One of California's biggest draws is the exquisite scenery in its state parks, national forests and other related natural sites. But because of the waves of storms that have dumped a year's worth of water on drought-plagued lands in a matter of weeks in some spots, various outdoor recreational areas remain closed.

Especially hard hit was Los Padres National Forest, which is almost 60 miles (97 kilometers) away from Santa Barbara by car.

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