For private boaters on the South Fork of the American River, we’re passing along new information about season passes for put-ins at Chili Bar. The Chili Bar Season Pass prices are going up for for the general public, effective January 1, 2013. Members of the American River Conservancy will continue to enjoy 2012 prices.
The Chili Bar Season Passes have four options:
- Full unrestricted Season Pass (FUR) includes 4 people + 1 car per day x 7 days
ARC members $75.00; non-members $90.00
- Full Restricted Season Pass (FR) includes 1 person + 1 car per day x 7 days
ARC members $50.00; non-members $60.00
- Mid Week Unrestricted Pass (SUR) includes 4 people + 1 car mid-week (M-F) ONLY
ARC members $50.00; non-members $65.00
- Mid Week restricted Pass (SR) includes 1 person + 1 car mid-week ONLY
ARC members $25.00; non-members $35.00
You can purchase passes online at the American River Conservancy online store. Purchases by December 31 will enjoy the current rates. You can also join the ARC at the same website.
Season passes are good for 1 year from the date of purchase. The ARC will call to confirm and a pass tag will be mailed to the buyer at the address supplied. Passes can also be purchased as gifts.
Chili Bar revenue goes directly back to the American River Conservancy and is used to support conservation and trail stewardship projects in the South Fork watershed.