California State Library Parks Pass

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Explore our California State Parks for Free

Thanks to a partnership between California State Parks and the California State Library you can now "check out" a California State Library Park Pass for free at the Main Library.. The pass provides free vehicle day-use entry to over 200 participating California state parks (list of participating parks forthcoming)

🌲 California State Park Pass is available for check out at the Main Library only. 
🌲 The pass may only be checked out by an adult in good standing with their library account, one pass per family. 
🌲 The loan period is for seven days.
🌲 There are no renewals allowed, and the pass cannot be placed on hold. It is first come - first served.

We invite you to check out the pass and enjoy the positive impacts that the outdoors can have on your health, wellbeing, and historical and cultural connections. 

Local Parks

Big Basin Redwoods State Park
Castle Rock State Park
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
Lighthouse Field State Beach
Manresa State Beach
Natural Bridges State Beach
New Brighton State Beach
Rancho Andrés Castro Park Property
Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park
Seacliff State Beach
Sunset State Beach
The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park
Wilder Ranch State Park

More Information

🌲 Lookup nearby California State Parks
🌲 Learn more about the California State Library Parks Pass
🌲 California State Library Parks Pass FAQ
🌲 California State Library Parks Pass Terms & Conditions
🌲 List of Ineligible Parks (Aka: The Parks Pass will not work at these parks)