Find out about historic and scenic sites as well as programs, fees and directions to California's national parks, monuments and recreation areas:

Alcatraz Island, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Ft. Mason, B201, San Francisco; (415) 561-4900 or (415) 981-7625 (tickets), http://www.nps.gov/alca.

Cabrillo National Monument, 1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive, San Diego; (619) 557-5450, http://www.nps.gov/cabr.

California National Historic Trail, 324 S. State St., Suite 200, Box 30, Salt Lake City, Utah; (801) 741-1012, http://www.nps.gov/cali.

César E. Chávez National Monument, 29700 Woodford-Tehachapi Road, Keene; (661) 823-6134, http://www.nps.gov/cech.

Channel Islands National Park, 1901 Spinnaker Drive, Ventura; (805) 658-5730, http://www.nps.gov/chis.

Death Valley National Park, P.O. Box 579, Death Valley; (760) 786-3200, http://www.nps.gov/deva.

Devils Postpile National Monument, P.O. Box 3999, Mammoth Lakes; (760) 934-2289, http://www.nps.gov/depo. Open early June to mid-October.

Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site, P.O. Box 280, Danville; (925) 838-0249, http://www.nps.gov/euon.

Ft. Point National Historic Site, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Ft. Mason, B201, San Francisco; (415) 556-1693, http://www.nps.gov/fopo.

Golden Gate National Recreation Area (includes Crissy Field, Ocean Beach, Sweeney Ridge, Rancho Corral de Tierra, Marin Headlands, Phleger Estate, Ft. Funston, Alcatraz and the Presidio), Ft. Mason, B201, San Francisco; (415) 561-4700, http://www.nps.gov/goga.

John Muir National Historic Site, 4202 Alhambra Ave., Martinez; (925) 228-8860, http://www.nps.gov/jomu.

Joshua Tree National Park, 74485 National Park Drive, Twentynine Palms; (760) 367-5500, http://www.nps.gov/jotr.

Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail, 333 Bush St., Suite 500, San Francisco; (415) 623-2340, http://www.nps.gov/juba.

Lassen Volcanic National Park, P.O. Box 100, Mineral; (530) 595-4480, http://www.nps.gov/lavo.

Lava Beds National Monument, 1 Indian Well Headquarters, Tulelake; (530) 667-8113, http://www.nps.gov/labe.

Mammoth Lakes: Welcome Center, 2510 Highway 203, Mammoth Lakes (760) 924-5500 (open year round; shared center with Inyo National Forest), http://www.nps.gov/depo and http://www.fs.usda.gov/inyo.

Manzanar National Historic Site, 5001 U.S. Highway 395, Independence; (760) 878-2194, Ext. 3310, http://www.nps.gov/manz.

Mojave National Preserve, 2701 Barstow Road, Barstow; (760) 252-6100, http://www.nps.gov/moja.

Muir Woods National Monument, Mill Valley; (415) 388-2595, http://www.nps.gov/muwo.