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Half Price Parking Decal for Salt Creek
If you use Orange County parks and beaches often enough, then this may interest you:
Parks passes are now half price for regional and wilderness parks and/or beaches, valid through December 31, 2010.
The combination pass, which covers entry and parking for all County regional, wilderness and coastal facilities, is available now for $40, down from $80.
To see a list of covered Orange County regional parks and beaches, click here. Note that state and city parks and beaches are not included in this pass.
Park passes, which cost $55 at the beginning of the year, are now $27.50 and include a decal for parking at County of Orange regional and wilderness parks. These include vehicle entry and parking at Orange County facilities that charge fees.
Seniors over age 60 and disabled persons may can now buy annual regional park passes for $17.50 or a beach decal for $27.50. They may purchase the discounted combination pass for $25. Disabled persons displaying a DMV placard park for free at County beaches.
OC Parks annual parking passes may be purchased at most OC Parks facilities. Call your favorite OC Parks facility to check availability and office hours.
Daily vehicle entry fees for regional parks are $3 on weekdays, $5 on weekends and $7 on major holidays. Rates may fluctuate for special events. Wilderness or natural parks charge $3 parking daily. Beach parking is $1 hourly.
Visit http://www.ocparks.com for a list of purchase locations and more information about annual passes and park fees, or call (714) 973-6865.
More from the OC Deals blog about discount parks passes:
- Disabled pass to get into federal lands free
- State of California disabled half price access pass
- 62 and older lifetime federal parks pass for $10
Orange County regional parks: (and, yes, it does seem like the main reason to become an Orange County supervisor is that, if you hang in there long enough, they'll name a park after you)
- Aliso And Wood Canyons Wilderness Park
- Caspers Wilderness Park
- Laguna Coast Wilderness Park
- Thomas F. Riley Wilderness Park
- Talbert Nature Preserve
- Limestone/Whiting Ranch Parks
- Arroyo Trabuco
- Carbon Canyon Regional Park
- Clark Regional Park
- Craig Regional Park
- Featherly Regional Park
- Irvine Regional Park
- Laguna Niguel Regional Park
- Mason Regional Park
- Mile Square Regional Park
- Peters Canyon Regional Park
- Santiago Oaks Regional Park
- Harriett M. Wieder Regional Park
- Yorba Park
County of Orange operated beaches and harbors:
- Aliso Beach
- Capistrano Beach
- Newport Harbor
- Salt Creek Beach
- Sunset Beach
- Sunset Harbour
- Upper Newport Bay