Access Permit Applications are processed via the MPRPD website Monday thru Friday, excluding holidays, 10:00am – 2:00 pm.  We kindly ask that you not submit same day requests.

Holiday Schedule 2017
  • Jan. 2 – New Year’s Day
  • Jan. 16 – MLK Jr. Day
  • Feb. 20 – President’s Day
  • Mar. 31 – Cesar Chavez Day
  • May 29 – Memorial Day
  • Jul. 4 – Independence Day
  • Sep. 4 – Labor Day
  • Oct. 9 – Columbus Day
  • Nov. 10 – Veteran’s Day
  • Nov. 23 – Thanksgiving Day
  • Nov. 24 – After Thanksgiving
  • Dec. 25 – Christmas Day


Mill Creek Redwood Preserve is closed indefinitely due to damage from the Soberanes Fire.  We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your continued patience.

Applications are processed on a first in, first out basis. Permits will be issued a maximum of 30 days in advance of the requested permit date.  Please submit applications at least 2 business days prior to the requested visit date. If you wish to attempt to make a “late” request for a weekend visit, you must call the on-duty weekend Ranger to make arrangements. To contact the on-duty weekend Ranger dial (831) 659-4488, then select option 1 to obtain the telephone number to call in order to reach or leave a message for the on-duty Ranger.

All required fields (*) must be completed in order to submit the application. A response from MPRPD will be emailed to you within 48 hours of receipt.

Before submitting this application, please acknowledge that you have read, understand, and accept all applicable access permit conditions by checking the box at the bottom and clicking Accept.