The “California Explorer” Vehicle Day Use Annual Pass hangtag – Priced at $195, includes most of the popular Southern California beaches along the Orange, Los Angeles and San Diego Coasts like Huntington Beach, Leo Carrillo and Carlsbad State Beaches. This pass is also honored at most parks throughout the state that are operated by California State Parks and charge a vehicle day use fee. Pass Descriptions
Park passes are valid for 12 months from the month purchased. Requests for park passes to begin in future months will not be accepted. The pass (photocopies not accepted) must be presented at entrance station and displayed on the rearview mirror or vehicle dashboard (as applicable) when visiting state parks that honor this pass; proof of purchase not accepted for entry.
Lost or stolen passes cannot be replaced. No refunds can be issued.
All pass sales final.
Your order will include a plastic hangtag, invoice, and list of parks where your pass is accepted.
Park pass orders received by 3:00 pm will typically ship the following business day.
Annual passes can be given as a gift. Passes are issued unassigned, so there won’t be a name printed on the pass itself. You can gift a physical pass one of two ways.
- At checkout, enter your billing address and then enter the shipping address of your recipient.
- You can order the pass as normal and gift it directly.
Digital gift cards are also available. Digital gift cards have no expiration date and may be redeemed when the current pass expires.