Questions to Answer

Sequoia National Park is home to what famous trees?

Wikipedia Sequoia

Who was the famous setterler that visited Kings Canyon in 1873?

Wikipedia Kings

What is Yosemite internationally recognized for?


California Mountains (click picture)

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Mountain Region

Photo Credit ** Mountain Region Map **

[Shasta Cascade] [Gold Country][High Sierra]


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Tour of the Mountain Region

California's Mountain Region consists of the High Sierras, Gold Country and the Shasta Cascade. In the High Sierras you will find the majestic scenery of Yosemite, King's Canyon, and Sequoia National Park. In California's Gold Country region rivers where you can still pan for gold, fishing, rafting, and kayaking. The Shasta Cascade is a paradise of year round recreation activities.

The navigation links located to the left will be available on each page. This will allow you to travel from region to region comparing and contrasting the features of each. You may jump back and forth from each page as often as you like. This is one of the many benefits of a virtual field trip.

Learner Description

This virtual field trip of the California Land Regions was designed for students in the upper elementary grades. It would also be appropriate for older students and educators.