Public Records Access Requests
California State Parks has established the following guidelines/process to ensure that all
persons understand and are afforded the opportunity to use their right to access public
- A copy of the Department's Public Records Access Guidelines
- More information concening the Department's Public Records Access Requests process
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the day use fees for State Parks?
What are the fees for Annual and Special Use Passes?
Do all State Parks accept Annual Passes?
Can I bring my dog?
Can I get married in a California State Park?
How do I submit a comment, suggestion or complaint?
How can I make a reservation at Yosemite?
Helpful camping tips for year-round camping enjoyment
Rules and Regulations Summary
Are there any rules and regulations I should know before my visit?
What are the Resources Codes for Parks?
What is Sudden Oak Death and which parks are affected?
What are some fun facts about California State Parks?
How can I find out about accessibility in State Parks?
Forms for applications & other documents
Seasonal and Part time Employment (Application) (Application Instructions)
Please complete a State Employment Form 678 and send it to the applicable district
State Employment Form 678 (Application)
Sutter's Fort Applications for the Environmental Living Program (ELP) (Application)
Volunteers in Parks - Campground and Park Hosts (Application)
Grant Payment (Forms)
Habitat Conservation Fund (Application)
Land and Water Conservation Fund (Application)
Recreational Trails Program (Application)
Boat Use (Annual Pass)
Day Use Parking (Annual Pass)
Golden Poppy (inland, northern and reservoir parks) (Annual Day Use Parking Pass)
Ohv Day Use Parking (Annual Pass)
Disabled Discount (Application)
Distinguished Veteran Pass (Application)
Golden Bear Pass (62 Years Or Older With Income Limitations) (Application: PDF, Excel)
Snow Park Permits
Sno-Park Season/Day (Places to buy)
Mount San Jaciinto Wilderness Camping Permit Application (Application)
Special Event Permit (DPR246)
Special Event Permit Supplement (DPR246a)
Scientific Collecting Permits (Instructions/Forms)
Indian Grinding Rock Environmental Living/Group Camping Reservation (Form)
- Brochures and Informational Flyers
- Archives, California State Parks
- General Plans
- News Releases
- Performance Management Reports
- Public Notices
- Public Records
- Public Resources Code
- Rules and Regulations
Submitting Questions, Feedback & Complaints
Additional contact information (i.e. telephone numbers and addresses) can be found here.
For general inquiries, please send email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Comments, Suggestions or Complaints
To send us comments, suggestions or complaints, please send email to: email@example.com.
ReserveCaliforniaTM/Camping Reservations Questions
If you have any questions regarding the new reservation system (ReserveCalifornia.com) please use the following contact form.
If you have any questions regarding information security, please send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For privacy related questions, please send an email to: email@example.com.
For inquiries related to accessibility for people with disabilities, please send email to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 916-445-8949. TTY relay service, 711.
Annual and Special Passes
1-800-777-0369, ext. 2
Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW)
For Aquatic Invasive Species inquiries, including the treatment of water hyacinth and egeria densa, please contact AIS@parks.ca.gov
Off-Highway Motor Vehicular Recreation Division (OHV)
Office of Historic Preservation
State Park Districts
District Office Contacts