National Parks in California

Iconic landscapes, unforgettable experiences.

Yosemite Falls

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From Joshua Tree, to Death Valley, to the peaks of Yosemite, California's National Parks are some of the most iconic and beautiful in the world. 

Alcatraz Island

San Francisco, CA


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National Monument, San Diego, CA


National Historic Trail, CA, CO, ID, KS, MO, NE, NV, OR, UT, WY

Castle Mountains

National Monument, Barstow, CA

César E. Chávez

National Monument

Channel Islands

National Park, Ventura, CA


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Death Valley

National Park, Death Valley, CA, NV

Badwater Basin at Death Valley National Park 

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Devils Postpile

National Monument, the Sierra Nevada near Mammoth Lakes, CA

Eugene O'Neill

National Historic Site, Danville, CA

Fort Point

National Historic Site, Presidio of San Francisco, CA

Golden Gate

National Recreation Area, San Francisco, CA

golden gate bridge, spring, flowers, san francisco, california

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John Muir

National Historic Site, Martinez, CA

Joshua Tree

National Park, Southern California between I-10 and Hwy 62; headquarters in Twentynine Palms, CA

Juan Bautista de Anza

National Historic Trail, Nogalez, AZ to San Francisco, CA

Lassen Volcanic

National Park, Mineral, CA

Bumpass Hell, Lassen Volcanic National Park, California

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Lava Beds

National Monument, Tulelake, CA


National Historic Site, Independence, CA


National Preserve, Southern California between I-15 and I-40; headquarters in Barstow, CA

Muir Woods

National Monument, Mill Valley, CA

Old Spanish

National Historic Trail, AZ, CA, CO, NV, NM, UT


National Park, Paicines, CA

Point Reyes

National Seashore, Point Reyes, CA

Pony Express

National Historic Trail, CA, CO, KS, MO, NE, NV, UT, WY

Port Chicago Naval Magazine

National Memorial, Concord Naval Weapons Station, CA

Presidio of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA


National and State Parks, Del Norte and Humboldt counties, CA

Redwood National State Park, trees, California

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Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front

National Historical Park, Richmond, CA

San Francisco Maritime

National Historical Park, San Francisco, CA

Santa Monica Mountains

National Recreation Area, Thousand Oaks, CA

Sequoia & Kings Canyon

National Parks, In the southern Sierra Nevada in Tulare and Fresno counties, CA

Whiskey Town

National Recreation Area, Whiskeytown, CA

World War II Valor on the Pacific

National Monument, Honolulu, HI, AK, CA


National Park, the Sierra Nevada, CA

Yosemite Falls


Video: Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park is the most revisited park in the United States.

Yosemite National Park


Yosemite National Park is the most revisited park in the United States.

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