State Parks Pass Program
What is It?
The pass entitles the user to a free vehicle day-use entry for one passenger vehicle with capacity of nine people or less or one highway licensed motorcycle at over 200 participating state park units. To view an interactive map with California’s public libraries and nearby participating state parks, click here.
The pass will not be honored at state park units operated by federal or local government and private agencies or concessionaires. Also, the pass is not valid for per-person entry or tour fees (such as museums), boat use, camping, group use or sites, special events, additional/extra vehicle fees, sanitation disposal use or for supplemental fees. To see a list of ineligible parks click here, and read full terms and conditions here.
How Do I Borrow One?
The passes can be checked out with a valid Monterey or Pacific Grove Public Library card.
How Long Can I Keep It?
The passes are checked out for 3 weeks.
How Do I Know If Any are Available?
You check for availability in the Library's catalog.
Can I Reserve One?
The passes may be reserved, however they can not be reserved for a specific date. You can reserve one through the Library's catalog.
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