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Please be aware that many venues are temporarily closed due to COVID-19. We have added a new section of "Virtual Field Trips" on FieldTripDirectory.com in your state and beyond! Use the activity filter below to search for virtual trips, resources, and distance learning options in California or CLICK HERE for a list of virtual trips nationwide. Explore topics in the arts, science, social studies, and more from anywhere.

Joshua Tree National Park

Explore two distinct desert ecosystems, rich cultural history, and surreal geologic features on a field trip to Joshua Tree National Park. Experience the park virtually.

ACTIVITY - Historic Places, Camping, Environmental Studies & Nature Centers, Geology, Sustainability, Virtual Science Field Trips GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee, Free, Financial Support GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family CALIFORNIA, Twentynine Palms
VIRTUAL
TEL - 760-367-5500

Monterey Bay Aquarium

The AZA accredited Monterey Bay Aquarium inspires connection with the ocean. Virtual resources include courses, activities, and games. Check out the webcam.

ACTIVITY - Aquariums, Marine Life, Hatcheries, Marine Science, Science Virtual Activities & Worksheets GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, Special Needs COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family CALIFORNIA, Monterey
VIRTUAL
TEL - 831-648-4800

Oakland Zoo

The AAM accredited Oakland Zoo offers science and environmental education programs. Learn about the animals with the virtual Zoo@Home program and webcams.

ACTIVITY - Zoos, Wildlife, Vertebrates, Science Virtual Activities & Worksheets GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, Outreach COST - Fee, Title I, Financial Support GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool, Family CALIFORNIA, Oakland
VIRTUAL
TEL - 510-632-9525

Redwood National and State Parks

Home to Earth’s tallest trees, Redwood Parks offer a variety of educational programs at Wolf Creek Education Center and beyond. Experience virtual tours in the Redwoods.

ACTIVITY - Camping, Environmental Studies & Nature Centers, Virtual Science Field Trips GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool CALIFORNIA, Crescent City
VIRTUAL
TEL - 707-464-6101

San Diego Zoo

The San Diego Zoo is 100 acres with naturalistic habitats and home to more than 3,700 rare and endangered animals representing approximately 660 species and a prominent botanical collection with more than 700,000 plants. Take a virtual visit and check out the webcams from home.

ACTIVITY - Sleepovers, Zoos, Wildlife, Vertebrates, Science Virtual Activities & Worksheets GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, Outreach COST - Fee, Title I, Financial Support GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool, Family CALIFORNIA, San Diego
VIRTUAL
TEL - 619-557-3963

The Huntington

The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens offers a programs in literature, art, and science. Virtual tours of its botanical collections are available.

ACTIVITY - Art Museums, Design, Exhibits, Literacy, Botanical Gardens & Arboreta, Virtual Science Field Trips GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family CALIFORNIA, San Marino
VIRTUAL
TEL - 626-405-2100

Yosemite National Park

Yosemite is the ultimate classroom! Field trips cover topics like ecology, geology, and human history. Explore the park like never before with the virtual Yosemite tour.

ACTIVITY - Camping, Environmental Studies & Nature Centers, Geology, Virtual Science Field Trips GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family CALIFORNIA, Fresno, Yosemite National Park
VIRTUAL
TEL - 209-372-0200

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Please be aware that many venues are temporarily closed due to COVID-19. See the individual websites for updates.

In the meantime, we have added a new section of Virtual Field Trips on FieldTripDirectory.com! These virtual resources cover topics in the arts, science, social studies, and beyond.

Please enjoy the resources and stay safe.