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California National Historic Trail

California, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming
Activities
  • Arts & Culture
  • Biking
  • Camping
  • Hiking
  • Historical
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drive
  • Tours
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A river running through Carlin Canyon along the California National Historic Trail in Nevada
About the Park

Running over a total of 1,000 miles scattered across 10 states, the California National Historic Trail traces one of the greatest mass migrations in American history in the mid-1800s as over 250,000 emigrants traveled westwards towards the promises of golden fields and rich farmlands of California.

Castle Mountains National Monument

California
Activities
  • Camping
  • Historical
  • Scenic Drive
  • Wildlife Viewing
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About the Park

Located in the Mojave Desert, this National Monument has Joshua trees and unparalleled landscape views. 

Channel Islands National Park

California
Activities
  • Boating
  • Birdwatching
  • Camping
  • Children's Programs
  • Fishing
  • Geocaching
  • Hiking
  • Historical
  • Kayaking
  • Picnicking
  • Shopping
  • Stargazing
  • Swimming
  • Tours
  • Water Activities
  • Wildlife Viewing
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About the Park

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

Death Valley National Park

California
Activities
  • Birdwatching
  • Biking
  • Camping
  • Children's Programs
  • Geocaching
  • Hiking
  • Historical
  • Horseback Riding
  • Off-Roading
  • Scenic Drive
  • Shopping
  • Stargazing
  • Tours
  • Wildlife Viewing
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About the Park

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

Devils Postpile National Monument

California
Activities
  • Children's Programs
  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Stargazing
  • Wildlife Viewing
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About the Park

The Devils Postpile National Monument, largely contained in the Ansel Adams Wilderness, is a gateway to the High Sierras backcountry range.

Golden Gate National Recreation Area

California
Activities
  • Biking
  • Arts & Culture
  • Birdwatching
  • Camping
  • Children's Programs
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Historical
  • Horseback Riding
  • Picnicking
  • Shopping
  • Tours
  • Water Activities
  • Wildlife Viewing
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About the Park

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

Joshua Tree National Park

California
Activities
  • Birdwatching
  • Biking
  • Camping
  • Children's Programs
  • Climbing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Off-Roading
  • Picnicking
  • Scenic Drive
  • Shopping
  • Stargazing
  • Tours
  • Wildlife Viewing
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About the Park

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

Lassen Volcanic National Park

California
Activities
  • Boating
  • Birdwatching
  • Camping
  • Canoeing
  • Children's Programs
  • Cross-Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Geocaching
  • Hiking
  • Historical
  • Horseback Riding
  • Kayaking
  • Off-Roading
  • Scenic Drive
  • Shopping
  • Skiing
  • Stargazing
  • Swimming
  • Tours
  • Water Activities
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Winter Sports
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Lassen Volcanic
About the Park

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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Starry sky in Joshua Tree National Park
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