Find Parks in California

There are around 1,500 parks in California. This is about half of all the tourist attractions listed in this state. Top cities in California with popular parks are San Francisco, San Diego, Los Angeles, Sacramento and Big Sur. You may find a list of all categories of California attractions on this page to choose from.

When it comes to parks, California might just be one of those places that can give you the best landscapes and the most iconic views in the entire country. The Golden State boasts of several national parks and, in fact, the National Parks Service maintains and operates 23 separate units throughout California alone.

Perhaps the most famous national park in California is the Yosemite National Park which has also been declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Meanwhile, the Joshua Tree National Park features two deserts and around 800,000 acres of land. Other notable places to visit in the state are the Sequoia National Park, home to giant sequoias, as well as the Redwood National Park, home to a forest of redwood trees. The Kings Canyon National Park, Channel Islands National Park, Death Valley National Park, Point Reyes National Seashore, Lassen Volcanic National Park, Pinnacles National Park and Devil’s Postpile National Monument are also worth adding to the list.

Top 10 Parks in California

Visit the top parks in California. Click on a park bellow to find the detailed information.

Other Parks in California

The following parks in California are outside any city boundaries or spanning across multiple cities. Please use the city list from above section to find parks in a specific city of California.

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We have listed tourist places of California in the following categories. Please click on one of them to find all California attractions of that type.

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