Park Seasonal Hours

Parks are now on Summer Schedule

Tulare County Parks & Recreation will reopen park amenities effective Thursday, June 18, 2020. Amenities include: Arbors, playgrounds, and campgrounds. All park reservations scheduled for August 2020 have been cancelled until further notice. Until that time, the arbors are available on a first come, first serve basis to park visitors. The normal park fees are being collected at the gates.

 

Balch Park will reopen overnight camping starting Thursday, June 18, 2020. All campgrounds areas are available on a first come, serve basis. For camping fee information please visit: https://tularecountyparks.org/parks-hours-fees/ 

Park patrons will be able to enjoy outdoor hiking and fishing. The hours of operation for summer hours began June 1, with day use being 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m., Monday-Sunday. 

 

Camping Sites: One Vehicle or ten visitors per camp site (Household members only)

Clean-up Recommendations: Visitors to pack out what they pack in to minimize trash; bring disposable tables cloth for picnic tables. 

 

As a reminder, we encourage park visitors to bring their own hand sanitizer, drinking water and continue to practice social distancing while visiting the park. Park restrooms are open. 

WINTER

NOV 1 - FEB 28

ALL PARKS*

MON 8 AM - 5 PM
TUES CLOSED
WED CLOSED
THURS 8 AM - 5 PM
FRI 8 AM - 5 PM
SAT 8 AM - 5 PM
SUN 8 AM - 5 PM

 

SPRING

MAR 1 - MAY 31

ALL PARKS*

MON 8 AM - 5 PM
TUES CLOSED
WED CLOSED
THURS 8 AM - 5 PM
FRI 8 AM - 5 PM
SAT 8 AM - 7 PM
SUN 8 AM - 7 PM

SUMMER

JUN 1 - SEPT 8

ALL PARKS*

MON 8 AM - 8 PM
TUES CLOSED
WED CLOSED
THURS 8 AM - 8 PM
FRI 8 AM - 8 PM
SAT 8 AM - 8 PM
SUN 8 AM - 8 PM

*Mooney Grove is open seven days a week during the summer.

FALL

SEPT 9 - OCT 31

ALL PARKS*

MON 8 AM - 5 PM
TUES CLOSED
WED CLOSED
THURS 8 AM - 5 PM
FRI 8 AM - 5 PM
SAT 8 AM - 7 PM
SUN 8 AM - 7 PM

   

Fees

PARK FEES

 

 

PRIOR TO 7/1/2019

EFFECTIVE 7/1/2019

ALPAUGH PARK

CURRENT

NEW

Alpaugh Arbor #1

$50

$55

BALCH PARK

CURRENT

NEW

Day Use Fee

$1 per person

$5 vehicle

Tent Camping - Per Campsite

$16

$20

RV Camping - Per Campsite

$16

$25

Extra Vehicles

$5

$5

Tent Camping - Per Campsites for Seniors/Disabled Persons

$8

$10

RV Camping - Per Campsites for Seniors/Disabled Persons

$8

$15

Pets (per dog per night)

$3

$5

BARTLETT PARK

CURRENT

NEW

Bartlett Arbors #1-3, 5-8, 15, 18

$35

$40

Bartlett Arbors #4, 11-14, 17

$50

$55

Bartlett Arbor #16 (Rotary Club)

$50

$75

Entrance Fee - General

$5/per vehicle

$5/per vehicle

Entrance Fee -Senior/Disabled Persons

Free

$3

CUTLER PARK

CURRENT

NEW

Cutler Arbors #1-4

$50

$55

Entrance Fee - General

$5/per vehicle

$5/per vehicle

Entrance Fee -Senior/Disabled Persons

Free

$3

Entrance Fee - Bus

$20/per bus

$20/per bus

KINGS RIVER PRESERVE

CURRENT

NEW

Entrance Fee - General

$5/per vehicle

$5/per person

LEDBETTER PARK

CURRENT

NEW

Ledbetter Arbors #1-7

$50

$55

MOONEY GROVE PARK

CURRENT

NEW

Mooney Arbors #1-2, 10-11. 13-18

$70

$75

Mooney Arbor #3

$120

$125

Mooney Arbors #4, 6, 12, 19

$50

$55

Mooney Arbors #5, 8

$45

$50

Mooney Arbor #9

$145

$150

Boy Scout Cabin

$100

$100

Pillar Square

$100

$100

Tulare County Museum

Free w/ Park Entrance

Free w/ Park Entrance

Boat Rental Fee

$5 (30 minutes)

$5 (30 minutes)

Entrance Fee - General

$6

$6

Entrance Fee -Senior/Disabled Persons

Free

$3

Entrance Fee - Bus

$20

$20

PIXLEY PARK

CURRENT

NEW

Pixley Arbors #2, 6

$50

$55

Pixley Arbor #5

$35

$40

WOODVILLE PARK

CURRENT

NEW

Woodville Arbor #1

$50

$55

ALL PARKS

CURRENT

NEW

All sports fields/courts/pits

$25

$25

Disc Golf Tournament Reservation Fee

$0

$100

Annual Park Pass - General

$25

$25

Annual Park Pass - Senior/Disabled Persons

$25

$12

Reserve a Portion of Park

$40-$50

$50

Reserve the Entire Park - Mooney Grove and Balch Park

Reserve all arbors

$3000+$3000 refundable deposit

Reserve the Entire Park - not Mooney Grove or Balch Park

Reserve all arbors

$1500+$1500 refundable deposit

Permit Fees do not include equipment

 

  PRIOR TO 7/1/19 EFFECTIVE 7/1/19

PERMITS

CURRENT

NEW

Amplified Sound

$40

$45

Special Event Application Processing Fee

$0

$30

Alcohol Sales Permit

$0

$25

Commercial Vendor
(vendor, such as DJ or bounce house, associated with a reservation)

$25

$30

Special Event Vendor
(vendor associated with a special event)

$25

$40

Non-Special Event Vendor
(vendor, such as a mobile food truck, not associated with a reservation or special event)

$0

$25

 

Approved Park Vendors

BOUNCE HOUSES

Sanchez Bounce House
(559) 804-1998
2501 W. Babcock Ct., Visalia, CA
Bounce House
Jumpin Jollies
(559) 625-1354, (559) 931-5337
5615 W. Laura Ct., Visalia, CA
Bounce House
Jump for Joy
(559) 361-2048
P.O. Box 15069, Terra Bella, CA
Bounce House
Joey's Jumping Castle
(559) 686-4245
1116 Batavia Ct,, Tulare, CA
Bounce House
AAA Fun Bounce
(559) 733-5818
PO Box 697 Goshen, CA 93277
Bounce House

MOBILE FOOD VENDORS

Vali Coffee
(559) 827-6261
valicoffeeco@gmail.com
Coffee
Twitty's Dog House
(559) 303-2323
ltwitty@hotmail.com
Hot Dogs
Taco N Tento
(559) 300-9560
Tacos, Tortas, Quesadillas, Burritos, etc.
Mr. Lumpia and More
(559) 747-9983
mrlumpiaandmore@gmail.com
Lumpia
Kerrib Flava
(559) 469-7055
kerribflava@gmail.com
Jamaican Food
El Tri
(559) 936-1629
eltriraspados@live.com
Fruits and Raspados