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06/14/2013 03:46 pm ET

California Great Outdoors Month Provides Opportunity To Check Out The State's Parks (PHOTOS)

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"Our state's scenic landscapes have always been a source of pride and pleasure," said California Governor Jerry Brown in a recent statement proclaiming Great Outdoors Month.

"From mountain trails in the High Sierra to a coastline that has captured the hearts of millions, Californians benefit from unparalleled opportunities to enjoy some of the world's most beloved and spectacular outdoor places."

In the years since President Bill Clinton announced a "Great Outdoors Week" in 1998, states across the the country have celebrated their own Great Outdoors months each June.

Let's take the opportunity to check out some California's coolest spots for outdoor adventures:

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