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Displaying 19 parks

Come to Alcatraz for a prison tour while enjoying the historical and cultural experiences unique to the San Francisco Bay.

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Cabrillo National Monument offers a superb view of San Diego's harbor and skyline and includes Old Point Loma Lighthouse, a San Diego icon since 1854.

César Chávez Gravesite at  ‎César Chávez National Monument

César E. Chávez revolutionized labor participation in our political age by organizing the first agricultural union. He's hailed as a Latino leader.

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Channel Islands has five islands (San Miguel, Santa Rosa, Santa Cruz, Anacapa, and Santa Barbara) off the coast of southern California, near Los Angeles.

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America’s lowest, hottest, and driest national park, adventurous visitors enjoy Death Valley for its many extremes and mysteries such as the sailing stones.

America's only Nobel Prize winning playwright, Eugene Gladstone O'Neill, chose to live in California at the climax of his writing career.

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Golden Gate National Recreation Area, with views of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, offers much to its many visitors every year.

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Visitors can explore 800,000 acres of beautiful terrain in Joshua Tree National Park, where wildlife thrives in temperatures over 100 degrees.

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Juan Bautista De Anza National Historic Trail captures the leadership and independent spirit of Captain Anza, who led over 300 people to freedom.

Lassen Volcanic

Nestled in the peaceful forests and wilderness of Northern California is Lassen Volcanic National Park, home to hissing fumaroles and boiling mud pots.

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At the Lava Beds National Monument visitors can explore more than 500 lava tube caves, created over the last half-million years by volcanic eruptions.

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Dedicated to the father of the national parks, John Muir, in 1908, this redwood forest along the Pacific coast offers views unlike any other.

sun shines on rugged beach where ocean meets mountainside

California's Point Reyes includes sand beaches, brush hillside, and forested ridges. The seashore offers hiking, events, and wildlife exploration programs.

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Some of the tallest and oldest trees on Earth are in Redwood National Park and State Parks, managed jointly by National Park Service and California State Parks.

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Located in the Fisherman's Wharf neighborhood, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park offers sights and stories of Pacific Coast maritime history.

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Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area includes Malibu beaches, hiking trails, and cultural Native American sites.

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Visit the world’s largest trees at Sequoia, America’s second national park. Kings Canyon is also filled with giants, from immense mountains to deep canyons.

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At the juncture of the Klamath Mountain range and Sacramento Valley, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area has diverse wildlife and scenic waterfalls.

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