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Cachuma Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (805)-686-5054 Distance: 8.22 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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Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary Park

11 Activites Phone: (805)-966-7107 Email: channelislands@noaa.gov Distance: 12.30 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: 15.00 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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Dick Smith Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 17.36 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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San Rafael Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 17.48 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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Matilija Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 20.88 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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Lake Casitas National Park

8 Activites Phone: (805)-649-2233 Distance: 27.33 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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Bitter Creek National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (805)-644-5185 Email: hoppermountain@fws.gov Distance: 32.82 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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Chumash Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 35.32 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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Channel Islands National Park

Rank: 174 10 Activites Phone: (805)-658-5730 Email: chis_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 36.39 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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Carrizo Plain National Monument Park

4 Activites Phone: (661)-391-6000 Email: racooper@blm.gov Distance: 37.05 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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Sespe Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 42.72 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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Hopper Mountain National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (805)-644-5185 Email: Marc_Weitzel@fws.gov Distance: 52.97 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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Garcia Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 55.95 miles

The Garcia Wilderness now contains a total of 14,100 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1992 the Garcia 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 "...increa...

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Point Sal National Park

2 Activites Phone: (661)-391-6000 Email: racooper@blm.gov Distance: 55.97 miles

Point Sal is a 77-acre promontory on the coast of northern Santa Barbara County near the north end of Vandenberg Air Force Base. It is a fragile area, with sandy soil and a unique blend of wildlife. Sea lions, mussels, and deer can be found just yards from one another. Threatened or endangered species such as the peregrine falcon, California brown pelican, California least tern, southern sea otter...

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Machesna Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (760)-384-5400 Email: mdickes@blm.gov Distance: 56.11 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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Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (805)-343-9151 Email: Chris_Barr@fws.gov Distance: 56.29 miles

The Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Refuge is located along the central coast of California, in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties. Bordered by the Pacific Ocean to the west and farmland to the east, the refuge encompasses one of the largest coastal dune systems remaining in California. The refuge is situated in the heart of the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Preserve, a partnership program among Feder...

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Santa Lucia Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (661)-391-6000 Email: pdewitt@blm.gov Distance: 64.57 miles

The Santa Lucia Wilderness now contains a total of 20,486 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 1978 the Santa Lucia Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportu...

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Santa Margarita Lake National Park

8 Activites Distance: 66.95 miles

Managed by San Luis Obispo County Parks, the park is set in rolling oak woodlands and offers boating, a marina and camping. Swimming and other water contact sports are prohibited.

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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: 68.58 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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Route 1 - San Luis Obispo North Coast Byway National Park

Phone: (805)-541-8000 Distance: 69.61 miles

The San Luis Obispo North Coast Byway provides an extraordinary experience. The unique geographic sections of the corridor offer a mosaic of experiences. From Hearst Castle, to Morro Estuary and the Pacific, to the outdoor recreation of hiking, biking, and kayaking, the corridor offers something for everyone.

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Bakersfield Recreation Sites

9 Activites Phone: (661)-391-6000 Email: racooper@blm.gov Distance: 71.99 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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Sepulveda Dam National Park

7 Activites Phone: (213)-452-3402 Distance: 79.18 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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Kern National Wildlife Refuge Park

2 Activites Phone: (661)-725-2767 Email: Dave_Hardt@fws.gov Distance: 81.75 miles

Kern National Wildlife Refuge is located in the southern portion of California's San Joaquin Valley, 20 miles west of the city of Delano. Situated on the southern margin of what was once the largest freshwater wetland complex in the western United States, Kern Refuge provides optimum wintering habitat for migratory birds with an emphasis on waterfowl and water birds. Through restoration and ma...

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Hansen Dam National Park

8 Activites Phone: (213)-452-3402 Distance: 81.94 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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