California Facts – 110 Fascinating Facts About California

California Interesting Facts

The tallest tree in the world is at the Humboldt Redwoods State park in California with 369 feet tall.

California’s interconnected water system is the world’s largest water system, managing more than 40,000,000 acre feet of water every year.

The California national Christmas tree is called the giant Sequoia located at kings canyon national park and founded in 1925.

3,500 year old Sequoia tree is located at Sequoia national park and the name of the tree is General Sherman.

The official state tree of California is the Redwood.

The giant redwood trees are located in Sequoia national park, California, and are more than 2,000 years old.

60% of the world’s tallest trees are present in California and can be viewed at Avenue of the giants which is 31 mile long.

Because of the reforestation practices, California forests are more than 100 years old.

The world’s largest almond producing plantation is in Sacramento, California that produces 12 million pounds per day.

The California beef marketing cash receipts reached $1.3 billion in 2002, making it the states 4th crop or commodity in terms of value.