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Biker on the West County Trail

Hike or bike Sonoma County’s scenic West County Trail

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Golden flowers bloom in green field at Tolay Lake Regional Park

Sonoma County's best spring wildflower walks

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Whale Watching at Gualala Point Regional Park

Whale Watching at Gualala Point Regional Park

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Calabazas Creek Regional Park and Open Space Preserve

Public input sought for Calabazas Creek Regional Park and Open Space Preserve

Help us shape the future of Calabazas Creek Regional Park and Open Space Preserve! We're creating a master plan to guide the long-term development of this future park near Glen Ellen and we want to hear from you! Would you prefer all multi-use trails or some trails for hikers only? Picnic sites? Backcountry camping? Share your feedback by taking a brief survey at Survey closes May 31, 2024.

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Spring Lake Water Park

Get your splash on at Spring Lake

Memorial Day weekend, May 25-27, marks the summer opening of Spring Lake Regional Park's swimming lagoon, floating Water Park and kayak and paddleboard rentals. Part playground and part obstacle course, the inflatable, floating Water Park is for kids (at least 6 years old and 42 inches tall) and adults who like to make a splash – and a hop, flip and a jump! Tickets are $10 for a two-hour session, and reservations are encouraged.

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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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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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