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Monterey County Boating Permits

Use of Nacimiento Lake requires a daily fee to be paid to Monterey County Parks. There are two Iron Rangers on Heritage Ranch property - one is located near the Main Gatehouse on Gateway Drive and the other is located at the Main Marina parking lot.

If you are a frequent boater, Annual Lake Permits are available. Annual Lake Permits may be purchased by:

  1. Mailing a check made out to Monterey County Parks along with a self addressed stamped envelope to the address below.  In 2021, the annual fee for motorized vessels is $160.00 and $85.00 for kayaks.
    Monterey County Parks
    10625 Nacimiento Lake Drive
    Bradley, CA  93426
  2. Telephoning your Visa or MasterCard request to (805) 472-2311 and choosing the Reservations or Marina option from the phone tree.
  3. Purchase at the Lake Nacimiento Resort entry gate
  4. Use of one of the Iron Ranger stations located at Heritage Ranch.