California state parks are dazzling and diverse. But with more than 280 different places to visit, where do you begin? California State Parks Foundation’s guide will help you find one of your new favorite park experiences.

  • Top 5 Family-Friendly Parks
  • Top 5 Must-See Views
  • Top 5 Captivating Beaches
  • Top 5 Unique Camping Spots
  • Top 5 Historic Experiences

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