Find yourself amid the nature preserves, world class wineries, old growth redwood forests and rugged trails of California's North Coast, and you'll also discover artist enclaves, fine dining and music festivals.Find Parks on the North Coast
The San Francisco Bay Area has so much to explore, including the arts and culture of San Francisco, Silicon Valley's innovations, Marin's Headlands, Napa's vineyards, and Berkeley's free spirit.Find Parks on the San Francisco Bay Area
The Central Coast is the perfect balance between urban and rural. From Monterey and Carmel through Big Sur and Santa Barbara, you'll find inspiration in wildlife refuges, vineyards, and beaches.Find Parks on the Central Coast
The question in Los Angeles is never what to do, but where to begin. The county is home to many famous attractions in a relatively concentrated space. Your choices include amusement parks, architectural landmarks, art museums and galleries, beaches, parks, hiking and shopping, to name a few.Find Parks on the Los Angeles County
Beaches, outdoor shopping complexes, and fine restaurants in Anaheim, Costa Mesa and quintessential beach towns along the coast take advantage of the great weather.Find Parks on Orange County
Outdoor enthusiasts will love Big Bear Lake, skiing in the San Jacinto Mountains, or escaping to the San Bernardino National Forest. Former agricultural towns to visit include Ontario, Riverside, and San Bernardino.Find Parks on the Inland Empire
70 miles of coastline and reliably sunny weather in San Diego, home to museums, the San Diego Zoo, theme parks, famous golf courses, great food, shopping and nightlife in the historic downtown quarter.Find Parks on San Diego County
The Shasta Cascade region is an outdoor enthusiast's paradise year round with every kind of recreation on Mounts Shasta and Lassen. In addition, you'll find arts, music, museums, and other urban amenities.Find Parks on the Shasta Cascade
In the Gold Country, you'll enjoy fishing, rafting and kayaking, find reminders of the Gold Rush around Auburn, Nevada City, and Angel's Camp, or discover more urban diversions in state capitol Sacramento.Find Parks on the Gold Country
The Central Valley's growing cities, including Bakersfield, Fresno and Stockton, offer art and history museums, symphony concerts, speedway racing, country music, and a Japanese garden.Find Parks on the Central Valley
Home to the ghost town of Bodie, Sequoia, Lake Tahoe and Mono Lake, the High Sierra is filled with breath-taking mountains, lakes, and rivers.Find Parks on the High Sierra
The Deserts region offers higher temperatures, hot springs, exploration of Anza Borrego State Park, views of the Salton Sea, and luxury in Palm Springs.Find Parks on the Deserts
Time: 1:00-4:00pm Enjoy an informal afternoon at this hidden jewel near downtown Santa Cruz. Fashion your own candle lantern to light up the darkest...read more
Anderson Marsh State Historic Park will hold a free, guided nature walk over the newly reopened McVicar Trail beginning at noon on New Year’s Day as p...read more
Celebrate the New Year with “First Day Hikes” at Saddleback Butte and Red Rock Canyon State Parks. Rejuvenate by taking a family friendly trek through...read more
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