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CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION

Divisions of Boating and Waterways, Historic Preservation and Off-Highway Vehicles


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For Immediate Release: 10/13/2016

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Colorado Desert District to Increase Day-Use Fees

For Immediate Release

Oct. 13, 2016

 

Contact:

Norb Ruhmke

Colorado Desert District

Norbert.Ruhmke@parks.ca.gov

(760) 767-4307

Colorado Desert District to Increase Day-Use Fees

BORREGO SPRINGS, Calif. — California State Parks will increase day-use fees in state parks located in the Colorado Desert District starting this Saturday, October 15. The increase is the first since 2011. The new revenue will help offset operational cost increases and help further protect cultural and natural resources within the state parks.

Fee increases by state park include:

  •  Anza-Borrego Desert State Park:
    • Day-use fees from $8 to $10
    • Extra vehicle camping fees from $8 to $10
    • Senior citizens discount day-use fees from $7 to $9 
  • Cuyamaca Rancho State Park
    • Day-use fees from $8 to $10
    • Extra vehicle camping fees from $8 to $10
    • Senior citizens discount day-use fees from $7 to $9
    • Green Valley Dump Station fees from $8 to $10

 

  • Palomar Mountain State Park
    • Day use fees from $8 to $10
    • Extra vehicle camping fees from $8 to $10
    • Senior citizens discount day-use fees from $7 to $9
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  • Salton Sea State Recreation Area
    • Day use fees from $5 to $7
    • Extra camping vehicles from $5 to $7
    • Senior citizens from $4 to $5
    • Vessel-launch fees from $3 to $5
  • Picacho State Recreation Area
    • Day-use fees from $8 to $10
    • Extra camping vehicles from $8 to $10
    • Senior citizens from $7 to $9
    • Vessel-launch fees from $3 to $5Additionally, all current off season day-use rates for the Colorado Desert District will be discontinued and not apply after Oct. 15, 2016. 

For more information on state parks in the Colorado Desert District, please visit the park website  or go to www.parks.ca.gov and search under “Visit a Park”.




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