Healdsburg Water Carnival

Join us July 15th for this year's Water Carnival at Veterans Memorial Beach in Healdsburg. Barrel races, giant slip-n-slides, kayak tours, pedal boat races, Sandy the Swan rides, live music and local food all make this an event not to miss.

Water Carnival

Every 4th Grader in a Regional Park

A big shout out to all 4th graders and your families! You have free parking at all Regional Parks for the month of June. Research shows that 4th grade is an important time for exploring nature and we can't wait to see you in the parks!

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Sonoma County's parks are destinations for hiking, cycling, kayaking, birding and other natural fun. Get active on your own or join a guided outing.

Celebrate 50 Years of Parks Come along as we commemorate our 50th anniversary with a year of special outings and events. (Visit our calendar and choose the "50th anniversary" filter to see a list of upcoming activities.) Celebrate 50 Years of Parks

Discover, Play, Learn

  • Hiking
    With trails leading to beaches, mountains, forests, meadows and lakes, it's easy to discover why Sonoma County is so special. The parks feature trails for all types of adventurers, from paved paths for easy walks to wilderness trails for strenuous treks. Join a guided outing or explore on your own.
  • Cycling
    Seeing Sonoma County from a bicycle is a must-do. We have flat, paved routes perfect for families and beginning cyclists and single-track trails to challenge experienced off-road riders.
  • Horseback Riding
    The Regional Parks are horse friendly, that's for sure. Equestrians are welcome on trails throughout the county. Climb wooded mountains or gallop across a sandy beach.
  • Birding
    Located along the Pacific flyway, Sonoma County is a birding paradise, and the Regional Parks provide abundant vantage points. Learn more about our bird-watching hot spots.
  • Boating, Paddling, and Fishing
    Explore Sonoma County by water. We have launches on lakes, the Russian River and along the coast and an ocean marina in Bodega Harbor. Fresh and saltwater fishing options are plentiful.

Find your summer adventure with our Activities Guide

English Publication

PDF file Summer Outdoor Activities Guide cover

Publication (en Español)

PDF file Summer Outdoor Activities Guide cover en Espanol

Visit our activities calendar for current events

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