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RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

PARKS

Monterey County Parks Dept.
1441 Schilling Place, 2nd Floor
Salinas, CA 93901
831.755.4899 (Reservations)
831.755.4895 (Business) 
888.588.2267 (Toll Free)
831.757.9516 (Fax)
parks@co.monterey.ca.us

Laguna Seca:
831-242-8200 (Reservations)

Lake Nacimiento:
805-237-4924

Lake San Antonio:
831-755-4895 

      

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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. 

Cancellations Policies

  • Picnic Area/Building Reservations:
    · Cancellations must be submitted, in writing, to RMA-Parks:
    o Cancellation Fee will apply.
    o Received 21+ calendar days prior to reservation date:
    § Processing fee forfeited.
    § Rental Use fee & security deposit refunded or transferable to another date.
    o Received 11-20 calendar days prior to the reservation date:
    § Processing fee forfeited.
    § 50% of Rental Use fee forfeited; balance refunded or transferable to another date.
    § Security deposit fully refunded.
    o Received 0-10 calendar days prior to reservation date:
    § Processing and rental fee forfeited.
    § Security deposit fully refunded
    Camping Reservations:

    * Cancellations received seven (7) or more calendar days prior to arrival date:
    * Change fee will be charged.
    * Processing fee is forfeited.
    * Rental fee and security deposit are fully refunded or transferable to another date.
    * Cancellations received less than seven (7) calendar days prior to arrival date:
    * Change fee will be charged.
    * Processing and Rental fees are forfeited.
    * Security deposit is fully refunded.
    Lodging Reservations:

    * Cancellations received fourteen (14) or more calendar days prior to arrival date:
    * Change fee will be charged.
    * Processing fee is forfeited.
    * Rental fee and security deposit are fully refunded or transferable to another date.
    * Cancellations received less than fourteen (14) calendar days prior to arrival date:
    * Change fee will be charged.
    * Processing and Rental fees are forfeited.
    * Security deposit is fully refunded.
    Cancellation requests must be in writing and submitted in the following manner:

    · Via email to: parks@co.monterey.ca.us<mailto:parks@co.monterey.ca.us>

    · Fax to: (831) 757-9516

    · Mailed to:
    County of Monterey, RMA-Parks
    1441 Schilling Place, 2nd Floor
    Salinas CA 93901
    Please include the name on the reservation, date(s) of reservation and the Park you reserved at in your cancelation request.

    If you have any questions regarding cancellation of your picnic, building or camping reservation, please contact our office at (831) 755-4895 or (888) 588-2267.

 

Pet Policy

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 contact us 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 Permits

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 parks@co.monterey.ca.us or brought into our office located at 1441 Schillings Place Salinas CA 93901 in order for it to be reviewed and approved.

    Please always drink responsibly; the law will be enforced.