Mother and daughter exploring spring wildflowers

Explore Spring Wildflowers

Parks are bursting with poppies, lupine and more. Wondering where to go for a hike through nature’s most colorful scenery? Our blog reveals the best spring wildflower walks in Sonoma County.

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Join us for Spring Fun

Join us for socially distanced nature hikes, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, day camps, park cleanups and other small-group activities. And we continue to host our "Nearby Nature" virtual programs to keep us connected to the outdoors as we all stay closer to home.

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Ranger safety video

Pandemic Safety Message from Rangers

Park rangers provide guidance on how to keep yourself and others safe when visiting parks during the pandemic. Watch this video to see how daily operations have changed and learn about social distancing, face covering requirements and trail guidelines for visitors. 

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Helen Putnam in spring

Parks Access

COVID-19: Social distancing and face coverings are required. Campgrounds are open. Hood Mountain Regional Park: Closed due to wildfire damage. Regional Parks Main Office: Open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Parks Status Updates

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  • Tomorrow: April 24, 2021 from 9:00 11:00 AM

    Maxwell Farms Regional Park
    In honor of Earth Day, let's show Mother Earth some pampering. Sonoma Creek, which provides critical wildlife habitat and an important wildlife corridor, runs right through Maxwell and Larson parks. Help us preserve the value of this riparian habitat for fish and other resident and migrating wildlife by removing litter and other debris. 

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Latest News

  • Published on April 15, 2021

    As part of the ongoing effort to rebuild wildfire-ravaged Foothill Regional Park in Windsor, the Sonoma County Regional Parks Foundation has received a $500,000 Kaiser Permanente grant. This funding will allow Sonoma County Regional Parks to renovate the 211-acre park with a new “climate-adaptive” design to make it more resilient to future wildfires and offer greater protection to surrounding neighborhoods.

  • Published on March 18, 2021

    Sonoma County Regional Parks has completed and opened an extension to the regional West County Trail in downtown Forestville, greatly improving public access and safety, and officially linking the community to Graton, Sebastopol and Santa Rosa via a paved non-motorized, multi-use path.

  • Published on February 2, 2021

    Sonoma County Regional Parks has constructed and opened a nature-inspired outdoor play area where kids and families can connect with the natural world at Taylor Mountain Regional Park and Open Space Preserve.