List of California state parks

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This is a list of parks, historic resources, reserves and recreation areas in the California State Parks system.

List of parks[edit]

Park name Classification County or
counties
Area[1] Year established[1] Remarks
acres ha
Admiral William Standley State Recreation Area State recreation area Mendocino 700145000000000000045 700145000000000000018 1944 Boasts redwoods plus salmon and steelhead fishing on the Eel River.[2]
Ahjumawi Lava Springs State Park State park Shasta 70035930000000000005,930 70035930000000000002,400 1975 Preserves a wilderness of freshwater springs and geologically recent lava flows.[3]
Albany State Marine Reserve Park property Alameda 1985 In development, not open to public
Anderson Marsh State Historic Park State historic park Lake 70031298000000000001,298 7003129800000000000525 1982 Preserves a tule marsh and ancient archaeological sites of the Pomo people.[4]
Andrew Molera State Park State park Monterey 70034766000000000004,766 70034766000000000001,929 1968 Offers a primitive walk-in campground on the Big Sur coast.[5]
Angel Island State Park State park Marin and San Francisco 7002756000000000000756 7002756000000000000306 1955 Interprets an island in San Francisco Bay whose history encompasses Coast Miwok prehistory, ranching, the 1910–1940 Angel Island Immigration Station, and long military use.[6]
Annadel State Park State park Sonoma 70035092000000000005,092 70035092000000000002,061 1971 Supports a variety of day-use activities at the northern end of Sonoma Valley.[7]
Año Nuevo State Park State park San Mateo 70034209000000000004,209 70034209000000000001,703 1985 Encompasses Año Nuevo Island and Año Nuevo Point, which boasts the world's largest mainland rookery of northern elephant seals.[8]
Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve State natural reserve Los Angeles 70031781000000000001,781 7003178100000000000721 1976 Showcases the state's most-consistent blooms of California poppy, in the high Mojave Desert.[9]
Antelope Valley Indian Museum State Historic Park State historic park Los Angeles 7002397000000000000397 7002397000000000000161 1979 Interprets the Native American cultures of the Great Basin and surrounding regions in a 1928 folk art building on the NRHP.[10]
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park State park San Diego, Imperial, and Riverside 7005585930000000000585,930 7005585930000000000237,120 1933 Preserves a vast tract of the Colorado Desert in California's largest state park.[11]
Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve State natural reserve Sonoma 7002752000000000000752 7002752000000000000304 1934 Preserves a grove of coast redwoods.[12]
Arthur B. Ripley Desert Woodland State Park State park Los Angeles 7002566000000000000566 7002566000000000000229 1993 Preserves a remnant stand of Joshua trees and junipers in the Antelope Valley.[13]
Asilomar State Beach State beach Monterey 7002107000000000000107 700210700000000000043 1951 Balances protection of rocky coast and dune habitat with public access.[14] The 1913 Asilomar Conference Grounds are a National Historic Landmark.[15]
Auburn State Recreation Area State recreation area El Dorado and Placer 700442377000000000042,377 700442377000000000017,149 1966 Offers numerous recreational opportunities along the North and Middle Forks of the American River.[16]
Austin Creek State Recreation Area State recreation area Sonoma 70035927000000000005,927 70035927000000000002,399 1964 Features a rugged wilderness on Austin Creek, adjacent to Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve.[17]
Azalea State Natural Reserve State natural reserve Humboldt 700130000000000000030 700130000000000000012 1943 Harbors a profusion of spring-blooming western azaleas.[18]
Bale Grist Mill State Historic Park State historic park Napa 69997500000000000000.75 69997500000000000000.30 1974 Showcases a restored 1846 water-powered grist mill in Napa Valley.[19] The mill is on the NRHP.[20]
Bean Hollow State Beach State beach San Mateo 700144000000000000044 700144000000000000018 1958 Offers fishing and beachcombing among tide pools.[21]
Benbow Lake State Recreation Area State recreation area Humboldt 70031142000000000001,142 7003114200000000000462 1958 Centers on a reservoir on the South Fork Eel River.[22]
Benicia Capitol State Historic Park State historic park Solano 69998600000000000000.86 69998600000000000000.35 1951 Interprets the third and oldest-surviving California capitol, used 1853–54.[23] The building is on the NRHP.[20]
Benicia State Recreation Area State recreation area Solano 7002447000000000000447 7002447000000000000181 1957 Preserves a tidal wetland on the Carquinez Strait.[24]
Bethany Reservoir State Recreation Area State recreation area Alameda 7002609000000000000609 7002609000000000000246 1974 Offers windsurfing and other water recreation on the Bethany Reservoir.[25]
Bidwell Mansion State Historic Park State historic park Butte 70005200000000000005.2 70005200000000000002.1 1964 Offers tours of the 1868 Victorian mansion of influential settlers John and Annie Bidwell.[26] The mansion is on the NRHP.
Bidwell-Sacramento River State Park State park Butte and Glenn 7002349000000000000349 7002349000000000000141 1979 Preserves riparian habitat on the Sacramento River and its tributary Big Chico Creek.[27]
Big Basin Redwoods State Park State park Santa Cruz 700418050000000000018,050 70041805000000000007,300 1902 Established as California's first state park, to preserve coast redwoods on Waddell Creek.[28]
Bodie State Historic Park State historic park Mono 70031016000000000001,016 7003101600000000000411 1962 Preserves the ghost town of Bodie, whose gold-mining heyday ran from 1877–1881, and is now a National Historic Landmark.[29]
Bolsa Chica State Beach State beach Orange 7002169000000000000169 700216900000000000068 1960 Offers surf fishing and catching grunion by hand.[30]
Border Field State Park State park San Diego 70031316000000000001,316 7003131600000000000533 1972 Occupies the southwesternmost point of the contiguous U.S., on the Mexico – United States border. Part of the Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve.[31]
Bothe-Napa Valley State Park State park Napa and Sonoma 70031991000000000001,991 7003199100000000000806 1960 Contains the farthest inland coast redwoods in a California state park.[32]
Brannan Island State Recreation Area State recreation area Sacramento 7002329000000000000329 7002329000000000000133 1952 Offers water recreation amid a maze of channels in the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta.[33]
Burleigh H. Murray Ranch Park property San Mateo 70031325000000000001,325 7003132500000000000536 1979 Encompasses a hidden valley with a historic ranch established in 1857.[34]
Burton Creek State Park State park Placer 70031890000000000001,890 7003189000000000000760 1976 Offers 6 miles (9.7 km) of unpaved roadway for hiking and cross-country skiing.[35]
Butano State Park State park San Mateo 70034728000000000004,728 70034728000000000001,913 1956 Showcases a secluded redwood-filled valley.[36]
Butte City Project Park property Butte 700137000000000000037 700137000000000000015 2007 In development, not open to public
Calaveras Big Trees State Park State park Calaveras and Tuolumne 70036498000000000006,498 70036498000000000002,630 1931 Protects two large groves of giant sequoias.[37]
California Citrus State Historic Park State historic park Riverside 7002248000000000000248 7002248000000000000100 1984 Interprets the influence of the state's citrus industry.[38]
California State Capitol Museum Park property Sacramento 700140000000000000040 700140000000000000016[39] 1982 Offers exhibits and tours of the California State Capitol and its grounds.[39]
California State Mining and Mineral Museum Park property Mariposa 1999 Exhibits the official state mineral collection and displays on the region's influential mining heritage.[40]
California State Railroad Museum Point of interest Sacramento Celebrates the history of rail transportation in California with museum displays, 21 restored locomotives, and a heritage railway along the Sacramento River.[41]
Candlestick Point State Recreation Area State recreation area San Francisco 7002204000000000000204 700220400000000000083 1972 Constitutes California's first urban state recreation area, on the west shore of San Francisco Bay.[42]
Cardiff State Beach State beach San Diego 7002507000000000000507 7002507000000000000205 1949 Provides a sandy, warm-water beach outside San Diego.[43]
Carlsbad State Beach State beach San Diego 700144000000000000044 700144000000000000018 1933 Features a small beach at the foot of coastal bluffs.[44]
Carmel River State Beach State beach Monterey 7002297000000000000297 7002297000000000000120 1953 Protects a 1-mile-long (1.6 km) beach and a lagoon at the mouth of the Carmel River which attracts many migratory birds.[45]
Carnegie State Vehicular Recreation Area State vehicular recreation area Alameda and San Joaquin 70035075000000000005,075 70035075000000000002,054 1979 Provides off-roading opportunities in the Diablo Range around the former townsite of Carnegie.[46]
Carpinteria State Beach State beach Santa Barbara and Ventura 700162000000000000062 700162000000000000025 1932 Offers a mile-long beach in the city of Carpinteria.[47]
Caspar Headlands State Beach State beach Mendocino 700175000000000000075 700175000000000000030 1972
Caspar Headlands State Natural Reserve State natural reserve Mendocino 70002700000000000002.7 70002700000000000001.1 1972 Preserves a small strip of rugged coastline.[48]
Castaic Lake State Recreation Area State recreation area Los Angeles 70034224000000000004,224 70034224000000000001,709 1965 Features 29 miles (47 km) of shoreline on Castaic Lake.[49]
Castle Crags State Park State park Shasta 70033905000000000003,905 70033905000000000001,580 1934 Provides access to the Castle Crags Wilderness, with its 6,000-foot-tall (1,800 m) rock crags.[50]
Castle Rock State Park State park Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, and San Mateo 70035242000000000005,242 70035242000000000002,121 1968 Encompasses a wild forest with rock climbing opportunities along the crest of the Santa Cruz Mountains.[51]
Castro Adobe Park property Santa Cruz 70001000000000000001 70001000000000000000.40 2002 Comprises the grand 1849 hacienda of the prominent Castro family on their Rancho San Andrés.[52] In development, not open to public. The hacienda is on the NRHP.
Caswell Memorial State Park State park San Joaquin 7002258000000000000258 7002258000000000000104 1952 Preserves a riparian forest along the Stanislaus River.[53]
Cayucos State Beach State beach San Luis Obispo 700116000000000000016 70011600000000000006.5 1940 Provides a swimming and surfing beach in the beach town of Cayucos.[54]
China Camp State Park State park Marin 70031514000000000001,514 7003151400000000000613 1976 Surrounds an 1880s Chinese American shrimp-fishing village and salt marshes on San Pablo Bay.[55]
Chino Hills State Park State park Orange, Riverside, and San Bernardino 700414173000000000014,173 70041417300000000005,736 1981 Preserves a large tract of the Chino Hills.[56]
Chumash Painted Cave State Historic Park State historic park Santa Barbara 70007500000000000007.5 70007500000000000003.0 1976 Preserves a sandstone cave bearing rock art of the Chumash people.[57]
Clay Pit State Vehicular Recreation Area State vehicular recreation area Butte 7002220000000000000220 700222000000000000089 1981 Provides off-roading opportunities in the shallow clay pit excavated for material to build the Oroville Dam.[58]
Clear Lake State Park State park Lake 7002590000000000000590 7002590000000000000240 1949 Provides recreation opportunities on the southwest shore of Clear Lake, the largest freshwater lake within California's borders.[59]
Colonel Allensworth State Historic Park State historic park Tulare 70033715000000000003,715 70033715000000000001,503 1973 Interprets the town of Allensworth, founded in 1908 as a haven for African Americans by Colonel Allen Allensworth and other community leaders.[60] The town is a district on the NRHP.
Columbia State Historic Park State historic park Tuolumne 7002273000000000000273 7002273000000000000110 1946 Interprets Columbia's preserved Gold Rush-era downtown,[61] a National Historic Landmark District.
Colusa-Sacramento River State Recreation Area State recreation area Colusa 7002301000000000000301 7002301000000000000122 1955 Adjoins a stretch of the Sacramento River known for its fishing.[62]
Corona del Mar State Beach State beach Orange 700130000000000000030 700130000000000000012 1947 Provides a half-mile-long swimming beach adjacent to the Newport Beach harbor jetty.[63]
Cowell Ranch/John Marsh State Historic Park State historic park Contra Costa 70033676000000000003,676 70033676000000000001,488 1981 Includes Rancho Los Meganos and the 1856 ranchhouse of John Marsh. In development, not open to public.[64]
Crystal Cove State Park State park Orange 70033936000000000003,936 70033936000000000001,593 1979 Encompasses cliffbound coastline, inland chaparral canyons, and the NRHP-listed Crystal Cove Historic District of 1920s and 30s beach cottages.[65]
Cuyamaca Rancho State Park State park San Diego 700424693000000000024,693 70042469300000000009,993 1933 Preserves an expansive tract of forests and meadows above 5,000 feet (1,500 m) in the Laguna Mountains, on the former Rancho Cuyamaca.[66]
D. L. Bliss State Park State park El Dorado 70032149000000000002,149 7003214900000000000870 1929 Features a balancing rock and the Rubicon Point Light on the shore of Lake Tahoe.[67]
Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park State park Del Norte 700431261000000000031,261 700431261000000000012,651 1925 Preserves old-growth coast redwoods and is managed cooperatively with RNSP.[68]
Delta Meadows Park property Sacramento 7002472000000000000472 7002472000000000000191 1985 Preserves undeveloped wet meadows and sloughs in the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta. Closed to the public.[69]
Dockweiler State Beach State beach Los Angeles 700191000000000000091 700191000000000000037 1948 Features 3 miles (4.8 km) of beach and a hang gliding training site, adjacent to Los Angeles International Airport.
Doheny State Beach State beach Orange 7002254000000000000254 7002254000000000000103 1931 Offers surfing and beach-front camping in Dana Point.[70]
Donner Memorial State Park State park Nevada and Placer 70033293000000000003,293 70033293000000000001,333 1928 Interprets the site where the Donner Party was trapped by weather in the Sierra Nevada during the winter of 1846–1847,[71] now a National Historic Landmark.
Eastshore State Park State seashore Alameda and Contra Costa 7002442000000000000442 7002442000000000000179 1985 Encompasses several remnant and restored parcels along the East Bay waterfront.
Ed Z'berg Sugar Pine Point State Park State park El Dorado 70032324000000000002,324 7003232400000000000940 1965 Comprises the Lake Tahoe estate and 1903 summer home of banker Isaias W. Hellman.[72]
El Capitán State Beach State beach Santa Barbara 70032634000000000002,634 70032634000000000001,066 1953 Features a narrow beach at the foot of coastal bluffs where monarch butterflies congregate in autumn.[73]
El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park State historic park Santa Barbara 70005800000000000005.8 70005800000000000002.3 1966 Preserves components of a Spanish presidio dating back to 1782,[74] now on the NRHP.
Emerald Bay State Park State park El Dorado 70031533000000000001,533 7003153300000000000620 1953 Contains Lake Tahoe's Emerald Bay and Fannette Island plus the 1929 Vikingsholm mansion,[75] which is on the NRHP.
Emeryville Crescent State Marine Reserve Park property Alameda and Contra Costa 1985 Preserves a marsh on San Francisco Bay, managed as part of Eastshore State Park. Closed to the public.
Emma Wood State Beach State beach Ventura 7002112000000000000112 700211200000000000045 1957 Contains a surfing beach and an estuary at the mouth of the Ventura River.
Empire Mine State Historic Park State historic park Nevada 7002853000000000000853 7002853000000000000345 1975 Offers tours of an underground gold mine which operated from 1850 to 1956, plus its surface surroundings.[76] The mine is on the NRHP.
Estero Bluffs State Park State park San Luis Obispo 7002353000000000000353 7002353000000000000143 2000 Preserves diverse coastal habitats on Estero Bay.
Folsom Lake State Recreation Area State recreation area El Dorado, Placer, and Sacramento 700419564000000000019,564 70041956400000000007,917 1956 Surrounds Folsom and Natoma Lakes, reservoirs on the American River.[77]
Folsom Powerhouse State Historic Park State historic park Sacramento 700135000000000000035 700135000000000000014 1956 Interprets an 1895 hydroelectricity plant, now a National Historic and Historic Civil Engineering Landmark.[78]
The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park State park Santa Cruz 700410223000000000010,223 70041022300000000004,137 1963 Preserves a tract of secondary forest donated by the family of former owner Nisene Marks.[79]
Fort Humboldt State Historic Park State historic park Humboldt 700118000000000000018 70011800000000000007.3 1955 Situated on its commanding bluff adjacent to Humboldt Bay, park interprets relations between U.S. army (present at fort 1853–1870), Native American groups, and settlers. Site includes a logging museum and logging equipment displays.[80]
Fort Ord Dunes State Park State park Monterey 7002980000000000000980 7002980000000000000400 2009 Reclaims coastline overlooking Monterey Bay on former property of the decommissioned Fort Ord.[81]
Fort Ross State Historic Park State historic park Sonoma 70033393000000000003,393 70033393000000000001,373 1909 Interprets the partially reconstructed Fort Ross, an 1812–1841 Russian-American Company outpost that was the southernmost settlement in the Russian colonization of the Americas.[82] The fort is a National Historic Landmark.
Fort Tejon State Historic Park State historic park Kern 7002647000000000000647 7002647000000000000262 1940 Interprets the U.S. Army fort staffed 1854–1864 to monitor the Sebastian Indian Reservation.[83] The fort is on the NRHP.
Franks Tract State Recreation Area State recreation area Contra Costa 70033523000000000003,523 70033523000000000001,426 1959 Encompasses a flooded area in the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta accessible only by water.[84]
Fremont Peak State Park State park Monterey and San Benito 7002162000000000000162 700216200000000000066 1934 Provides views of the surrounding landscape from atop Fremont Peak and of the night sky from the Fremont Peak Observatory.[85]
Garrapata State Park State park Monterey 70032939000000000002,939 70032939000000000001,189 1979 Preserves a largely hidden stretch of wild coast.[86]
Gaviota State Park State park Santa Barbara 70032787000000000002,787 70032787000000000001,128 1953 Flanks the narrow gorge of Gaviota Creek, which funnels Sundowner winds onto the popular beach area.[87]
George J. Hatfield State Recreation Area State recreation area Merced 700146500000000000046.5 700146500000000000018.8 1953 Adjoins the Merced River.[88]
Governor's Mansion State Historic Park State historic park Sacramento 69997800000000000000.78 69997800000000000000.32 1903 Interprets the 1877 mansion that housed 13 of California's governors and their families from 1903 to 1967.[89]
Gray Whale Cove State Beach State beach San Mateo 70003100000000000003.1 70003100000000000001.3 1966 Embraces a steep-walled cove, near the Devil's Slide, where gray whales are often seen close to shore.[90]
Great Valley Grasslands State Park State park Merced 70032826000000000002,826 70032826000000000001,144 1982 Preserves a remnant of the native grasslands once extensive in the Central Valley.[91]
Greenwood State Beach State beach Mendocino 700147000000000000047 700147000000000000019 1978 Features a picturesque beach in Elk and a visitor center interpreting the town's lumbering history.[92]
Grizzly Creek Redwoods State Park State park Humboldt 7002430000000000000430 7002430000000000000170 1943 Harbors groves of coast redwoods in three separate units along the Van Duzen River.[93]
Grover Hot Springs State Park State park Alpine 7002553000000000000553 7002553000000000000224 1959 Boasts hot springs that feed a swimming pool complex in an alpine meadow.[94]
Half Moon Bay State Beach State beach San Mateo 7002181000000000000181 700218100000000000073 1956 Encompasses four popular sandy beaches on Half Moon Bay.[95]
Harmony Headlands State Park State park San Luis Obispo 7002748000000000000748 7002748000000000000303 2003 Preserves an undeveloped parcel of Pacific coast.
Harry A. Merlo State Recreation Area State recreation area Humboldt 7002955000000000000955 7002955000000000000386 1982 Offers fishing on Big Lagoon adjacent to Humboldt Lagoons State Park
Hatton Canyon Park property Monterey 7002130000000000000130 700213000000000000053 2002 Preserves a canyon in Carmel saved from a planned freeway route. In development, not open to public.
Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument State historical monument San Luis Obispo 7002209000000000000209 700220900000000000085 1958 Offers tours of newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst's opulent 115-room "Hearst Castle," designed by architect Julia Morgan between 1919 and 1947.[96]
Hearst San Simeon State Park State park San Luis Obispo 70032309000000000002,309 7003230900000000000934 1932 Preserves rocky coast and rare habitats like mima mounds and Monterey pine forest, as well as a 5,850-year-old Native American archaeological site.[97]
Heber Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area State vehicular recreation area Imperial 7002342000000000000342 7002342000000000000138 1998 Attracts ATV riders to sandy, tamarisk-dotted dunes along a former course of the Alamo River.[98]
Hendy Woods State Park State park Mendocino 7002816000000000000816 7002816000000000000330 1958 Preserves two groves of old-growth coast redwoods in the Anderson Valley.[99]
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park State park Santa Cruz 70034623000000000004,623 70034623000000000001,871 1953 Boasts its Redwood Grove and other old-growth forest.[100]
Henry W. Coe State Park State park Santa Clara and Stanislaus 700489164000000000089,164 700489164000000000036,083 1959 Encompasses a sprawling wilderness of ridges and steep canyons in the Diablo Range.[101]
Hollister Hills State Vehicular Recreation Area State vehicular recreation area San Benito 70036624000000000006,624 70036624000000000002,681 1975 Offers a variety of off-roading tracks and events in the hills outside Hollister.[102]
Humboldt Lagoons State Park State park Humboldt 70032256000000000002,256 7003225600000000000913 1931 Protects part of the largest lagoon system in the United States, including Big Lagoon, Stone Lagoon, and Freshwater Lagoon.[103]
Humboldt Redwoods State Park State park Humboldt 700451651000000000051,651 700451651000000000020,902 1921 Preserves the world's largest remaining old-growth coast redwood forest,[104] including Stratosphere Giant, the fourth-tallest known tree.
Hungry Valley State Vehicular Recreation Area State vehicular recreation area Los Angeles and Ventura 700418533000000000018,533 70041853300000000007,500 1978 Offers 130 miles (210 km) of off-highway tracks, connecting to more routes in Los Padres National Forest.[105]
Huntington State Beach State beach Orange 7002121000000000000121 700212100000000000049 1942 Contains 2 miles (3.2 km) of wide, flat beach in the city of Huntington Beach.[106]
Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park State historic park Amador 7002135000000000000135 700213500000000000055 1962 Interprets an outcrop with 1,185 mortar holes where Native Americans ground acorns into flour.[107]
Indio Hills Palms Park property Riverside 70035630000000000005,630 70035630000000000002,280 1983 Harbors a profusion of California fan palms growing along the San Andreas Fault in the Indio Hills. Part of the multi-agency Coachella Valley Preserve.[108]
Jack London State Historic Park State historic park Sonoma 70031611000000000001,611 7003161100000000000652 1959 Contains several structures from the ranch of author Jack London and his wife Charmian London, as well as their grave. The ranch is a National Historic Landmark.[109]
Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park State park Del Norte 700410430000000000010,430 70041043000000000004,220 1939 Honors explorer Jedediah Smith with a tract of coast redwoods along the Smith River. Part of Redwood National and State Parks.[110]
John B. Dewitt Redwoods State Natural Reserve State natural reserve Humboldt 70031164000000000001,164 7003116400000000000471 1929 Contains three undeveloped coast redwood groves split off from Humboldt Redwoods State Park in 2001.[111] In development, not open to the public.
John Little State Natural Reserve State natural reserve Monterey 700121000000000000021 70012100000000000008.5 1953 Protects rugged cliffs on the Big Sur coast flanking the mouth of a creek.[112]
Jug Handle State Natural Reserve State natural reserve Mendocino 7002776000000000000776 7002776000000000000314 1976 Interprets a series of marine terraces each exhibiting a different stage of ecological succession.[113]
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park State park Monterey 70033762000000000003,762 70033762000000000001,522 1962 Stretches from the Big Sur coast up to 3,000-foot (910 m) ridges.[114] Includes the iconic seaside McWay Falls.
Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area State recreation area Los Angeles 7002401000000000000401 7002401000000000000162 1984 Offers urban open space in the Baldwin Hills of Los Angeles.[115]
Kings Beach State Recreation Area State recreation area Placer 70007700000000000007.7 70007700000000000003.1 1974 Encompasses 700 feet (210 m) of lakefront on the north shore of Lake Tahoe.[116]
Kruse Rhododendron State Natural Reserve State natural reserve Sonoma 7002317000000000000317 7002317000000000000128 1934 Harbors a secondary forest with spring-blooming rhododendrons adjacent to Salt Point State Park.[117]
La Purísima Mission State Historic Park State historic park Santa Barbara 70031934000000000001,934 7003193400000000000783 1935 Contains the 1813 La Purisima Mission, the most completely restored Spanish mission in California.[118]
Lake Del Valle State Recreation Area State recreation area Alameda 70033732000000000003,732 70033732000000000001,510 1967 Surrounds Lake Del Valle, a reservoir on the Arroyo del Valle managed by the East Bay Regional Park District.
Lake Oroville State Recreation Area State recreation area Butte 700429447000000000029,447 700429447000000000011,917 1967 Surrounds Lake Oroville, a reservoir on the Feather River.[119]
Lake Perris State Recreation Area State recreation area Riverside 70036675000000000006,675 70036675000000000002,701 1974 Contains the southernmost reservoir in the 701-mile (1,128 km) California State Water Project and the Ya'i Heki' Regional Indian Museum.[120]
Lake Valley State Recreation Area State recreation area El Dorado 7002155000000000000155 700215500000000000063 1985 Offers an 18-hole golf course in the High Sierras.[121]
Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park State historic park Sacramento 69998800000000000000.88 69998800000000000000.36 1978 Offers tours of governor and tycoon Leland Stanford's restored 1856 mansion, now a National Historic Landmark.[122]
Leo Carrillo State Park State park Los Angeles and Ventura 70032513000000000002,513 70032513000000000001,017 1953 Honors actor and conservationist Leo Carrillo with a 1.5-mile (2.4 km) beach. Part of Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.[123]
Leucadia State Beach State beach San Diego 700110600000000000010.6 70011060000000000004.3 1949 Comprises a small, rocky beach in Encinitas.[124]
Lighthouse Field State Beach State beach Santa Cruz 700138000000000000038 700138000000000000015 1978 Features the Steamer Lane surf break and a lighthouse containing the Santa Cruz Surfing Museum.[125]
Limekiln State Park State park Monterey 7002711000000000000711 7002711000000000000288 1994 Contains four lime kilns from an 1887 lime-smelting operation on the Big Sur coast.[126]
Little River State Beach State beach Humboldt 7002152000000000000152 700215200000000000062 1931 Comprises a broad open beach with dunes.[127]
Los Angeles State Historic Park State historic park Los Angeles 700132000000000000032 700132000000000000013 2001 Provides urban open space on the site of an 1875 train station where many travelers first arrived in Los Angeles.[128]
Los Encinos State Historic Park State historic park Los Angeles 70004700000000000004.7 70004700000000000001.9 1949
Los Osos Oaks State Natural Reserve State natural reserve San Luis Obispo 700185000000000000085 700185000000000000034 1972
MacKerricher State Park State park Mendocino 70032519000000000002,519 70032519000000000001,019 1949
Mailliard Woods State Natural Reserve State natural reserve Mendocino 7002242000000000000242 700224200000000000098 1945
Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park State historic park Nevada 70033143000000000003,143 70033143000000000001,272 1965
Malibu Creek State Park State park Los Angeles 70038215000000000008,215 70038215000000000003,324 1974
Malibu Lagoon State Beach State beach Los Angeles 7002110000000000000110 700211000000000000045 1951
Manchester State Park State park Mendocino 70035272000000000005,272 70035272000000000002,134 1955
Mandalay State Beach State beach Ventura 700192000000000000092 700192000000000000037 1985
Manresa State Beach State beach Santa Cruz 7002138000000000000138 700213800000000000056 1948
Marconi Conference Center State Historic Park State historic park Marin 700162000000000000062 700162000000000000025 1976
Marina State Beach State Beach Monterey 7002171000000000000171 700217100000000000069 1977
Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park State historic park El Dorado 7002575000000000000575 7002575000000000000233 1942[129]
Martial Cottle Park State Recreation Area State recreation area Santa Clara 7002137000000000000137 700213700000000000055 2003 In development, not open to public
McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park State park Shasta 7002910000000000000910 7002910000000000000370 1920
McConnell State Recreation Area State recreation area Merced 700174000000000000074 700174000000000000030 1949
McGrath State Beach State beach Ventura 7002314000000000000314 7002314000000000000127 1948
Mendocino Headlands State Park State park Mendocino 70037709000000000007,709 70037709000000000003,120 1972
Mendocino Woodlands State Park State park Mendocino 7002720000000000000720 7002720000000000000290 1977
Millerton Lake State Recreation Area State recreation area Fresno and Madera 70036857000000000006,857 70036857000000000002,775 1957 Includes 40 miles (64 km) of shoreline on Millerton Lake and the 1867 Millerton County Courthouse.[130]
Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve State natural reserve Mono 700455300000000000055,300 700455300000000000022,400 1982
Montaña de Oro State Park State park San Luis Obispo 700410366000000000010,366 70041036600000000004,195 1934
Montara State Beach State beach San Mateo 7002780000000000000780 7002780000000000000320 1959
Monterey State Historic Park State historic park Monterey 70009600000000000009.6 70009600000000000003.9 1916
Monterey State Beach State beach Monterey 7002114000000000000114 700211400000000000046 1960
Montgomery Woods State Natural Reserve State natural reserve Mendocino 70032743000000000002,743 70032743000000000001,110 1947
Moonlight State Beach State beach San Diego 700115000000000000015 70011500000000000006.1 1949
Morro Bay State Park State park San Luis Obispo 70032783000000000002,783 70032783000000000001,126 1934
Morro Strand State Beach State beach San Luis Obispo 7002183000000000000183 700218300000000000074 1932
Moss Landing State Beach State beach Monterey County 700160000000000000060 700160000000000000024 1972
Mount Diablo State Park State park Contra Costa 700420124000000000020,124 70042012400000000008,144 1931
Mount San Jacinto State Park State park Riverside 700413718000000000013,718 70041371800000000005,551 1930
Mount Tamalpais State Park State park Marin 70036243000000000006,243 70036243000000000002,526 1928
Natural Bridges State Beach State beach Santa Cruz 700162000000000000062 700162000000000000025 1933
Navarro River Redwoods State Park State park Mendocino 7002727000000000000727 7002727000000000000294 1928
New Brighton State Beach State beach Santa Cruz 7002157000000000000157 700215700000000000064 1933
Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area State vehicular recreation area San Luis Obispo 70032675000000000002,675 70032675000000000001,083 1974
Ocotillo Wells State Vehicular Recreation Area State vehicular recreation area Imperial and San Diego 700450553000000000050,553 700450553000000000020,458 1976 Offers off-roading opportunities adjacent to Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.[131]
Old Sacramento State Historic Park State historic park Sacramento 7002293000000000000293 7002293000000000000119 1967
Old Town San Diego State Historic Park State historic park San Diego 700129000000000000029 700129000000000000012 1967
Olompali State Historic Park State historic park Marin 7002700000000000000700 7002700000000000000280 1977
Pacheco State Park State park Merced and Santa Clara 70036894000000000006,894 70036894000000000002,790 1995
Pacifica State Beach State beach San Mateo 700121000000000000021 70012100000000000008.5 1979
Palomar Mountain State Park State park San Diego 70031909000000000001,909 7003190900000000000773 1932
Patrick's Point State Park State park Humboldt 7002652000000000000652 7002652000000000000264 1930
Pelican State Beach State beach Del Norte 70005200000000000005.2 70005200000000000002.1 1947
Pescadero State Beach State beach San Mateo 7002700000000000000700 7002700000000000000280 1958
Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park State historic park Sonoma 700141000000000000041 700141000000000000017 1951
Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park State park Monterey 70031391000000000001,391 7003139100000000000563 1933
Picacho State Recreation Area State recreation area Imperial 70036759000000000006,759 70036759000000000002,735 1960
Pigeon Point Light Station State Historic Park State historic park San Mateo 700176000000000000076 700176000000000000031 1981
Pío Pico State Historic Park State historic park Los Angeles 70005500000000000005.5 70005500000000000002.2 1917
Pismo State Beach State beach San Luis Obispo 70031412000000000001,412 7003141200000000000571 1935
Placerita Canyon State Park State park Los Angeles 7002342000000000000342 7002342000000000000138 1949
Plumas-Eureka State Park State park Plumas 70034424000000000004,424 70034424000000000001,790 1959
Point Cabrillo Light Station State Historic Park State historic park Mendocino 7002383000000000000383 7002383000000000000155 2002
Point Dume State Beach State beach Ventura 700137000000000000037 700137000000000000015 1958
Point Lobos Ranch Park property Monterey 70031329000000000001,329 7003132900000000000538 1998 In development, not open to public
Point Lobos State Natural Reserve State natural reserve Monterey 70031325000000000001,325 7003132500000000000536 1933
Point Montara Light Station Park property San Mateo 70006000000000000006 70006000000000000002.4 1982
Point Mugu State Park State park Ventura 700413947000000000013,947 70041394700000000005,644 1966
Point Sal State Beach State beach Santa Barbara 700184000000000000084 700184000000000000034 1948
Point Sur State Historic Park State historic park Monterey 700192000000000000092 700192000000000000037 1986 Contains the still-operational 1889 Point Sur Lighthouse and a former U.S. Navy SOSUS base. The lighthouse is on the NRHP.[132]
Pomponio State Beach State beach San Mateo 7002421000000000000421 7002421000000000000170 1960
Portola Redwoods State Park State park San Mateo 70032608000000000002,608 70032608000000000001,055 1945
Prairie City State Vehicular Recreation Area State vehicular recreation area Sacramento 70032786000000000002,786 70032786000000000001,127 1990 Offers open off-roading at the foot of the Sierra Nevada as well as a go-kart track and 4WD obstacle course.[133]
Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park State park Humboldt 700414187000000000014,187 70041418700000000005,741 1923
Providence Mountains State Recreation Area State recreation area San Bernardino 70035890000000000005,890 70035890000000000002,380 1956 Closed to the public
Railtown 1897 State Historic Park State historic park Tuolumne 700124000000000000024 70012400000000000009.7 1982
Red Rock Canyon State Park State park Kern 700425325000000000025,325 700425325000000000010,249 1970
Refugio State Beach State beach Santa Barbara 7002905000000000000905 7002905000000000000366 1950
Reynolds Wayside Campground Wayside campground Mendocino 700166000000000000066 700166000000000000027 1966 Preserves a parcel of old-growth redwoods and Douglas fir beside U.S. Route 101. The campground was removed in 1976.[134]
Richardson Grove State Park State park Humboldt 70031772000000000001,772 7003177200000000000717 1922
Rio de Los Angeles State Park State recreation area Los Angeles 700158000000000000058 700158000000000000023 2001
Robert H. Meyer Memorial State Beach State beach Los Angeles 700137000000000000037 700137000000000000015 1978
Robert Louis Stevenson State Park State park Napa, Sonoma, and Lake 70035990000000000005,990 70035990000000000002,420 1949
Robert W. Crown Memorial State Beach State beach Alameda 7002132000000000000132 700213200000000000053 1961
Russian Gulch State Park State park Mendocino 70031305000000000001,305 7003130500000000000528 1933
Saddleback Butte State Park State park Los Angeles 70032954000000000002,954 70032954000000000001,195 1957
Salinas River State Beach State beach Monterey and Santa Cruz 7002281840000000000281.84 7002281840000000000114.06 1960
Salt Point State Park State park Sonoma 70035684000000000005,684 70035684000000000002,300 1968
Salton Sea State Recreation Area State recreation area Imperial and Riverside 700416901000000000016,901 70041690100000000006,840 1951
Samuel P. Taylor State Park State park Marin 70032707000000000002,707 70032707000000000001,095 1946
San Bruno Mountain State Park State park San Mateo 7002298000000000000298 7002298000000000000121 1980
San Buenaventura State Beach State beach Ventura 7002110000000000000110 700211000000000000045 1961
San Clemente State Beach State beach Orange 7002117000000000000117 700211700000000000047 1931
San Elijo State Beach State beach San Diego 7002588000000000000588 7002588000000000000238 1952
San Gregorio State Beach State beach San Mateo 7002414000000000000414 7002414000000000000168 1958
San Juan Bautista State Historic Park State historic park San Benito 70006100000000000006.1 70006100000000000002.5 1933
San Luis Reservoir State Recreation Area State recreation area Merced 700426036000000000026,036 700426036000000000010,536 1969
San Onofre State Beach State beach San Diego 70032107000000000002,107 7003210700000000000853 1971
San Pasqual Battlefield State Historic Park State historic park San Diego 700169000000000000069 700169000000000000028 1918
San Timoteo Canyon Park property Riverside 70031148000000000001,148 7003114800000000000465 2002
Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park State historic park Santa Cruz 70001900000000000001.9 70001900000000000000.77 1959
Santa Monica State Beach State beach Los Angeles 700148000000000000048 700148000000000000019 1948
Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park State historic park Los Angeles 7002671000000000000671 7002671000000000000272 1979
Schooner Gulch State Beach State beach Mendocino 700154000000000000054 700154000000000000022 1983
Seacliff State Beach State beach Santa Cruz 700189000000000000089 700189000000000000036 1931
Shasta State Historic Park State historic park Shasta 700125000000000000025 700125000000000000010 1937
Silver Strand State Beach State beach San Diego 70033749000000000003,749 70033749000000000001,517 1932
Silverwood Lake State Recreation Area State recreation area San Bernardino 70032201000000000002,201 7003220100000000000891 1978
Sinkyone Wilderness State Park State park Mendocino and Humboldt 70037937000000000007,937 70037937000000000003,212 1975
Smithe Redwoods State Natural Reserve State natural reserve Mendocino 7002689000000000000689 7002689000000000000279 1963
Sonoma State Historic Park State historic park Sonoma 700164000000000000064 700164000000000000026 1909
Sonoma Coast State Park State park Sonoma 700410018000000000010,018 70041001800000000004,054 1934
South Carlsbad State Beach State beach San Diego 7002118000000000000118 700211800000000000048 1949
South Yuba River State Park State park Nevada 70038720000000000008,720 70038720000000000003,530 1979
Standish-Hickey State Recreation Area State recreation area Mendocino 70031021000000000001,021 7003102100000000000413 1921
State Indian Museum State historic park Sacramento 1914 Interprets the diverse cultures of the indigenous peoples of California.[135]
Stone Lake Park property Sacramento 70031090000000000001,090 7003109000000000000440 1978
Sugarloaf Ridge State Park State park Sonoma and Napa 70034416000000000004,416 70034416000000000001,787 1920
Sunset State Beach State beach Santa Cruz 7002302000000000000302 7002302000000000000122 1931
Sutter Buttes State Park State park Sutter 70031785000000000001,785 7003178500000000000722 2003 In development on the north side of the Sutter Buttes. Currently no public access.[136]
Sutter's Fort State Historic Park State historic park Sacramento 70005800000000000005.8 70005800000000000002.3 1914
Tahoe State Recreation Area State Recreation Area Placer 700162000000000000062 700162000000000000025 Campground on Lake Tahoe[137]
Thornton State Beach State beach San Mateo 700158000000000000058 700158000000000000023 1955
Tijuana Estuary Point of interest San Diego
Tolowa Dunes State Park State park Del Norte 70034399000000000004,399 70034399000000000001,780 1983
Tomales Bay State Park State park Marin 70032443000000000002,443 7003244300000000000989 1950 Open under National Park Service management
Tomo-Kahni State Historic Park State historic park Kern 7002560000000000000560 7002560000000000000230 1993
Topanga State Park State park Los Angeles 700412666000000000012,666 70041266600000000005,126 1967
Torrey Pines State Beach State beach San Diego 700161000000000000061 700161000000000000025 1952
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve State natural reserve San Diego 70031461000000000001,461 7003146100000000000591 1952
Trinidad State Beach State beach Humboldt 7002159000000000000159 700215900000000000064 1937
Tule Elk State Natural Reserve State natural reserve Kern 7002984000000000000984 7002984000000000000398 1932
Turlock Lake State Recreation Area State recreation area Stanislaus 70033559000000000003,559 70033559000000000001,440 1950
Twin Lakes State Beach State beach Santa Cruz 700195000000000000095 700195000000000000038 1955
Van Damme State Park State park Mendocino 70032336000000000002,336 7003233600000000000945 1932 Preserves beach, bog, and a pygmy forest on the site of a former redwood lumbering settlement.[138] The pygmy forest is a National Natural Landmark.[139]
Verdugo Mountains Park property Los Angeles 7002251000000000000251 7002251000000000000102 1984
Ward Creek Project Park property Placer 7002173000000000000173 700217300000000000070 1978
Washoe Meadows State Park State park El Dorado 7002628000000000000628 7002628000000000000254 1985
Wassama Round House State Historic Park State historic park Madera 700127000000000000027 700127000000000000011 1978
Watts Towers of Simon Rodia State Historic Park State historic park Los Angeles 69991100000000000000.11 69991100000000000000.045 1978
Weaverville Joss House State Historic Park State historic park Trinity 70002799999999999992.8 70002799999999999991.1 1956
Westport-Union Landing State Beach State beach Mendocino 700158000000000000058 700158000000000000023 1952
Wilder Ranch State Park State park Santa Cruz 70038342000000000008,342 70038342000000000003,376 1974
Wildwood Canyon Park property Riverside 7002856000000000000856 7002856000000000000346 2002 In development
Will Rogers State Beach State beach Los Angeles 700182000000000000082 700182000000000000033 1931
Will Rogers State Historic Park State historic park Los Angeles 7002189000000000000189 700218900000000000076 1944
William B. Ide Adobe State Historic Park State historic park Tehama 70003900000000000003.9 70003900000000000001.6 1951
Woodland Opera House State Historic Park State historic park Yolo 69992600000000000000.26 69992600000000000000.11 1980
Woodson Bridge State Recreation Area State recreation area Tehama 7002323000000000000323 7002323000000000000131 1959
Zmudowski State Beach State beach Monterey and Santa Cruz 7002194000000000000194 700219400000000000079 1950

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  115. ^ "Kenneth Hahn SRA". California State Parks. Retrieved 2012-07-10. 
  116. ^ "Kings Beach SRA". California State Parks. Retrieved 2012-05-31. 
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  118. ^ "La Purísima Mission SHP". California State Parks. Retrieved 2012-07-10. 
  119. ^ "Lake Oroville SRA". California State Parks. Retrieved 2012-07-10. 
  120. ^ "Lake Perris State Recreation Area". California State Parks. 2011. Retrieved 2012-05-31. 
  121. ^ "Lake Valley SRA". California State Parks. Retrieved 2012-05-31. 
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  124. ^ "Leucadia SB". California State Parks. Retrieved 2012-07-28. 
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