SACRAMENTO, Calif — When heading out to nature you have to make sure you have a lot of different things. One important item to have is the proper passes so your trip goes smoothly.
Here is a list of different passes you may need and how you can get them:
1. Fish and Game Land Pass
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has several properties that require land passes. These passes help the department preserve the land. The following Northern California wildlife areas need land passes:
- Gray Lodge Wildlife Area
- North Table Mountain Ecological Reserve
- Upper Butte Basin Wildlife Area
- Woodbridge Ecological Reserve
Land passes can be purchased on the department's website for $4.58.
2. SNO-PARK Pass
This pass can be purchased online for $5.
3. Hidden Falls Parking Pass
This parking pass is needed for every Saturday, Sunday and the following dates:
- January 1
- January 21
- February 18
- April 15 through April 19
- May 27
- July 4
- September 2
- October 14
- November 28 through November 29
- December 23 through December 31
These passes can be purchased on the Placer County website for $4 or $8 depending on how long visitors plan to visit the Falls.
4. Bear River Campground Overnight Pass
The Bear River Park that doesn't require a reservation, but to stay overnight at the campground a pass is needed.
If there is a pass that was missed in this list, contact the author over email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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