CA Park Passes

Thanks to a collaboration between the California State Library
and California State Parks, all Californians have a new way to
access the state's beautiful beaches, forests, deserts,
monuments, lakes and rivers.


For detailed information, please visit California State Library Parks Pass.

To use your free California State Park Pass follow these steps:

1. Check out the pass at your local library or request one online with your library card.
2. Plan your adventure. The pass is valid at over 200 participating states

parks. A list of eligible and ineligible parks is available at

3. Entrance and Parking are free at participating California state parks.

Show pass to uniformed stated park employee or scan barcode on front
of pass at reader then display pass from your vehicle's rearview mirror.
Passes are good for one vehicle with up to 9 people.

4. Recreate Responsibly by finding out what precautions to take when

exploring the outdoors, especially if this is you first time. Learn more at

5. Return the pass to the library for others to use.

This park pass is valid for 3 weeks. After the due date, written below, if the
pass is not returned it will be deactivated and no longer available for use.