Visit the Best State Parks in California this Summer

State ParksNow that summer is almost here, families and friends will soon be piling into their RVs to take nice, relaxing road trips. If you are planning a camping trip this summer, state parks throughout California are a great option for an affordable and fun vacation destination. Check out a few of the most beautiful parts in the state you will definitely won’t want to miss.

Big Basin Redwoods State Park

California’s oldest state park features more than 80 miles of trails through the Santa Cruz Mountains. Its clear streams and exotic wildlife make it a great place for families to stop and visit during their trip. With so much to offer, it’s hard to see it all in one day. That’s why Big Basin also offers camping within the park, including 38 walk-in sites that will let you pitch a tent out in the quiet wilderness.

Salt Point State Park

Combining beautiful terrain and views of the coast, this park is one that is truly amazing to see. Throughout the park’s 20 miles of trails, Salt Point visitors will be able to see wind and water-carved tafoni, honeycombed sandstone formations and pygmy forest filled with cypress and pine trees that are sure to be unlike anything you and your family have seen before.

Ano Nuevo State Park

This park is perfect for the animal lover in your family, as the park includes a nature preserve where more than 10,000 elephant seals go to breed, give birth and molt their skin each year. With numerous wetland marshes, dune fields and coastal scrub hosting, Ano Nuevo offers a unique terrain and spectacular wildlife views that you and your family are sure to love.

Bothe-Napa Valley State Park

Located in the heart of the beautiful Napa Valley, this park offers everything you need to have a great time. The park’s hiking trails include a path where climbers make their way through Ritchey Canyon on the Redwood Trail where you and your family will get to experience numerous sights and sounds such as water crashing against the creek bed and all of the lovely ferns that encase the trail.

For even more must-see state park profiles, check out the California Travel & Tourism Commission’s website.

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