California — National Park Explorers

Category: California

  • Red Rock Canyon State Park

    Red Rock Canyon State Park

    Red Rock Canyon State Park protects 27,000 acres at the southern tip of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and western edge of the El Paso Mountains […]

     
  • Dove Springs Recreation Area

    Dove Springs Recreation Area

    Dove Springs Recreation Area covers over 5,000 acres of open-use public land.  The area is popular with people driving off-road vehicles.       We stopped […]

     
  • Sequoia National Forest

    Sequoia National Forest

    The Sequoia National Forest protects 1.2 million acres in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, ranging from 1,000 feet in elevation to over 12,000 feet.  Its Giant […]

     
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  • Giant Sequoia National Monument

    Giant Sequoia National Monument

    Giant Sequoia National Monument is a 353,000-acre preserve in the southern Sierra Nevada Mountains in California.  It includes 38 Sequoia groves, about half of the […]

     
  • Yosemite National Park

    Yosemite National Park

    Yosemite National Park protects 761,268 acres along the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in California.  Nearly 4 million people visit Yosemite each year, […]

     
  • Stanislaus National Forest

    Stanislaus National Forest

    Stanislaus National Forest covers 898,099 acres in the Sierra Nevada Mountains in northern California.  It’s one of the oldest national forests in the country, established […]

     
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  • Buckley Cove Park

    Buckley Cove Park

    Buckley Cove is a small municipal park in Stockton, California.  We camped in a nice campground next door.  Shadow went down the slides and through […]

     
  • Lassen Volcanic National Park

    Lassen Volcanic National Park

    Lassen Volcanic National Park protects 106,452 acres in northeastern California.  The centerpiece of the park is Lassen Peak, the largest plug dome volcano in the […]

     
  • Lassen National Forest

    Lassen National Forest

    Lassen National Forest covers 1.07 million acres in northeastern California and surrounds Lassen National Park.  It was named after pioneer Peter Lassen, a miner and […]

     
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  • Modoc National Forest

    Modoc National Forest

    Modoc National Forest is a 1.6 million acre forest in northeastern California.  Most of the forest was covered by an immense lava flow millions of […]

     
  • Lava Beds National Monument

    Lava Beds National Monument

    Lava Beds National Monument covers 46,692 acres in northeastern California.  It was one of the earlier national monuments, established in 1925.  The monument has over […]

     
  • Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge

    Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge

    The Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge covers 39,116 acres of open water, marshes and cropland.  It was established in 1928 by President Calvin Coolidge “as […]

     
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