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National Parks

Explore America’s national parks. Discover our most treasured places, supported by people like you, and start your travel planning here by finding your park.

  • Alcatraz Island
    Come to Alcatraz for a prison tour while enjoying the historical and cultural experiences unique to the San Francisco Bay.
  • Cabrillo National Monument

    Cabrillo National Monument offers a superb view of San Diego's harbor and skyline and includes Old Point Loma Lighthouse, a San Diego icon since 1854.

  • Castle Mountains National Monument

    Located in the Mojave Desert, this National Monument has Joshua trees and unparalleled landscape views.

  • César E. Chávez National Monument

    César E. Chávez revolutionized labor participation in our political age by organizing the first agricultural union. He's hailed as a Latino leader.

  • Channel Islands National Park

    Channel Islands has five islands (San Miguel, Santa Rosa, Santa Cruz, Anacapa, and Santa Barbara) off the coast of southern California, near Los Angeles.

  • Death Valley National Park
    America’s lowest, hottest, and driest national park, adventurous visitors enjoy Death Valley for its many extremes and mysteries such as the sailing stones.
  • Devils Postpile National Monument
    Hot basalt lava flowing down into the Red Meadow Valley, met by receding ice age glaciers, worked together to form Devils Postpile roughly 100,000 years ago.
  • Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site

    America's only Nobel Prize winning playwright, Eugene Gladstone O'Neill, chose to live in California at the climax of his writing career.

  • Fort Point National Historic Site

    Fort Point National Historic Site defended San Francisco Bay from California's Gold Rush to World War II.

  • Golden Gate National Recreation Area
    Golden Gate National Recreation Area, with views of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, offers much to its many visitors every year.
  • John Muir National Historic Site

    John Muir National Historic Site's spacious and eclectic mansion invites visitors to explore Muir's accomplishments to the National Park Service.

  • Joshua Tree National Park
    Visitors can explore 800,000 acres of beautiful terrain in Joshua Tree National Park, where wildlife thrives in temperatures over 100 degrees.
  • Juan Bautista De Anza National Historic Trail

    Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail captures the leadership and independent spirit of Captain Anza, who led over 300 people to freedom.

  • Lassen Volcanic National Park
    Nestled in the peaceful forests and wilderness of Northern California is Lassen Volcanic National Park, home to hissing fumaroles and boiling mud pots.
  • Lava Beds National Monument

    At the Lava Beds National Monument visitors can explore more than 500 lava tube caves, created over the last half-million years by volcanic eruptions.