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Did you get a Regional Parks membership as a holiday gift? Activate your membership to start exploring the parks in 2021.

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Covid-19: Social distancing and face coverings are required. Campgrounds and group facilities are closed.  Wildfire: Hood Mountain Regional Park is closed due to wildfire damage.

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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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Nearby Nature Sonoma County

We have virtual programs to help you stay connected to nature, learn something new and share a laugh. Join us for webinars on local wildlife and natural history, download critter coloring pages or share your nearby nature discoveries.

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  • When: February 4, 2021 from 2:30 2:45 PM

    We’re live! Join us Thursdays for fun, short science spiels as we share a little about who and what make our parks home. Tune in, start a watch party, and have fun learning about our awesome parks. Every session will include a live Q & A about what we share.

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Latest News

  • Published on December 30, 2020

    The Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District (Ag + Open Space), a special district dedicated to protecting our working and natural lands forever, transferred ownership of a 335-acre coastal property to Sonoma County Regional Parks. This land, known as Carrington Coast Ranch, will eventually open to the public as a regional park and open space preserve just north of Salmon Creek.

  • Published on November 19, 2020

    Hood Mountain Regional Park and Open Space Preserve was in the direct path of the Glass Fire on Sept. 28 when the fire topped the Mayacamas Mountains from Napa County, driven by dry conditions and strong winds on its way toward Eastern Santa Rosa. Overall, the wildfire burned approximately 80 percent of the 2,000-acre park. About 50 percent was a moderate- to high-severity burn that killed or heavily damaged many trees. 

  • Published on November 17, 2020

    Recreating during the pandemic has made a couple of things abundantly clear: Getting outside for our physical and mental health is more important than ever, and some trails are better than others for doing that safely. There are three Sonoma County multi-use trails that offer room to spread out or take you off the beaten path.