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Raptors - Sonoma County's wintertime visitors

Raptors - Sonoma County's wintertime visitors

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View of Sonoma Valley from the Lawson Trail at Hood Mountain Regional Park and Open Space Preserve

Hood Mountain Regional Park and Open Space Preserve

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Whale Watching at Gualala Point Regional Park

Whale Watching at Gualala Point Regional Park

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Summer camp kayak lessons

Summer Camp registration opens March 1

Experience adventure and learning at our Discovery Camp and Junior Lifeguard Camp series at Spring Lake Regional Park this summer.

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Wildflower guide for Sonoma County

The wildflowers are here!

Wildflower season has already begun in Sonoma County, with early blooms abounding at Foothill, Crane Creek, Helen Putnam, Shiloh and other regional parks known for their brilliant spring wildflower displays.

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Please use dog waste bags to pack out your pets poop.

How to pack out your pet’s poop

There is no dog poop fairy, so don’t leave pet poop behind to be someone else’s mess. Pet waste contains harmful bacteria that can contaminate the natural environment if it isn't disposed of properly. Learn how to practice this important Leave No Trace principle when hiking with your dog. 

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Mark West Creek Regional Park and Open Space Preserve

Public input sought for Mark West Regional Park and Open Space Preserve

Take our second survey about Mark West Creek Regional Park and Open Space Preserve! We've gathered community input and now need your help once more to prioritize the amenities you'd like to have at this future regional park and preserve. Group picnic areas? Backcountry camping? Types of trails? Tell us – your input matters!

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Family Bird Watching

Connect with nature

Join us for guided hikes, bird walks, kids activities, volunteer projects and other group outings in the parks.

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