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California State Park High Points

List is an Incomplete and Unchecked First Draft

Showing Sean Casserly's most recent ascent dates for climbed peaks (16 out of 227, or 7.05%)

RankLand NamePeak Elev-M CountyAscentsAscent Date
1.Robert Louis Stevenson State ParkMount Saint Helena1324Sonoma2112007-08-10
1.Fremont Peak State ParkFremont Peak967Monterey/San Benito742007-08-10
1.Jack London State ParkJack London State Park High Point722Sonoma412007-08-10
1.Samuel P. Taylor State ParkBarnabe Mountain447Marin762007-08-10
1.Morro Bay State ParkCerro Cabrillo278San Luis Obispo412007-08-10
6.Olompali State Historic ParkBurdell Mountain475Marin762014-12-27
7.Mount Tamalpais State ParkMount Tamalpais-East Peak784Marin5762015-04-05 da
8.Sugarloaf Ridge State ParkBald Mountain832Sonoma742015-10-18
8.Trione-Annadel State ParkBennett Mountain575Sonoma312015-10-18
10.Mount Diablo State ParkMount Diablo1173Contra Costa8142015-11-15
11.Pacheco State ParkSpikes Peak587Merced372015-11-22
12.Angel Island State ParkMount Caroline Livermore238Marin1162015-12-19
13.Castle Rock State ParkCastle Rock980Santa Cruz372017-06-25 b
14.Martial Cottle Park State Recreation AreaMartial Cottle State Recreation Area High Point50Santa Clara132017-10-22 d
15.Cuyamaca State ParkCuyamaca Peak1985San Diego5862018-09-22 a
16.Providence Mountains State Recreation AreaEdgar Peak2183San Bernardino902019-03-02
 Mount San Jacinto State ParkSan Jacinto Peak3304Riverside1836 
 Bodie State ParkBodie Bluff2738Mono2 
 Donner Memorial State ParkSchallenberger Ridge2277Placer15 
 Grover Hot Springs State ParkGrover Hot Springs State Park High Point2275Alpine1 
 Plumas Eureka State ParkEureka Peak2270Plumas31 
 Emerald Bay State ParkEmerald Bay State Park High Point2082El Dorado16 
 Washoe Meadow State ParkWashoe Meadow State Park High Point1977El Dorado7 
 Mono Lake Tufa State Natural ReserveMono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve High Point1956Mono18 
 Lake Valley State Rec AreaLake Valley State Recreation Area High Point1928El Dorado11 
 Kings Beach State Recreation AreaKings Beach State Recreation Area High Point1904Placer13 
 Anza-Borrego Desert State ParkCombs Peak1888San Diego201 
 Calaveras Big Trees State ParkCalaveras Big Trees State Park High Point1714Tuolumne2 
 Palomar Mountain State ParkBoucher Hill1658San Diego251 
 Tomo-Kahni PeakTomo-Kahni Peak1513Kern4 
 Malakoff Digging State Historical parkMalakoff Diggins Historic State Park High Point1308Nevada2 
 South Yuba River State ParkSouth Yuba River State Park High Point1151Nevada2 
 Castle Crags State ParkCastle Crags State Park High Point1135Shasta2 
 Red Rock Canyon State ParkRed Rock Canyon State Park High Point1130Kern7 
 Saddleback Butte State ParkSaddleback Butte1113Los Angeles123 
 Henry Willard Coe State ParkHenry Coe State Park High Point1085Stanislaus4 
 Humboldt Redwoods State ParkGrasshopper Mountain1030Humboldt17 
 McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State ParkMcArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park High Point969Shasta2 
 Antelope Valley Indian Museum State Historic ParkPiute Butte968Los Angeles8 
 Auburn State Recreation AreaAuburn State Recreation Area High Point958Placer1 
 Arthur B. Ripley Desert Woodland State ParkArthur B. Ripley Desert Woodland State Park High Point928Los Angeles2 
 Antelope Valley California Poppy ReserveAntelope Buttes High Point927Los Angeles19 
 Empire Mine State Historic ParkEmpire Mine State Historic Park High Point889Nevada4 
 Malibu Creek State ParkMalibu Creek State Park High Point835Los Angeles9 
 Lake Perris State Recreation AreaMount Russell824Riverside91 
 The Forest of Nisene Marks State ParkThe Forest of Nisene Marks State Park High Point810Santa Cruz5 
 Henry Cowell Redwoods State ParkHenry Cowell State Park High Point793Santa Cruz7 
 Indian Grinding Rock State Historic ParkIndian Grinding Rock State Historic Park High Point792Amador7 
 Chumash Painted Cave State Historic ParkChumash Painted Cave State Historic Park High Point789Santa Barbara4 
 Topanga State ParkTopanga State Park High Point789Los Angeles13 
 Big Basin Redwoods State ParkEagle Rock758Santa Cruz22 
 Columbia Historic State ParkColumbia Historic State Park High Point729Tuolumne2 
 Wassama Round House Historic State ParkWassama Round House Historic State Park High Point703Madera3 
 Clear Lake State ParkClear Lake State Park High Point640Lake1 
 Bothe-Napa Valley State ParkBothe-Napa Valley State Park High Point622Napa/Sonoma1 
 Millerton State Recreation AreaMillerton Lake State Recreation Area High Point615Fresno5 
 Weaverville Joss House State Historic ParkWeaverville Joss House SHP High Point614Trinity3 
 Portola Redwoods State ParkPortola Redwoods State Park High Point610San Mateo6 
 Lake Del Valle State Recreation AreaLake Del Valle State Recreation Area High Point604Alameda1 
 Marshall Gold Discovery SHPMarshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park High Point586El Dorado1 
 Anderson Marsh State Historic ParkAnderson Marsh State Historic Park High Point583Lake1 
 Butano State ParkButano State Park High Point577San Mateo3 
 Austin Creek State Recreation AreaAustin Creek State Recreation Area High Point570Sonoma3 
 Santa Susana Pass State Historic ParkPass Point 1840'+561Los Angeles38 
 Wilder Ranch State Park Wilder Ranch State Park High Point559Santa Cruz5 
 Burleigh-Murray Ranch State ParkBurleigh-Murray Ranch State Park High Point551San Mateo9 
 California Mining & Mineral Museum State ParkCalifornia Mining and Mineral Museum Park High Point550Mariposa3 
 Chino Hills State ParkSan Juan Hill543Orange/San Bernardino161 
 Indio Hills Palms PropertyFan Hill536Riverside10 
 Montara State BeachMontara State Beach High Point508San Mateo12 
 Hearst San Simeon State ParkHearst San Simeon State Historical Monument High Point493San Luis Obispo4 
 Admiral Standley State Recreation AreaAdmiral Standley State Recreation Area High Point491Mendocino1 
 Fort Ross State Historic ParkFort Ross State Historic Park High Point490Sonoma1 
 Prairie Creek Redwoods State ParkPrairie Creek Redwoods State Park High Point464Humboldt1 
 Railtown Historic State ParkRailtown State Historic Park High Point461Tuolumne2 
 Gaviota State ParkGaviota State Park High Point404Santa Barbara28 
 Armstrong Redwoods State Natural ReserveArmstrong Redwoods State Reserve High Point395Sonoma1 
 Sonoma Coast State ParkSonoma Coast State Park High Point394Sonoma2 
 Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic ParkMarshall Gold Discovery SHM High Point389El Dorado5 
 San Bruno State/County ParkSan Bruno State and County Park High Point387San Mateo49 
 Tomales Bay State ParkTomales Bay State Park High Point387Marin7 
 Shasta Historic ParkShasta State Historic Park High Point361Shasta5 
 Folsom Lake State Recreation AreaFolsom Lake State Recreation Area High Point343El Dorado1 
 Salt Point State ParkSalt Point State Park High Point333Sonoma1 
 California Citrus State Historic ParkCalifornia Citrus State Historic Park High Point331Riverside17 
 Crystal Cove State BeachCrystal Cove State Park High Point315Orange43 
 China Camp State ParkChina Camp State Park High Point311Marin20 
 San Luis Reservoir State Recreation AreaSan Luis Reservoir State Recreation Area High Point305Merced4 
 Mendocino Headlands State ParkMendocino Headlands State Park High Point297Mendocino1 
 Grizzly Creek Redwoods State ParkGrizzly Creek Redwoods State Park High Point285Humboldt1 
 Kruse Rhododendron State Natural ReserveKruse Rhododendron State Reserve High Point270Sonoma1 
 Hendy Woods State ParkHendy Woods State Park High Point259Mendocino1 
 Los Encinos State Historic ParkLos Encinos State Historic Park High Point233Los Angeles21 
 Will Rogers State Historic ParkInspiration Point232Los Angeles51 
 Picacho State Recreation AreaRojo Grande216Imperial2 
 San Onofre State BeachSan Onofre State Beach High Point205Orange/San Diego13 
 San Pasqual Battlefield State Historic ParkSan Pasqual Battlefield State Historic Park High Point202San Diego14 
 Harry A. Merlo State Recreation AreaHarry A. Merlo State Recreation Area High Point201Humboldt1 
 Van Damme State ParkVan Damme State Park High Point200Mendocino1 
 Russian Gulch State ParkRussian Gulch State Park High Point187Mendocino1 
 Hatton Canyon PropertyHatton Canyon Property High Point187Monterey4 
 La Purísima Mission State Historic ParkLa Purisima Mission State Historic Park High Point174Santa Barbara3 
 Point Sal State BeachPoint Sal State Beach High Point172Santa Barbara3 
 Mendocino Woodlands State ParkMendocino Woodlands State Park High Point166Mendocino1 
 Jug Handle State Natural ReserveJug Handle State Reserve High Point163Mendocino1 
 Harmony Headlands State ParkHarmony Headlands State Park High Point156San Luis Obispo6 
 Kenneth Hahn State Recreation AreaKenneth Hahn State Recreation Area High Point155Los Angeles40 
 Patricks Point State ParkPatricks Point State Park High Point151Humboldt1 
 Navarro RiverRedwoods State ParkNavarro River Redwoods State Park High Point150Mendocino1 
 Pomponio State BeachPomponio State Beach High Point125San Mateo5 
 San Gregorio State BeachSan Gregorio State Beach High Point125San Mateo2 
 Torrey Pines State Reserve ExtensionTorrey Pines State Reserve High Point124San Diego54 
 Rio de Los Angeles State Recreation AreaRio De Los Angeles SRA High Point116Los Angeles15 
 Bethany Reservoir State Recreation AreaBethany Reservoir State Recreation Area High Point111Alameda2 
 Bale Grist Mill State Historic ParkBale-Grist Mill State Historic Park High Point110Napa2 
 Tule Elk State ReserveTule Elk Reserve State Park Highoint104Kern4 
 Turlock Lake State ParkTurlock Lake State Park High Point98Stanislaus5 
 Los Angeles State Historic ParkLos Angeles State Historic Park High Point98Los Angeles6 
 Ide Adobe State Historic ParkIde Adobe State Historic Park High Point95Tehama6 
 Thornton State BeachThornton State Beach Park High Point92San Mateo11 
 Pescadero State BeachPescadero State Beach/Natural Preserve High Point89San Mateo3 
 Tijuana EstuaryTijuana Estuary NP Point of Interest High Point84San Diego5 
 Marconi Conference Center State Historic ParkTower Hill78Marin3 
 Azalea State Natural ReserveAzalea State Natural Reserve High Point77Humboldt2 
 Point Lobos State Natural ReserveWhalers Knoll73Monterey17 
 Los Osos Oaks State Natural ReserveLos Osos Oaks State Natural Reserve High Point73San Luis Obispo1 
 Castro Adobe Park PropertyCastro Adobe Park Property High Point73Santa Cruz2 
 Folsom Powerhouse State Historic ParkFolsom Powerhouse State Historic Park High Point68Sacramento9 
 San Juan Bautista Historical State ParkSan Juan Bautista State Park High Point68San Benito12 
 Sunset State BeachSunset State Beach High Point64Santa Cruz8 
 Colonel Allensworth State Historic ParkColonel Allensworth State Historic Park High Point64Tulare4 
 Point Dume State BeachPoint Dume62Los Angeles67 
 Woodson Bridge State Recreation AreaWoodson Bridge State Recreation Area High Point62Tehama3 
 Refugio State BeachRefugio State Beach High Point61Santa Barbara6 
 Trinidad State BeachTrinidad State Beach High Point59Humboldt2 
 Bidwell Mansion State Historic ParkBidwell Mansion State Historic Park High Point59Butte3 
 Manresa State BeachManresa State Beach High Point59Santa Cruz9 
 Point Cabrillo Light Station State Historic ParkPoint Cabrillo Light Station SHP High Point58Mendocino5 
 Benicia State Recreation AreaBenicia State Recreational Area High Point55Solano6 
 Pio Pico State Historic ParkPio Pico State Historic Park High Point54Los Angeles21 
 Caspar Headlands State BeachCaspar Headlands State Beach High Point51Mendocino2 
 Petaluma Adobe State Historic ParkPetaluma Adobe State Historic Park High Point49Sonoma7 
 Fort Ord Dunes State ParkFort Ord Dunes State Park High Point49Monterey3 
 Robert H. Meyer Memorial State BeachRobert H. Meyer Memorial State Beach High Point48Los Angeles18 
 New Brighton State BeachNew Brighton State Beach High Point48Santa Cruz13 
 San Clemente State BeachSan Clemente State Beach High Point45Orange24 
 McConnell State ParkMcConnell State Park High Point44Merced5 
 Marina State BeachMarina State Beach High Point44Monterey7 
 Bidwell-Sacramento River State ParkBidwell-Sacramento River State Park High Point43Butte4 
 Manchester Beach State ParkManchester Beach State Park High Point43Mendocino5 
 Carmel River State BeachCarmel River State Beach High Point42Monterey6 
 MacKerricher State ParkMacKerricher State Park High Point40Mendocino2 
 Westport Union-Landing State BeachWestport Union-Landing State Beach High Point39Mendocino1 
 Gray Whale State BeachGray Whale Cove State Beach High Point38San Mateo11 
 Tolowa Dunes State ParkTolowa Dunes State Park High Point34Del Norte2 
 Greenwood State BeachGreenwood State Beach High Point34Mendocino4 
 Watts Towers State Historic ParkWatts Towers State Historic Park High Point32Los Angeles20 
 Seacliff State BeachSeacliff State Beach High Point32Santa Cruz9 
 Estero Bluffs State ParkEstero Bluffs State Park High Point31San Luis Obispo2 
 Sonoma State Historic ParkSonoma State Historic Park High Point31Sonoma10 
 Asilomar State BeachAsilomar State Beach High Point29Monterey10 
 Monterey State BeachMonterey State Beach High Point29Monterey6 
 Monterey State Historic ParkMonterey State Historic Park High Point28Monterey10 
 Schooner Gulch State BeachSchooner Gulch State Beach High Point28Mendocino5 
 Pismo State BeachPismo State Beach High Point28San Luis Obispo2 
 San Leucadia State BeachSan Leucadia State Beach High Point27San Diego27 
 Corona del Mar State BeachCorona del Mar State Beach High Point27Orange16 
 Grasslands State ParkGrasslands State Park High Point27Merced2 
 South Carlsbad State BeachSouth Carlsbad State Beach High Point26San Diego24 
 Santa Cruz Historic ParkSanta Cruz State Historic Park High Point25Santa Cruz14 
 San Elijo State BeachSan Elijo State Beach High Point25San Diego29 
 Colusa-Sacramento River State Recreation AreaColusa-Sacramento River SRA High Point23Colusa4 
 George Hatfield State ParkGeorge Hatfield State Park High Point22Merced3 
 Pigeon Point Light Station Historic ParkPigeon Point Light Station Historic Park High Point21San Mateo12 
 Old Town State Historic ParkOld Town San Diego State Historic Park High Point20San Diego44 
 Woodland Opera House State Historic ParkWoodland Opera House State Historical Park High Point20Yolo10 
 Moonlight State BeachMoonlight State Beach High Point19San Diego47 
 Twin Lakes State BeachTwin Lakes State Beach High Point17Santa Cruz6 
 Natural Bridges Beach State ParkNatural Bridges State Beach High Point17Santa Cruz16 
 Fort Humboldt State Historic ParkFort Humboldt State Historic Park High Point17Humboldt2 
 Border Field State ParkBorder Field State Park High Point17San Diego13 
 Doheny State BeachDoheny State Beach High Point16Orange26 
 Caspar Headlands State Natural ReserveCaspar Headlands State Natural Reserve High Point16Mendocino3 
 Carlsbad State BeachCarlsbad State Beach High Point16San Diego1162 
 El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic ParkEl Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park High Point16Santa Barbara7 
 Salinas River State BeachSalinas River State Beach High Point16Monterey1 
 Half Moon Bay State BeachHalf Moon Bay State Beach High Point15San Mateo20 
 Little River State BeachLittle River State Beach High Point14Humboldt2 
 Dockweiler State BeachDockweiler State Beach High Point14Los Angeles13 
 Lighthouse Field State BeachLighthouse Field State Beach High Point13Santa Cruz22 
 Caswell Memorial State ParkCaswell Memorial State Park High Point13Stanislaus1 
 Cardiff State BeachCardiff State Beach High Point12San Diego27 
 Brannan Island State Recreation AreaBrannan Island State Recreation Area High Point12Sacramento3 
 Bean Hollow State BeachBean Hollow State Beach High Point12San Mateo10 
 Eastshore State ParkEastshore State Park High Point12Contra Costa4 
 Pelican State BeachPelican State Beach High Point12Del Norte2 
 Zmudowski State BeachZmudowski State Beach High Point11Monterey2 
 Candlestick Point State ParkCandlestick Point State Park High Point11San Francisco7 
 Benicia Capitol State Historic ParkBenicia Capitol State Historic Park High Point10Solano8 
 Carpinteria State BeachCarpinteria State Beach High Point10Santa Barbara5 
 Moss Landing State BeachMoss Landing State Beach High Point8Monterey6 
 Sutters Fort State Historic ParkSutters Fort State Historic Park High Point8Sacramento10 
 Santa Monica State BeachSanta Monica State Beach High Point8Los Angeles38 
 Mandalay State BeachMandalay State Beach High Point7Ventura6 
 Bolsa Chica State BeachBolsa Chica State Beach High Point7Orange24 
 Old Sacramento State Historic ParkOld Sacramento State Historic Park High Point7Sacramento11 
 Robert W. Crown MSBRobert W Crown Memorial State Beach High Point7Alameda11 
 Robert W. Crown Memorial State BeachRobert W Crown Memorial State Beach High Point7Alameda11 
 McGrath State BeachMcGrath State Beach High Point7Ventura6 
 Huntington Beach State ParkHuntington State Beach High Point7Orange23 
 Pacifica State BeachPacifica State Beach High Point6San Mateo13 
 Morro Strand State BeachMorro Strand State Beach High Point6San Luis Obispo17 
 California State Capitol MuseumCalifornia State Capitol Museum High Point6Sacramento14 
 California State Railroad Museum Point of InterestCalifornia State Railroad Museum High Point6Sacramento15 
 Leland Stanford MansionLeland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park High Point6Sacramento11 
 Governors Mansion State Historic ParkGovernors Mansion State Historic Park High Point6Sacramento8 
 State Indian Museum State Historic ParkState Indian Museum State Historic Park High Point6Sacramento9 
 San Buenaventura State BeachSan Buenaventura State Beach High Point6Ventura9 
 Emma Wood State BeachEmma Wood State Beach High Point5Ventura9 
 Salton Sea State Recreation AreaSalton Sea State Recreation Area High Point5Riverside2 
 Huntington State BeachHuntington State Beach High Point5Orange18 
 Silver Strand State BeachSilver Strand State Beach High Point5San Diego17 
 Cayucos State BeachCayucos State Beach High Point4San Luis Obispo4 
 Albany State Marine ReserveAlbany State Marine Reserve High Point3Alameda4 
 Emeryville Crescent State Marine ReserveEmeryville Crescent State Marine Reserve High Point3Alameda5 
 Malibu Lagoon State BeachMalibu Lagoon State Beach High Point3Los Angeles18 
 Franks Tract State Recreation AreaFranks Tract State Recreation Area High Point3Contra Costa2 

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Thanks for Jim Retemeyer, David Sanger, and others, who have been doing a great deal of research on these summits. Many are obscure and/or hard to determine.This list is currently a work in progress and there will be many future updates.


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