Essential guide to all of California's state parks, & the wealth of activities to do there. Thoroughly updated & revised. 120 B&W photos, 74 maps; 8.5x9 inches, 304 pgs.
Easy-to-use new edition reorganizes the parks into twelve travel regions
From mountains to deserts, towering redwoods to endless beaches, California's state parks contain more natural variety than the parks of any other state. Whether you're packing hiking boots or a picnic basket, ski poles or a fishing pole, California's State Parks: A Complete Recreation Guide is your entree to the Golden State's great outdoors.
This essential guide covers all 239 of California's state parks, preserves, and recreation areas officially open to the public. It details everything you need to know to choose among them: maps and directions; information on all types of year-round activities; park seasons, hours, fees and facilities; and facts about each park's plants, wildlife, history and geology. You'll find information where to go boating, camping, hiking, swimming, fishing, skiing, picnicking, and more. Don't explore California without it!
WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING:
"A blunt, indispensable guidebook. Los Angeles Times