Turtle Bay

Mission & Access



Mission statement

To inspire wonder, exploration, and appreciation of our world.


Turtle Bay for Everyone!

As part of our ongoing dedication to community, Turtle Bay is proud to offer a variety of programs to open our doors to inspire wonder in as many folk as possible.  Some of the programs we offer through Turtle Bay for Everyone include:


  • Free Days at the Park including: National Family Volunteer Day (November), Union Bank’s Kool April Nites Day (April), First 5 Shasta’s Week of the Young Child “It’s a Big Big World So Let’s Take Care of It” event (April)

  • Nickel & Dime Days - Discounted admission on the 5th and 10th of each month.  $10 admission for adults and $5 for children/seniors.

  • Free field trip offerings, including Museum Art Gallery Experience (MAGE) and REU Energy Experience and subsidized field trips for all other programs

  • Test Drive a Membership program in partnership with Shasta Public Library

  • Discounted memberships for a variety of community programs such as NVCSS Adopt-a-Family and Catalyst Mentoring.

  • A variety of admission discounts including: online flash sales, afternoon special ($5 off), Senior Wednesdays ($6), Great-Full Giving program ($2 off with contribution)

  • Proud NEA Blue Star Museum - Free admission to current active duty, guard & reserve plus up to 5 family members; free admission for veterans on Veteran’s Day

  • Turtle Bay donates on average $12,000 worth of park tickets to schools and nonprofits each year!  For more information, click Request A Donation