California

 

California National Parks

Name

Status

Beschreibung

Lage

Channel Islands

National Park

Five islands at the California coast

Southwest

Death Valley

National Park

North America’s driest region, partly in Nevada

Southeast

Joshua Tree

National Park

Rock formations and two desert joining

Southeast

Kings Canyon

National Park

Stock of mammoth trees, adjoining Sequoia NP

East

Lassen Volcanic

National Park

Active volcanoes in the Cascade Range

North

Pinnacles

National Park

Mountainous area with spectacular rocks

West

Redwood

National Park

Large stock of majestic redwood trees

Northwest

Sequoia

National Park

Park surrounding Mount Whitney and the Giant Forest

East

Yosemite

National Park

Diverse habitats and rock formations

East

World War II Valor in the Pacific, Tule Lake Unit

National Monument

Former detention camp during World War II

North

Cabrillo

National Monument

Place where first European set foot on West Coast

Southwest

Devils Postpile

National Monument

Basal escarpment, enclosed by National Forest

East

Lava Beds

National Monument

Scenery created by volcano eruptions

North

Muir Woods

National Monument

Stock of old  redwood trees

Northwest

Whiskeytown

National Recreation Area

Lake between to mountain ranges

North

Golden Gate

National Recreation Area

Collection of parks and monuments at the Bay

West

Santa Monica Mountains

National Recreation Area

Protected habitat along the coast

Southwest

Point Reyes

National Seashore

Hundreds of animal and plant species in coast habitat

Northwest

Mojave

National Preserve

Sand dunes, redwoods and volcanic formations

Southeast

Port Chicago Naval Magazine

National Memorial

Monument to large explosion in 1944

West

Rosie the Riveter

National Historical Park

Historic places about America’s entry to the war

Richmond

San Francisco Maritime

National Historical Park

Maritime history with several exhibits

San Francisco

Eugene O’Neill

National Historic Site

Former home of the Nobel prize winner

Danville

Fort Point

National Historic Site

Civil War fort near Golden Gate Bridge

San Francisco

John Muir

National Historic Site

Former home of the famous scientist

Martinez

Manzanar

National Historic Site

Location of detention camps during the war

Südosten


 

 

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