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RSVPs Open for October: Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays

Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org

California Redwood State Parks | California

Free Redwood State Park Days | Second Saturdays

California State Parks

To celebrate 100 years of saving California’s iconic redwood forest, Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks are offering more than 16,000 free vehicle day-use passes to more than 40 redwood state parks on the second Saturday of each month in 2018. The passes cover day-use admission and parking fees.

The goal of Free Second Saturdays at Redwood State Parks is to reconnect the people of California with these magnificent natural legacies, to inspire visitors with the beauty and power of the redwoods, and to celebrate Save the Redwoods League’s 100-year conservation legacy.

When are new passes available?
Passes are available on a first-come, first-served basis at FreeRedwoodsDays.org 14 days prior. Some of the participating parks close by include Big Basin, Mount Tamalpais, Butano, Portola Redwoods, Sonoma Coast and many more.

Free Redwood State Park Days: A Day with Nature
Every Second Saturday in 2018 | 9 am to 5 pm
Tickets Available – 14 days prior at 8am
Redwood State Parks, California
FREE but an RSVP is required; pass covers day-use admission & parking fees

Visitors without passes are welcome, but must pay the regular admission and parking rates. 

League staff will also be hosting free guided hikes at select parks.

2018 Dates

– Jan. 13 – Passes available 12/30 at 8am
– Feb. 10 – Passes available 1/27 at 8am
– Mar. 10 – Passes available 2/24 at 8am
– Apr. 14 – Passes available 3/31 at 8am
– May 12 – Passes available 4/28 at 8am
– Jun. 9 – Passes available 5/26 at 8am
– Jul. 14 – Passes available 6/30 at 8am
– Aug. 11 – Passes available 7/28 at 8am
– Sep. 8 – Passes available 8/25 at 8am
– Oct. 13 – Passes available 9/29 at 8am
– Nov. 10 – Passes available 10/27 at 8am
– Dec. 8 – Passes available 11/24 at 8am

Participating Redwood State Parks


  • Calaveras Big Trees State Park

Del Norte

  • Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park
  • Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park


  • Benbow State Recreation Area
  • Fort Humboldt State Historic Park
  • Grizzly Creek Redwoods State Park
  • Harry A. Merlo State Recreation Area
  • Humboldt Lagoons State Park
  • Humboldt Redwoods State Park
  • John B. Dewitt Redwoods State Natural Reserve
  • Patrick’s Point State Park
  • Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park
  • Richardson Grove State Park


  • Mount Tamalpais State Park
  • Samuel P. Taylor State Park


  • Andrew Molera State Park
  • Garrapata State Park
  • Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
  • Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park


  • Admiral William Standley State Recreation Area
  • Hendy Woods State Park
  • Jug Handle State Natural Reserve
  • Mailliard Redwoods State Natural Reserve
  • Mendocino Headlands State Park
  • Mendocino Woodlands State Park
  • Montgomery Woods State Natural Reserve
  • Navarro River Redwoods State Park
  • Smithe Redwoods State Natural Reserve
  • Standish-Hickey State Recreation Area
  • Van Damme State Park


  • Bothe-Napa Valley State Park

San Mateo

  • Butano State Park
  • Portola Redwoods State Park

Santa Cruz

  • Big Basin Redwoods State Park
  • Castle Rock State Park
  • Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
  • The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park
  • Wilder Ranch State Park


  • Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve
  • Austin Creek State Recreation Area
  • Fort Ross State Historic Park
  • Jack London State Historic Park
  • Kruse Rhododendron State Natural Reserve
  • Russian Gulch State Park
  • Salt Point State Park
  • Sonoma Coast State Park

Event Details

Cost: FREE*
*Free with the promotional pass. Passes can be downloaded at FreeRedwoodsDays.org
Categories: *Top Pick*, Free Stuff, Kids & Families, Nature, Outdoors, Sports & Wellness
Address: California

Saturday, September 29, 2018

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