7 Lesser-Known State Parks In Northern California That Will Absolutely Amaze You

There’s no better way to spend your time than by exploring our Northern California state parks. However, what do you do after you’ve exhausted the most notable ones? Check out the lesser known parks, of course! These underrated state parks may not be as famous as our many redwoods-centric parks, but you’ll find that they actually have a lot to offer. And better yet, you might just avoid the tourist crowds! Check them out.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

How many of these underrated state parks have you been to? Be sure to check out these 14 Hidden Gems In Northern California for even more little known destinations that you’re sure to love.