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9 Best National Parks near Los Angeles

Anushree Ingale Jul 23, 2019
Los Angeles, one of the biggest urban sprawls in the US, also has some natural getaways in form of National parks. So pack up your bag and get your tank full and head for the breathtaking parks that beautify this amazing city.

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Crater Lake National Park

It is the deepest lake in U.S. with 1,949 feet depth and is a place for those who find beauty in the nature.

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Redwood National and State Parks

It’s an amazing experience to stare at earths tallest living thing which is more than 300 feet in height.

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Lassen Volcanic National Park

One can experience the sizzling fumaroles, hot springs and sulfurous vents here.

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Grand Canyon National Park

Having a trail to hike down is fun at this national park!

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You can enjoy the scenic view of the place in helicopter rides.

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Yosemite National Park

Sit besides the highest waterfall-Yosemite falls, at 2,425 feet.

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Do not miss out on rafting in the Merced river.

Death Valley

With its colorful rock formations, the place is an Artist’s Palette. A landscape blemish with pastel colors.

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Experience a bliss by running on the top of a sand dune.

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Here you may come across the largest single stem tree in the world- German Sherman Tree with a height of 275 feet and 25 feet in diameter.

Joshua Tree National Park

The beauty of this place is Joshua tree itself which is one of the beautiful landscape to admire.

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A place for mountaineering enthusiasts and rock climbers.

Channel Islands National Park

Has five separate islands — Anacapa, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, San Miguel, and Santa Barbara.

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Anacapa- The closest island
Catch a glimpse of California Sea lions resting on the Arch rock.

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Santa Cruz- Largest island among five.
Santa Cruz Beach Broadwalk, the oldest amusement park to enjoy with your family and have some adrenaline rush on different rides.