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California State Parks Foundation - Day Use Tickets

The California State Parks Foundation is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to protecting and enhancing the rich natural, cultural, and historic resources found within California's State Parks; improving visitor experience, facilities and services; promoting volunteerism and stewardship; advocating on behalf of State Parks; and developing educational programs.

In support of these objectives, the Foundation actively solicits financial contributions from individuals, foundations, and businesses. Contact the Foundation:

Northern California Office
50 Francisco Street, Suite 110
San Francisco, CA 94133
Phone: (415) 262-4400 or                      (800) 963-PARK
Fax: (415) 772-8969

Membership email:

Sacramento Office
1510 J Street, Suite 220
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 442-2119
Fax: (916) 442-2809

Southern California Office
448 South Hill Street, Suite 601
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Phone: (213) 542-2450
Fax: (213) 542-2457

The California State Parks Foundation offers Day Use Tickets to members for purchase.  These tickets are honored at most parks throughout the state that are operated by California State Parks and charge a vehicle day use fee. 

The day use ticket is valid for 12 months from the month of issuance and does not provide access to Off Highway Motor Vehicular Recreation Areas (OHV).  It is valid for entry of one passenger vehicle with capacity of nine people or less or one motorcycle.  The ticket is not valid for camping, oversize vehicle fees, extra vehicle fees or other supplemental fees and is valid only in parks operated by California State Parks.  Admittance and use subject to available space.  

For terms and conditions and complete list of parks accepting and not accepting the California State Parks Foundation Day Use Ticket, click here.