Southern California National Parks
Get a breath of fresh air with these national parks all located in Southern California! Whether you are looking for a challenging hike that takes all day or a stroll through the park, we got you covered! Hiking trails in Southern California offer an adventure with beautiful scenery.
- Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area – Experience the famous beaches of Malibu or explore more than 500 miles of trails!
- Ernest E. Debs Regional Park – A large open space nature reserve and regional park in the Montecito Hills neighborhood of central-northeast Los Angeles.
- Griffith Park – Today’s Griffith Park offers numerous family attractions, an assortment of educational and cultural institutions, and miles of hiking and horseback riding trails, and provides visitors an ideal environment for enjoyable recreation activities.
- Irvine Regional Park – Irvine Regional Park is nestled among a grove of heritage Oak and Sycamore trees. Surrounding the park are a variety of wildlife, trees, and shaded turf areas for leisure activities.
- Crystal Cove State Park – Enjoy 3.2 miles of Pacific coastline, inland chaparral canyons, and the Crystal Cove Historic District of beach houses.
- Ronald W. Caspers Wilderness Park – Huge, 8,000-acre park preserve with camping, wildlife sightings, nature walks, trails & more.
- Point Reyes National Park – Point Reyes offers visitors over 1500 species of plants and animals to discover.
- Cabrillo National Monument – Located at the southern tip of the Point Loma Peninsula in San Diego, California, commemorating the landing of Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo in 1542.
- Sunset Cliff Natural Park – This unique coastal environment features expansive ocean views, dramatic cliff formations and caves, and a fascinating intertidal area.
- California Citrus State Historic Park – This park interprets the industry’s role in the history and development of California through the stories of the diverse groups of people who made it all possible.
- Box Springs Mountain Reserve Park – Seven regional parks open for day use, overnight camping, hiking, boating, fishing, horseback riding, special events, and more.
- Sycamore Canyon Springs – The Sycamore Canyon Wilderness Park is a great place to hike! 25 miles of official trails make a great addition to anyone’s day.