California State Park Adventure Pass for all California 4th Graders and their Families
WHAT – In partnership with the First Partner’s Office and the Natural Resources Agency, the California State Park Adventure Pass provides free entry for fourth graders and their families at 19 amazing state parks throughout the state. Mountains, deserts, forests, rivers … the choice of where to visit is yours.
WHO – You (a fourth grader from California), your family (up to three adults and other kids) and friends (everyone in your car) can enjoy all sorts of adventures at 19 state parks (including Empire Mine State Historic Park in Grass Valley and Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park in Nevada City) during your whole fourth grade year—and the summer, too.
HOW – Click here to have your parent or guardian sign up or call (800) 444-7275. All they have to do is set up a profile by providing their name, address, phone number and email address, and we’ll send them your free California State Park Adventure Pass to their email right away! For individuals that do not have access to a smartphone, computer or printer and/or do not have an email address to use when applying online, they can still apply for a pass by visiting a State Parks Pass Sales Office including the Visitor Center at Empire Mine SHP, 10791 E. Empire St, Grass Valley. Click here for a list of locations.
WHERE – Once you’ve got your Pass, you can use it by either printing it out or keeping it on your phone to show a uniformed state park staffer at one of these 19 state parks.