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After-hours Astronomy Permit

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A no-fee permit is required for after-hours use of the Monte Bello Open Space Preserve parking lot for astronomical viewing. The parking lot is open for permit-only parking from dusk to 2:00 a.m.

  1. Preserve closes at dusk. No use of surrounding trails is allowed, and camping is prohibited.
  2. Fires and camp stoves of any type are prohibited.
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After-hours Astronomy Permit | Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District


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