National Parks Overview
California National Parks include Yosemite National Park, Sequoia National Park, Kings Canyon National Park, Redwood National Park, Death Valley National Park, Joshua Tree National Park, Lassen Volcanic National Park, Muir Woods National Park and more. On March 1, 1872, President Ulysses Grant signed into existence the world's first national park. Since then, hundreds more have been established. These parks are awe inspiring natural wonders and offer endless activities. From the mountains to the desert to the sea, California has the most diverse National Parks of any U.S. state.
TIP: The National Park Service offers FEE FREE DAYS to some National Parks on select weekends through the Summer. Use this link to view available dates.