, coastal woodlands and some of the state’s most important cultural and historic sites will be closed, and as many as 220 jobs will be eliminated as a result of the state budget cuts recently signed by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Among the popular Bay Area sites that will be closed to the public are San Rafael’s unique China Camp and Samuel P. Taylor state parks, Jack London State Historic Park and our Candlestick Point State Recreation Area.
You are encouraged to heartily park and park often.
Sad to say, throughout the West, tax revenue shortfalls have brutally squeezed the region’s 1,600 state parks. Our California parks are cherished for their grandeur, beauty and history; they range from Hearst Castle on California’s Central Coast to nearby Angel Island. Are you ready to say good-bye to the famed badlands, arroyos lined with impressive native palms? Or breathtaking virgin Redwood forests with meandering creeks and miles of trails? Ready to forget Carmel’s dazzling turquoise water, beautiful meadows, secret sandy coves, and tide pools, with sea otters and whales? Adios to acres of majestic coast redwoods, cool, quiet groves, acres of huckleberries, and lush varieties of ferns?
Parks are the best places for first dates or your date for life
Fun ranges from hiking, picnicking, strolling, walking and birding to boating and off-road vehicle riding. Heck, yes, all Californians are urged to get out and park – make your love of our enchanting forests, picturesque parks known. Tell Governor Jerry Brown today – you want to park!
Save our Parks? You betcha
How? Donate your time – be a volunteer – or donate: the nonprofit groups striving to defend and promote state parks rely in part on private donations to keep up their education, outreach, and advocacy work within the states and in Washington, D.C. California State Parks Foundation: (415) 262-4400
Make love, not war: Go Park with your sweetheart.
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