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For Immediate Release

Free holiday parking at Regional Parks for veterans and active-duty military

Veterans Day pass waives parking fees Nov. 10-Nov. 12, 2023

Sonoma County, CA | October 10, 2023

In appreciation of their service, veterans, active-duty military and their families can receive free parking at all Sonoma County Regional Parks on the Veterans Day holiday weekend.

Veterans, military members and family are eligible for a special pass that waives the $7 day-use parking fee from Friday, Nov. 10, through Sunday, Nov. 12, 2023. They can obtain the parking pass in advance at one of the following locations by showing a valid military identification card, a Veterans Affairs card, a veteran’s identification card or an honorable discharge record. Sonoma County residency is not required. 

  • County of Sonoma's Veterans Services Office, 3725 Westwind Blvd., Suite 100, in Santa Rosa, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday (closed Friday, Nov. 10).
  • Sonoma County Regional Parks’ office, 2300 County Center Drive, Suite 120A, in Santa Rosa, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday (closed Friday, Nov. 10).
  • Doran Regional Park, 201 Doran Beach Road, in Bodega Bay. Passes will be available at Doran beginning Oct. 15 and through the holiday weekend.

Regional Parks offers the passes with support from the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors and in collaboration with the Sonoma County Human Services Department to honor the sacrifices and contributions of local veterans and their families.  

In addition to the Veterans Day pass, Regional Parks offers a year-round Distinguished Veterans Day-Use Pass, which provides free parking to disabled war veterans, former prisoners of war and Congressional Medal of Honor recipients. For more information, visit

For more information about the veterans passes, contact Regional Parks at 707-565-2041 or



Contact Information
Tina Luster
Marketing Specialist
(707) 565-3803


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