With summer quickly approaching, you may be thinking about visiting a state park or two (or ten!).
California is home to one of the greatest state parks systems in the country. With 279 parks located throughout California, state parks are not only places to go camping, hiking and swimming, but they also protect our natural and cultural resources, provide access to countless recreational experiences and much more.In the following infographic, you’ll see that California’s State Parks are Great Places for students and teachers, local economies, and for your health -- just a few of the many reasons why we think California’s State Parks are Great Places for You and Me!
Here are some of the ways these park supporters find state parks to be great places.