Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District

Welcome to the Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District website. Here you will find resources including meeting agendas and staff reports, employment and financial information, a park locator and trail maps, and the access permit application.

MONTEREY PENINSULA REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT.  PRESERVING AND PROTECTING YOUR PARKS AND OPEN SPACE SINCE 1972.

MPRPD PARKS AFFECTED BY AND CLOSED DUE TO SOBERANES FIRE
The following MPRPD parks are closed due to the Soberanes Fire.  Public access is strictly prohibited at:

  • Garland Ranch Regional Park (Anticipated reopen date, 9/1/16) NOW OPEN with the exception of Vasquez Trail
  • Kahn Ranch addition to Garland Ranch (Anticipated reopen date, 10/1/16) NOW OPEN with the exception of Osborne Ridge and Cougar Ridge Trails
  • Palo Corona Regional Park (Anticipated reopen date, 10/1/16) NOW OPEN
  • Cachagua Community Park (Anticipated reopen date, 10/1/16)
  • Mill Creek Redwood Preserve (Closed indefinitely)

MPRPD sincerely thanks you for your continued support and patience for any inconvenience our response to the Soberanes Fire may have caused.

The U.S. Forest Service reports that the Soberanes wildfire has burned more than 129,300 acres and is 92% contained. Firefighters are working hard to contain the fire. You can help by staying off closed roads and obeying park closure signs.

 

HISTORIC CONSERVATION EFFORT WILL FOREVER PROTECT CARMEL RIVER AND HABITAT

Once-In-a-Generation Deal Protects Future of Carmel River

Landmark Deal Will Permanently Restore Carmel River Flows


INFORMATIONAL MAILER HITS LOCAL MAILBOXES

The Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District is looking to extend local funding.  An informational mailer was recently sent to registered voter households within the District.  To view the mailer, click on one of the links below:

Notice of Upcoming Election to Preserve Open Space Funding

Notificacion de Elecciones Futuras Para Conservar El Financiamiento de Espacios Abiertos

 

Access Permit applications are processed via the MPRPD website from Monday thru Friday, excluding holidays, 10:00 am until 2:00 pm.
The link above will take you to the schedule and application form.

 

Let’s Go Outdoors! Catalog

The Spring/Summer 2016 Let’s Go Outdoors! Activity Guide has been delivered to District residents’ mailboxes. To register for classes, please click on the registration icon below.

Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge and skills about nature with others?  If so, the Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District is looking for you for its Fall 2016-/Winter 2017 Let’s Go Outdoors! programs.  If you would like to lead and outdoor-related program, class or nature-themed activity, please read the attached Call for Instructors flyer.  We look forward to hearing from you.

 

Employment Opportunities

Find out about exciting job opportunities available with the Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District.
MPRPD Job Opportunities

Donate or Volunteer

The MPRPD welcomes volunteers to help us:

  • Provide interpretive and other information to park visitors
  • Protect and restore critical natural resources and habitat
  • Conserve open space for the future
  • Encourage appreciation and stewardship of open space

Find out more about becoming a volunteer for MPRPD.

How Can I Help?
Donate Volunteer