Sonoma County Regional Parks


The Regional Parks represent the beauty and diversity of Sonoma County and are a valuable public resource. The park system includes more than 50 parks and trails from Petaluma to Gualala and Sonoma to Bodega Bay. Many offer natural, undeveloped landscapes. Others feature sports fields, playgrounds, campgrounds, swimming beaches and boat launches. Regional Parks also manages ocean marinas and the county's largest environmental education center and hosts special events, guided outings, family activities, festivals, aquatics training, and many other opportunities to enjoy the outdoors.

Regional Parks' mission

Regional Parks' mission is to create healthy communities and contribute to the economic vitality of Sonoma County by acquiring, developing, managing and maintaining parks and trails county-wide.  Regional Parks preserves irreplaceable natural and cultural resources, and offers opportunities for recreation and education to enhance the quality of life and well-being of residents and visitors to Sonoma County.

Regional PARKs' vision

  • P reserve and protect Sonoma County's most important natural resources and scenic beauty to enhance our quality of life and sustain our county's ecology and economy;
  • A ccess for all people, across generations and cultures, to experience the wonder of nature through our parks and trails, to engage their hearts and minds and engender a lifelong love of parks for physical, psychological, ecological, and spiritual well-being;
  • R ecreation that inspires personal growth, healthy lifestyles, connection to nature, and sense of community;
  • K nowledge through programs that connect our visitors and youth to nature through joyful, hands-on, place-based environmental education experiences.

Regional Parks' values

Innovation & Creativity * Diversity & Equity * Fiscal Responsibility * Community Service * Collaboration   Vision & Leadership * Honesty & Integrity * Trust & Respect * Accountability & Transparency

Sonoma County Regional Parks include:

  • More than 50 parks and regional trails 
  • 140 miles of trails for hiking, biking and horseback riding
  • 268 campsites on the Sonoma Coast and in the heart of Wine Country
  • The public's only lifeguarded swimming beach on the Russian River
  • Sonoma County's largest environmental education program
  • Hundreds of active volunteers helping with vital services
  • The Lakeside Grill, a seasonal cafĂ© serving fresh, local foods, wines and beers
  • The Tolay Fall Festival, two weeks of family fun each October
Additional Park Information

Email Us:

Call Us:

(707) 565-2041

Visit Us:

2300 County Center Drive
Suite 120A
Santa Rosa, CA 95403External Link

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(excluding holidays)

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