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For Release: December 18, 2007     
Contact: Rick Cooper (831) 630-5010, or Lesly Smith (831) 630-5015.            

Bureau of Land Management in Hollister Enters Into New Partnership

The Bureau of Land Management Hollister Field Office signed a memorandum of understanding with three local motorcycle shops to assist BLM with selling season passes to the Clear Creek Management Area.   Rick Cooper, BLM’s Hollister field manager is excited about the new partnership to the popular off-highway recreation area. Additional motorcycle shops in Coalinga and Fresno will be added to the partnership in the near future.  Beginning December 17, users can purchase a season pass from Hollister Honda, Pinit Motorsports in Salinas, Zoom Cycle in Santa Clara, the Hollister Field Office or at the Clear Creek Management Area on weekends.

The BLM will begin charging fees at Clear Creek on January 1, 2008.  Visitors can either purchase a season pass for the calendar year or a weekly pass good from Wednesday through Tuesday regardless of the day of purchase.  The season pass will cost $80 for a primary vehicle and up to two OHVs.  Additional OHVs can be added to the season pass for $20 per vehicle.  The weekly pass will cost $5 for the primary vehicle and $10 per OHV.  Season passes are also available at the BLM – Hollister Field Office, Monday through Friday, from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm.

The fees collected will be used to maintain existing facilities, develop additional services, provide for law enforcement and help protect sensitive resources in the area.

For more information, contact Lesly Smith at (831) 630-5015 or call the office at 831-630-5000.


Hollister Field Office, 20 Hamilton Court, Hollister, CA  95023


Last updated: 12-18-2007