Outdoor Access For All
CALIFORNIA STATE PARK ADVENTURE PASS
The California State Park Adventure Pass is a new program that waives day-use entrance fees to 19 state parks for fourth graders and their families for a full year. Learn which parks are included and how your fourth grader can get a pass!
CALIFORNIA STATE PARKS APP
CA State Parks launched a new mobile app that will make it easier for visitors to connect with nature and enhance access to the nation’s largest state park system. This free mobile app provides visitors with real-time updates about on-the-ground conditions, as well as access to a library of park and trail information, including directions to parks, interactive maps, visitor guidelines, park brochures, points of interest, events and more. Learn more here.
CALIFORNIA STATE LIBRARY PARKS PASS
Coming Fall 2021
The State Library Parks Pass will provide library patrons across California with free, day-use state park passes. For updates on this program, please visit: parks.ca.gov/outdooraccessforall
Learn more about California State Parks programs!
Benefits of State Parks
Nature is a public good that’s crucial for our children’s health and well-being. Scientists estimate that every $1 spent on creating and maintaining park trails can save almost $3 in health care alone. Additional studies show that access to parks and greenspace can:
Kids in Parks Programs
Get your kids outside and exploring nature while learning more about California State Parks! Find out how kids can become junior rangers or junior lifeguards! Want to help keep our state parks clean for all Californians to enjoy? Your little one can become a “Litter-Getter.” To learn more about these and other state parks programs visit the CA State Parks website.