9 National Parks in California
By Jody Vandergriff @chiefseeker
California boasts 9 national parks - more than any other state. Each park is distinct from the next - from the largest tree in the world at Sequoia National Park to the underwater world of Channel Islands - California offers non stop beauty and intrigue.
National Parks in California Map
National Parks in California Places
- Lassen Volcanic National Park
- Yosemite National Park
Yosemite National Park is the crown jewel of California. It is irrefutably the most beautiful park in the Golden State. El Capitan, the largest exposed granite slab in the world, is a must see.
- Sequoia National Park
Sequoia National Park and its sister park, Kings Canyon, are all about the trees - home to the largest tree in the world, General Sherman, America's Christmas Tree, General Grant, and the famous Tunnel Log.
- Redwood National and State Parks
- Pinnacles National Park
- Kings Canyon National Park
- Joshua Tree National Park
- Death Valley
- Channel Islands National Park