Tent camping in California gives lots of chances to experience the truth about natural scientist John Muir, every time you take a walk with nature; you receive more than you seek. John Muir is a champion of Yosemite National Park, (Sierra Nevada Mountains).
Muir would have definitely enjoyed king's Canyon NP; the channel islands which are well sculpted, the Joshua tree's desert landscape, the extreme conditions of Death Valley NP, Channel Islands NP, Redwood NP and Sequoia with towering trees, Devil's Post Pile National Monument, The trembling, smoke at Lassen Volcanic NP, and also the channel Island and Redwood NP and Sequoia. All these places give a different experience for campers who are going for camping in California.
Characteristics, fee, information regarding the seasons, amenities, and also the directions to the national park of California are available online. The information regarding the monuments is also available on the internet
The map of the park is also available which will help you for your travel plan.
Not many tourist are aware of state parks which infact are very impressive places meant for tent camping in California. There are number of such parks in California . To be exact , the state manages about two hundred and seventy parks which have approximately about fifteen thousand campgrounds available for camping in California.
There are about three thousand miles of trails in state parks of California, spread on one million and four hundred thousands acres of land . Boating, fishing and swimming enthusiast may get many opportunities for camping in California within 450 kilometers of coastline and about one thousand kilometers of lake and the river.
The websites or the online links to the Department or parks and Recreation of this state gives easy to understand details, directions and also descriptions of various parks which are good for camping in California. These details can be obtained from the various search engines on the internet. Places like Castle Crag SP which is on the Sacramento River, Andrew Mol era State Park which is in Big Sur, Jedediah Smith Redwoods located on the Smith River and also Silver wood Lake on the Pacific coast Trail.
You want to camp within your favorite place like forest, mountain, ocean, river, desert etc. You can search all these in 12 geographical regions of California. You will have to do bit of research to locate all desired places for camping in California.
- San Diego County
- Orange County
- Inland Empire
- Los Angeles County
- Desert like Barstow, Palm Springs, needles
- Central Coast like Monterey, Big Sur
- San Francisco Bay, like San Jose
- High Sierra, e. g. Mariposa, Bridgeport etc.
- Gold Country e. g. Nevada City, Sonora.
- Central Valley, e. g. Sacramento Bakersfield, Fresno.
- North Coast e. g. , Crescent City, Eureka, Sonoma
- Shasta or Cascade Trinity e. g. Alturas, Redding, Chico.
Privately owned campsites and federal state are to a great degree throughout these regions. These range from the ones with primitive facilities to the more modern campsites which have facilities of restrooms, showers, laundry rooms, camp stores and also visitors centers. A little more research on your part would help you to make your tent camping in California a pleasant camping trip for you
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