DISTINGUISHED VETERAN PASS – No Fee Lifetime Pass
Honorably discharged war veterans who are residents of California with a 50% or more service-connected disability, or were held as prisoners of war by forces hostile to the United States, or recipients of the Congressional Medal of Honor are eligible to receive the Distinguished Veteran Pass (formerly Disabled War Veteran/Prisoner of War Pass).
Entitles the holder to the use of all basic State Park System operated facilities, including camping and day use, at no further charge. The pass is not valid at units operated by local government, private agencies or concessionaires. It is not valid for special events, group campsites, commercial use, or for supplemental fees and cannot be used in conjunction with any other pass and/or discount.
Download the Distinguished Veteran Pass Application (PDF format)
Dowload the Distinguished Veteran Pass Application (Excel format)
Application may be made in person at the Park Pass Sales Office located at 3930 Seaport Blvd, West Sacramento, California. Click here for a location map. (PDF format)
Or, send completed applications to:
California State Parks
Attn: Distinguished Veteran Pass Program
P.O. Box 942896
Sacramento, Ca 94296-0001
For more information please visit the California State Parks website.