Helen Putnam Regional Park

411 Chileno Valley Road, Petaluma

  • Accessible areas
  • Biking
  • Birding
  • Equestrian Trails
  • Fishing
  • Hiking/Walking Trails
  • Picnic Facilities
  • Playgrounds

Hours : The park opens at sunrise and closes at sunset.

Parking: $7 per vehicle for day use.

Dogs: Permitted on leash no longer than 6' in length. License required.

Accessibility: Accessible playground & restroom

Ranger Phone: (707) 789-9644

This 216 acre park offers panoramic views of southern Sonoma County and northern Marin County. The park has trails for hiking, bicycling and horseback riding. A gazebo, picnic area, and children's playground are located at the main entrance, near the parking lot. Water is also available at the main entrance. There is a large pond for fishing (bluegill mostly).

Helen Putnam Regional Park Trails

Length:5.87 miles of trail

Helen Putnam Regional Park lies just outside of Petaluma and offers a variety of terrain across 5.87 miles of trail. Excellent views of Petaluma to the east and rural Sonoma County to the west can be enjoyed from the Panorama Trail. The viewpoints may be accessed via a steep climb up the trail from the parking lot, or a gentler approach via the paved Ridge Trail past the Fish Pond. Fillaree, Pomo, and South Loop trails wind through forested areas offering shade on hot summer days. Equestrians, hikers, and bikers are welcome on all trails.

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