All tours meet at the Visitor Center, rain or shine.
To walk the trails and/or go on the tours, you must pay the day-use fee of $4.12 (credit cards only, NO CASH) for adults 16 and older; children are free; entry is also free with a California hunting or fishing license. An annual CDFW Lands pass is available for $22.92.
No notice or reservations are needed for groups of under six people. If you would like to bring a group to the Reserve, please phone ahead of time. Special docent-led tours can be arranged with at least two months notice. (831) 728-2822.