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California’s 280 state parks showcase a dynamic collection of natural treasures, fascinating historic sites, and one-of-a-kind destinations. You’ll find wild beaches, Gold Rush mines, lush forests, booming waterfalls, and pristine deserts. The biggest, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, offers unparalleled stargazing within a short drive from San Diego. The oldest, Big Basin Redwood State Park, features some of the most magnificent trees you will ever see. The strangest, Bodie State Historic Par

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