Let's Celebrate!

Join us for Parks Celebration 2015 when we bring you dozens of free events in Sonoma County's parks and open spaces from Earth Day to Memorial Day!

Find your adventure

Spring Lake Nature Walks

Get the kids outside and let them explore Spring Lake Park with a naturalist from the Environmental Discovery Center. Return to the Center after your hike for more family fun.

April 18 Hike

Where the Wildflowers Are

Discover the spring beauty of your Regional Parks by joining free, guided wildflower walks on Saturday mornings through April 25.

Wildflower Walks

Get "Naturally Fit" in the Parks

Inspire your spring and summer workouts with the Naturally Fit group exercise classes led by the Y. All ages and fitness levels are welcome.

Choose your workout!

Castles & Kites

Don't miss Castles and Kites on May 2nd, an annual celebration of sandcastle building and kite flying at Doran Beach in Bodega Bay. Kids love this spring tradition!

Come Fly a Kite!

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April 17, 2015 - May 31, 2015

Date Time Activity Location
Sat Apr 18, 2015 8:30am - 1:00pm Earth Day Restoration and Cleanup Day - April 18, 2015 Sonoma Coast State Park
Sat Apr 18, 2015 10:00am - 12:00pm Wildflower Walk - Magical Colors - April 18, 2015 Shiloh Ranch Regional Park
Sat Apr 18, 2015 1:00pm - 4:00pm Family Nature Walks - April 18, 2015 Environmental Discovery Center, Spring Lake Regional Park
Wed Apr 22, 2015 8:45am - 1:00pm Celebrate Earth Day in Annadel State Park Annadel State Park
Wed Apr 22, 2015 10:00am - 2:00pm Santa Rosa Creek Ride - Rescheduled for May 21, 2015 Santa Rosa Creek
Wed Apr 22, 2015 10:00am - 1:00pm Earth Day Hike - April 22, 2015 Lake Sonoma
Wed Apr 22, 2015 10:00am - 1:00pm Van Hoosear Wildflower Preserve Spring Wildflower Walks - April 22, 2015 Van Hoosear Wildflower Preserve
Wed Apr 22, 2015 1:00pm - 5:00pm Celebrate Earth Day at the Environmental Discovery Center - April 22, 2015 Spring Lake Regional Park
Thu Apr 23, 2015 5:00pm - 8:00pm Tolay Creek Sunset and Wildflower Walk - April 23, 2015 Tolay Creek Ranch
Thu Apr 23, 2015 5:30pm - 7:30pm Southeast Greenway Urban Hike - April 23, 2015 Meet at Montgomery High School
Thu Apr 23, 2015 7:00pm - 8:30pm The Elusive Northern Spotted Owl Lecture - April 23, 2015 Sonoma Veterans Memorial Building
Thu Apr 23, 2015 7:00pm - 8:30pm The Geologic History of Laguna de Santa Rosa and Coastal California - April 23, 2015 Laguna de Santa Rosa Environmental Center
Sat Apr 25, 2015 9:00am - 5:00pm Junior Guard Spring River Training Day Camp - April 25, 2015 Healdsburg Veterans Memorial Beach and Sunset Beach River Park
Sat Apr 25, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am Interim Day-Use Permit Orientation - April 25, 2015 Tolay Lake Regional Park
Sat Apr 25, 2015 10:00am - 12:00pm Wildflower Walk - Alcohol, Spirits & Nature’s Garden of Good and Evil - April 25, 2015 Riverfront Regional Park
Sat Apr 25, 2015 10:00am - 2:00pm Sonoma Creek to Peak Walk Maxwell Farms Regional Park
Sun Apr 26, 2015 10:00am - 1:00pm Seabird Viewing - April 26, 2015 Gualala Point Regional Park
Sun Apr 26, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am Explore Pole Mountain - Wildflowers and Views - Rescheduled for May 10, 2015 Sonoma Land Trust's Pole Mountain Reserve
Sun Apr 26, 2015 12:00pm - 4:00pm Help Nature, Harvest Color - April 26, 2015 Paulin Creek Open Space Preserve
Mon Apr 27, 2015 8:00am - 4:00pm Landscape Pest Control Seminar - April 27, 2015 Finley Community Center, Person Auditorium
Mon Apr 27, 2015 6:00pm - 7:30pm Great Blue Heron Walk - April 27, 2015 Riverfront Regional Park
Tue Apr 28, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am Naturally Fit – Trail Running Group – Begins April 28th Spring Lake Regional Park
Tue Apr 28, 2015 9:30am - 10:30am Naturally Fit – Shred and Sculpt – Begins April 28th Spring Lake Regional Park
Wed Apr 29, 2015 6:00pm - 7:00pm Intro to Backpacking & Low-Impact Camping - April 29, 2015 Helen Putnam Regional Park
Wed Apr 29, 2015 6:00pm - 8:00pm Kayak with a Ranger - April 29, 2015 Riverfront Regional Park
Sat May 2, 2015 7:15am - 5:30pm Armstrong Redwoods and Austin Creek Run - May 2, 2015 Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve
Sat May 2, 2015 8:00am - 2:00pm Wilderness Survival Skills - May 2, 2015 Ragle Ranch Regional Park
Sat May 2, 2015 8:00am - 4:00pm Creative Photography - A New Way of Seeing - May 2, 2015 Jack London State Historic Park
Sat May 2, 2015 9:00am - 11:00am Beginners' Bird Walk - May 2, 2015 Spring Lake Regional Park
Sat May 2, 2015 10:00am - 1:00pm Captivating Creeks: A Family Event - May 2, 2015 Rancho Mark West
Sat May 2, 2015 11:00am - 4:00pm Castles and Kites - May 2, 2015 Doran Regional Park
Sat May 2, 2015 1:00pm - 4:00pm Science Saturday - May 2, 2015 Environmental Discovery Center, Spring Lake Regional Park
Sat May 2, 2015 5:00pm - 9:00pm Moonlit Hike - May 2, 2015 Saddle Mountain Open Space Preserve
Sat May 2, 2015 8:00pm - 10:00pm Full Moon Hike - May 2, 2015 North Sonoma Mountain Regional Park & Open Space Preserve
Sun May 3, 2015 10:00am - 4:00pm Plowing Play Day - May 3, 2015 Jack London State Historic Park
Sun May 3, 2015 7:30pm - 10:00pm Full Moon Hike - May 3, 2015 Taylor Mountain Regional Park & Open Space Preserve
Mon May 4, 2015 6:00pm - 8:00pm Kayak with a Ranger - May 4, 2015 Riverfront Regional Park
Tue May 5, 2015 5:30pm - 7:00pm Hike: Flora & Fauna of Sonoma County - May 5, 2015 Crane Creek Regional Park
Thu May 7, 2015 10:00am - 2:30pm Discover California's Grasslands - May 7, 2015 Taylor Mountain Regional Park
Thu May 7, 2015 6:00pm - 7:00pm Intro to Backpacking & Low-Impact Camping - May 7, 2015 North Sonoma Mountain Regional Park & Open Space Preserve
Fri May 8, 2015 6:00pm - 8:30am Star Party Campout - May 8-9, 2015 Cooley Ranch
Sat May 9, 2015 9:00am - 1:00pm Taylor Mountain Volunteer Trail Work - May 9, 2015 Taylor Mountain Regional Park and Open Space Preserve
Sat May 9, 2015 10:00am - 12:00pm Naturally Fit Walk - May 9, 2015 Doran Regional Park
Sat May 9, 2015 10:00am - 1:00pm Meet the Tide Pool Creatures - May 9, 2015 Doran Regional Park
Sat May 9, 2015 10:00am - 3:00pm Explore Wildflowers and Views at the Jenner Headlands - May 9, 2015 Jenner Headlands Preserve
Sat May 9, 2015 10:00am - 5:00pm Stand Up Paddle, Healdsburg to Windsor - May 9, 2015 Riverfront Regional Park
Sun May 10, 2015 10:00am - 4:00pm Explore Pole Mountain Wildflowers and Views - May 10, 2015 Sonoma Land Trust's Pole Mountain Preserve
Sun May 10, 2015 12:30pm - 1:30pm Interim Day-Use Permit Orientation - May 10, 2015 Tolay Lake Regional Park
Wed May 13, 2015 6:00pm - 8:00pm Ride with a Ranger - May 13, 2015 West County Trail
Thu May 14, 2015 6:00pm - 7:00pm Naturally Fit – Yoga and Hiking – Begins May 14th Ragle Ranch Regional Park
Sat May 16, 2015 9:00am - 12:00pm Water Supply System Tour (Spanish & English) Details will be provided once you have registered
Sat May 16, 2015 9:30am - 11:30am Southeast Greenway Urban Hike - May 16, 2015 Meet at Montgomery High School
Sat May 16, 2015 10:00am - 4:00pm Spring Wildflowers of Cooley Ranch - May 16, 2015 Cooley Ranch
Sat May 16, 2015 1:00pm - 4:00pm Family Nature Walks - May 16, 2015 Environmental Discovery Center, Spring Lake Regional Park
Sun May 17, 2015 9:00am - 12:00pm 'Vamos a Nadar' Program - May 17, 2015 Ridgway Aquatic Center, Santa Rosa
Sun May 17, 2015 9:00am - 12:00pm Intermediate Bird Walk - May 17, 2015 Spring Lake Regional Park
Sun May 17, 2015 10:00am - 2:00pm Traditional Uses of Native Plants - May 17, 2015 Sonoma Land Trust's Glen Oaks Ranch
Tue May 19, 2015 5:30pm - 7:00pm Rock Walk - May 19, 2015 Foothill Regional Park
Thu May 21, 2015 10:30am - 1:30pm Santa Rosa Creek Ride - May 21, 2015 Santa Rosa Creek Trail
Sat May 23, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am Interim Day-Use Permit Orientation - May 23, 2015 Tolay Lake Regional Park
Sat May 23, 2015 10:00am - 11:30am Salmon & Stealhead on the North Coast - May 23, 2015 Stillwater Cove Regional Park
Mon May 25, 2015 10:00am - 11:30am Family Nature Hike - May 25, 2015 Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Mon May 25, 2015 10:00am - 11:15am Seaweed or Sea Vegetables, What's for Lunch? - May 25, 2015 Stillwater Cove Regional Park
Thu May 28, 2015 7:00pm - 8:30pm An Evening on the Pacific Crest Trail Lecture - May 28, 2015 Sonoma Veterans Memorial Building
Sat May 30, 2015 9:00am - 5:00pm Junior Guard Spring Surf Training Day Camp - May 30, 2015 Doran Regional Park
Sat May 30, 2015 9:00am - 11:30am Underfoot Riverfront 5k - May 30, 2015 Riverfront Regional Park
Sat May 30, 2015 1:30pm - 4:30pm 'Vamos a Nadar' Program - May 30, 2015 Finley Aquatic Center, Santa Rosa

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