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For Immediate Release: 10/1/2015

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Hollister Hills SVRA 40th Anniversary Celebration


Richard Muñoz

(831) 636-2065


HOLLISTER, Calif. – California State Park’s first off-road recreation park, Hollister Hills State Vehicular Recreation Area (SVRA), invites the public to its 40th anniversary celebration. Join staff on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, at the Lower Ranch Day Use Area beginning at 9 a.m.

On this special day, the park will offer free day use access, history talks, guided tours, music, a parade, and $5 camping fee on Saturday night. At 9 a.m., register for an off-highway vehicle (OHV) poker run. Poker runs will take place in the Lower and Upper Ranch. In addition, enjoy family-oriented activities, the new interpretive displays, other exhibits, and tasty treats from the food vendors.

Hollister Hills SVRA was California’s first SVRA and opened in 1975. Hollister Hills SVRA is a popular year-round recreation destination providing high-quality opportunities for family-oriented OHV recreation within San Benito County. Please join us for the 40th Anniversary celebration of this unique park.

For more information on this SVRA, please visit the department’s website.


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