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National Parks in California


In the words of the US National Parks: “There are 84 million acres of iconic, treasured and sacred places protected in America’s over 400 national parks – and it all belongs to you. This is your land. “

With so many natural vistas, wild animals, and natural beauty to observe…what are you waiting for?  

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California National Historic Trail
California National Historic Trail Top Attraction!
National Park in various states, CA USA

National Historic Trail The California Trail carried over 250,000 gold-seekers and farmers to the gold fields and rich farmlands of California during the 1840's and 1850's, the greatest mass migration in American history.


Alcatraz Island
Alcatraz Island Top Attraction!
National Park in San Francisco, CA USA

National Park Out in the middle of the San Francisco Bay, the island of Alcatraz is a world unto itself. Isolation, one of the constants of island life for any inhabitant - soldier, guard, prisoner, bird or plant - is a recurrent theme in the unfolding history of Alcatraz.

Yosemite National Park
Yosemite National Park Top Attraction!
National Park in Yosemite National Park, CA USA

One of the most spectacular and most visited national parks in North America For tens of thousands of years, humans have changed, and have been changed by, this place we now call Yosemite. The Ahwahneechee lived here for generations, followed by the arrival of Europeans in the mid-1800s.

Channel Islands National Park
Channel Islands National Park Top Attraction!
National Park in Ventura, CA USA

National Park One of Ventura's most wondrous attractions, often refered to as the American Galapagos is accessible for multi-day camping trips. (14 miles off coast) Explore America's Galapagos One of Ventura's most wondrous attractions lies 14 miles out to sea.

Fort Point National Historic Site
Fort Point National Historic Site
National Park in Presidio of San Francisco, CA USA

National Historic Site


John Muir National Historic Site
John Muir National Historic Site
National Park in Martinez, CA USA

National Historic Site The Site preserves the 14 room mansion where the naturalist John Muir lived from 1890 to his death in 1914.

Pinnacles National Monument
Pinnacles National Monument
National Park in Paicines, CA USA

National Monument Rising out of the chaparral-covered Gabilan Mountains, east of central California's Salinas Valley, are the spectacular remains of an ancient volcano.

Point Reyes National Seashore
Point Reyes National Seashore
National Park in Point Reyes, CA USA

National Park Point Reyes National Seashore contains unique elements of biological and historical interest in a spectacularly scenic panorama of thunderous ocean breakers, open grasslands, bushy hillsides and forested ridges.

Rosie The Riveter Wwii Home Front National Historical Park
Rosie The Riveter Wwii Home Front National Historical Park
National Park in Richmond, CA USA

National Historical Park The World War II Home Front is a significant chapter in Americas history. Fully engaged in winning World War II, American women, minorities, and men worked toward a common goal in a manner that has been unequaled since.


San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
National Park in San Francisco, CA USA

National Park preserving America's maritime heritage San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park’s fleet of floating National Historic Landmarks, includes the 1886 square-rigger Balclutha (exhibit “Cargo is King”); the 1895 schooner C.A.

Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area
Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area
National Park in Thousand Oaks, CA USA

National Recreation Area Stretching from the Oxnard Plain to the Hollywood Hills and located to the west of the Los Angeles basin, the Santa Monica Mountains offer myriad recreation and education opportunities.

Joshua Tree National Park
Joshua Tree National Park
National Park in Twentynine Palms, CA USA

National Park For a first-time visitor the desert may appear bleak and drab. Viewed from the road, the desert only hints at its vitality. Closer examination reveals a fascinating variety of plants and animals.


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