RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY
Monterey County Parks Dept.
1441 Schilling Place, 2nd Floor
Salinas, CA 93901
888.588.2267 (Toll Free)
Lake San Antonio & Lake Nacimiento:
Special Activities at County Parks
The County is now accepting permit applications for special activities in County parks, including bounce houses, rock climbing walls, game trailers, human hamster balls, etc.
A permit will be required for any equipment, special activity, serving or consumption of alcohol, amplified music/sound or film and photography at County parks. Specific limitations on use at each Park may apply. To apply for a permit, an application is available on the Forms & Applications page or may be obtained at the Resource Management Agency (RMA) office located at:
1441 Schilling Place, South 2nd Floor
Salinas, California 93901-4527
Original signed applications must be received by the RMA-Parks division to begin the review process.
- Individual Camping Reservations:
To cancel individual camping reservations complete a Request for Refund form available under “Forms and Applications” and submit a minimum of seven (7) days prior to your arrival. The cancellation can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, faxed to (831) 757-9516, or mailed to 1441 Schilling Place, 2nd Floor, Salinas, Ca 93901. Please include the name on the reservation, dates of your reservation, and the park you are reserved at in your cancellation request.
Please refer to the Fee Schedule available under "Resources" for related fee information.
- Group Camping or Youth Overnight Area Reservations:
To cancel Group Camping or Youth Overnight Area Reservations complete a Request for Refund form available under “Forms and Applications”. Please refer to your confirmation letter for specific deadline information and submittal information.
- Picnic Area Reservations:
To cancel picnic area reservations must submit a request for refund form available under “Forms and Applications” and submit a minimum of thirty (30) days prior to your reservation date. The cancellations can be submitted by email to email@example.com, faxed to (831) 757-9516, or mailed to 1441 Schilling Place, 2nd Floor, Salinas, CA 93901. Please include the name on the reservation, dates of your reservation, and the park you are reserved at in your cancellation request. Please refer to the Fee Schedule available under "Resources" for related fee information.
If you have any questions regarding cancellation of your picnic or camping reservations, please contact our office at (831) 755-4895 or (888) 588-2267.
Monterey County Parks are Dog Friendly! Dogs are welcome at all Monterey County Parks. Dogs provide great company while barbequing, playing sports, or hiking. We offer short and longer trails that will be perfect for your dog’s individual needs. Dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6’ at all times and supervised at all times. Please be courteous and pick-up after your pets, as it helps keep the parks beautiful for everyone to enjoy.
Dogs are permitted at the park to camp with their owners.
There is a maximum of two dogs allowed per site. Dogs are an additional fee (services dogs exempt from fee). Per Monterey County Ordinance Proof of Rabies Vaccination is required for each dog. Dogs must remain on leashes no longer than 6’ at all times, immediate clean up after them is required. Please refer to the Fee Schedule for current fee information.
Special event promoters enforce different dog policies. It is important to be aware of these individual policies before attending each event. Please follow the links on the special events pages for more information.
Alcohol is only permitted in the following areas with the appropriate insurance and permit:
- Toro Park: Quail Meadow & Buckeye
- Royal Oaks: Live Oak
- Jacks Peak: Monterey Pines
If a visitor wants to obtain alcohol insurance and permit they must contact our office a minimum of two weeks prior to the event (exceptions are possible with approval).
Visitors must purchase their own insurance - to see these requirement please see the Forms & Applications page.
The certificate needs to be mailed, emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or brought into our office located at 1441 Schillings Place Salinas CA 93901 in order for it to be reviewed and approved.
The final step is once they have approved insurance, the visitor will need to make an appointment to come to our office and fill out the final necessary paperwork.
Please always drink responsibly; the law will be enforced.