Winter Evening Access
Season Has Ended

Check back in the Winter of 2021 for the permitting program relaunch

  Thank you for using our trails!   For more information, feel free to contact the Ranger Service (805) 781-7302

Overview of Program:

NIGHT TIME USE OF CERRO SAN LUIS NATURAL RESERVE IS BY PERMIT ONLY LIMITED TO 65 INDIVIDUALS PER DAY.


A permit is required between 1 hour after sunset until 8:30pm when daylight savings is not in effect (Nov-March). Usage permits will be granted for hiking or biking.


NIGHT TIME RULES: Presence in Open Space Lands is restricted to certain hours—NO OVERNIGHT USAGE. Open space lands where public access is permitted shall be open to the public from dawn to dusk. It shall be unlawful to enter or remain within such lands between one hour after sunset and one hour before sunrise of the following day without approval from the director.


[Municipal Code 12.22, adopted by Ordinance 1332 § 1 (1998)] 12.22.050(B.): Presence in Open Space Lands Restricted to Certain Hours—No Overnight Usage.

Last Updated: 04/04/2021