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California: Outdoor

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Explore California's Outdoor Playgrounds
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Discover the North Coast

Hugging California’s north-western edge, a spectacular network of parks protecting nearly half of the world’s coast redwoods, the world’s tallest living things, which grow...

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Discover the High Sierra

Famous for its plunging waterfalls and massive granite faces, this unparalleled parkland, designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1984, attracts 4 million visitors...

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Discover the Deserts

The largest national park outside Alaska, Death Valley is an almost unfathomable place. The park’s 3.3 million acres encompass mountain-size sand dunes, below-sea-...

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Train Like a Winter Olympian

Here’s where you can participate in Olympic winter sports—and more snow activities—throughout California

If your alpine skiing time doesn’t quite qualify for the Olympic Games or you’re seeking expert tips on the halfpipe, California offers...