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Lake Casitas National Park

8 Activites Phone: (805)-649-2233 Distance: 4.06 miles

Lake Casitas is formed by Casitas Dam, which is a feature of the Ventura Project. Lake Casitas Recreation Area offers one of the nations best bass fishing areas. Record catches have been made at the Lake and the availability of trophy bass lures sports fisherman from throughout the United States. During the winter months the lake is stocked with trout to provide additional fishing opportunities...

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Channel Islands National Park

Rank: 174 10 Activites Phone: (805)-658-5730 Email: chis_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 7.67 miles

Channel Islands National Park encompasses five remarkable islands and their ocean environment, preserving and protecting a wealth of natural and cultural resources. Isolation over thousands of years has created unique animals, plants, and archeological resources found nowhere else on Earth and helped preserve a place where visitors can experience coastal southern California as it once was.

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Matilija Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 15.57 miles

The Matilija Wilderness now contains a total of 29,600 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1992 the Matilija Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...in...

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Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary Park

11 Activites Phone: (805)-966-7107 Email: channelislands@noaa.gov Distance: 20.15 miles

The waters that swirl around the five islands within the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary combine warm and cool currents to create an exceptional breeding ground for many species of plants and animals. Forests of giant kelp are home to numerous populations of fish and invertebrates. Every year over 27 species of whales and dolphins visit or inhabit the sanctuary including the rare blue, h...

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Los Padres National Forest Park

10 Activites Email: mailroom_r5_los_padres@fs.fed.us Distance: 20.29 miles

The Los Padres National Forest features mountains, streams, rivers and beaches. Weather can vary throughout the forest and altitude ranges from sea level on the Monterey Ranger District, to almost 9,000 feet on the Mt. Pinos Ranger District.Accessible Recreation OpportunitiesA continuing goal of the Los Padres National Forest is to make the recreational opportunities accessible to persons with dis...

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Sespe Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 25.51 miles

The Sespe Wilderness now contains a total of 219,700 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1992 the Sespe Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...increas...

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Dick Smith Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 27.50 miles

The Dick Smith Wilderness now contains a total of 67,800 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1984 the Dick Smith Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "....

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Hopper Mountain National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (805)-644-5185 Email: Marc_Weitzel@fws.gov Distance: 29.69 miles

Hopper Mountain National Wildlife Refuge is located in Ventura County, in southern California. It is bordered by the Los Padres National Forest and the Sespe Condor Sanctuary to the north. The 2,471-acre refuge was established in 1974 to protect the endangered California condor, its habitat, and other wildlife resources. The refuge is in rugged, mountainous terrain. Primary habitats include an...

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Chumash Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 33.15 miles

The Chumash Wilderness now contains a total of 38,150 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1992 the Chumash Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...incr...

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Cachuma Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (805)-686-5054 Distance: 36.26 miles

Cachuma Reservoir, formed by Bradbury Dam, offers a prime recreational opportunity for the south central coast area of California. The Cachuma Project is located in the Santa Ynez Valley, the area provides an aesthetic view of the Santa Ynez mountains. The recreation area is adjacent to the Los Padres National Forest. Easily accessible from Santa Barbara, the area provide excellent camping facil...

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Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area Park

Rank: 96 11 Activites Phone: (805)-370-2301 Email: samo_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 39.88 miles

Hidden in plain sight from Los Angeles, the Santa Monica Mountains offer easy access to surprisingly wild places. Experience the famous beaches of Malibu or explore more than 500 miles of trails. The park abounds with historical and cultural sites, from old movie ranches to Native American centers. What will you and your family discover?

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Bitter Creek National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (805)-644-5185 Email: hoppermountain@fws.gov Distance: 41.25 miles

The Bitter Creek National Wildlife Refuge is located in the southwestern San Joaquin Valley foothills of Kern County, California. Elevations on the Refuge range from 1,600 to 4,680 feet. Purchased to protect dwindling California condor foraging and roosting habitat in 1985, the 14,097-acre refuge is the site where the last wild female condor was trapped in 1986. Today, the reintroduced condors...

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San Rafael Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 43.97 miles

The San Rafael Wilderness now contains a total of 197,380 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1968 the San Rafael Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...

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Sepulveda Dam National Park

7 Activites Phone: (213)-452-3402 Distance: 51.46 miles

The Sepulveda Dam's recreation facilities are managed by the City of Los Angeles Parks. The site has no permanent pool, but the sports facilities, including golf and tennis, draw many to this urban project in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles.

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Carrizo Plain National Monument Park

4 Activites Phone: (661)-391-6000 Email: racooper@blm.gov Distance: 55.01 miles

The Carrizo Plain National Monument, located 100 airline miles (160 km) from Los Angeles, is an area by-passed by time. Soda Lake, its centerpiece, is a glistening bed of white salt, set within a vast open grassland, rimmed by steep mountains. The plain is home to diverse communities of wildlife and plant species, is an area culturally important to Native Americans, and is traversed by the San ...

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Hansen Dam National Park

8 Activites Phone: (213)-452-3402 Distance: 55.37 miles

The City of Los Angeles manages the extensive day-use facilities, including golf and riding stables, are available at this site in the San Fernando Valley.

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Arroyo Seco Historic Parkway - Route 110

Phone: (323)-221-9944 Distance: 66.64 miles

The Arroyo Seco Parkway connects Los Angeles and Pasadena through the historic Arts and Crafts landscape of the Arroyo Seco. Conceived in the parkway tradition with gentle curves, lush landscaping, and scenic vistas, the byway incorporated the modern elements that would lay the groundwork for the California freeway system.

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Angeles National Forest Park

13 Activites Email: jdwagner@fs.fed.us Distance: 68.00 miles

The Angeles National Forest is an urban National Forest in the center of an ever changing population and provides a wide range of recreation opportunities to visitors from around the world. These important recreation areas provide a place for surrounding communities to experience solitude, quiet, and enjoy unique recreation opportunities.ON SHOOTING: TARGET SHOOTING IS NOT ALLOWED ANYWHERE IN ANGE...

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Angeles Crest Scenic Byway (Route 2) National Park

Distance: 76.06 miles

The Angeles Crest Highway offers a scenic, secluded getaway, the entrance of which is only minutes from the city of Los Angeles. The other end of the highway is less than 10 miles from interstate 15, offering a scenic alternative for navigating to the big city. The highway, as it winds along the San Gabriel Mountains, offers spectacular views of nearby mountains and valleys. Several vista point...

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César E. Chávez National Monument Park

Rank: 351 Email: craig_dalby@nps.gov Distance: 76.08 miles

Yes, we can! Widely recognized as the most important Latino leader in the United States during the twentieth century, César E. Chávez led farm workers and supporters in the establishment of the country's first permanent agricultural union. His leadership brought sustained international attention to the plight of U.S. farm workers, and secured for them higher wages and safer working conditions

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Whittier Narrows Dam National Park

6 Activites Phone: (213)-452-3402 Distance: 77.31 miles

This project is managed by Los Angeles County Parks and the City of Pico Rivera. Whittier Narrows has no permanent pool. It is located in a highly developed industrial, agricultural, and residential area of Los Angeles County's San Gabriel Valley. Golfing and skeet shooting are among the attractions.

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Bakersfield Recreation Sites

9 Activites Phone: (661)-391-6000 Email: racooper@blm.gov Distance: 77.92 miles

The Caliente Range forms the western border of the Carrizo Plain National Monument, and Caliente Mountain is the highest point in San Luis Obispo County. This is an isolated area, with the Cuyama Valley and the Los Padres National Forest situated on the other side of the Range.

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San Gabriel Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 78.15 miles

The San Gabriel Wilderness now contains a total of 36,118 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1968 the San Gabriel Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of ...

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Santa Fe Dam National Park

8 Activites Phone: (213)-452-3402 Distance: 80.47 miles

Facilities at Santa Fe are operated by Los Angeles County Parks. Swimming, fishing, non-power boating, hiking and picnicking are available. Of interest are the five distinct biological communities within the area. They represent the last vestige of a complex plant life system that was important to the Indians and early settlers.

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Machesna Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (760)-384-5400 Email: mdickes@blm.gov Distance: 82.65 miles

The Machesna Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 19,882 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1984 the Machesna Mountain Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordi...

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