California National Parks

There are seven California National Parks to visit on a fun and cheap vacation.

From island parks to rock climbing to giant redwoods there are a great number of fun things to see and do when visiting these natural wonders.


The seven California National Parks are:

The Channel Islands - Located in Southern California this is a five island park that boasts 145 species not found anywhere else on the planet.

There are sea lions, dolphins, whales, rare birds and more.

Channel Islands National Park

Channel Islands National Park - NPS Picture


Death Valley National Park - Located in Southern California this park has blistering heat, breathtaking desert views and it is the lowest point in the Western Hemisphere. It has a Star Wars feel to it which makes sense since it was the location of the desert scenes in the film.

Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park - NPS Picture


Joshua Tree National Park - Located in Southern California this park is known for its world class rock climbing, and incredible desert vistas.

Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park - NPS Picture


Lassen Volcanic National Park - Located in Northern California this is the location of a dormant volcano (it last erupted in 1915). There are also steam vents, roiling mud pots and other geological activity. It has some beautiful views.

Lassen Volcanic National Park

Lassen Volcanic National Park - NPS Picture

Redwood National Park - Located in Northern California this is the location of the Giant Redwoods. They are the tallest trees in the world. The scenery is incredible. There is a prehistoric feel to the Redwoods. Some children find themselves fantasizing about dinosaurs.

Redwood Forest National Park

Redwood National Park - NPS Picture


Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park - Located in Central California there are groves of giant Sequoias. There is also the Kings River Canyon to see.

Sequoia National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park - NPS Picture


Yosemite National Park - Located in Central California this park was carved by glaciers. It has shimmering waterfalls and granite cliffs.

Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park - NPS Picture


California Parks have a great deal to offer to nature lovers and those who just want to get away!


Note: Pictures are courtesy of the National Park Service.

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