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View of Bennet Valley from North Sonoma Mountain Regional Park and Open Space Preserve

North Sonoma 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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Spud Point Marina

Spud Point Marina

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Temporary closures due to storm conditions:

The following parks are currently temporarily closed due to flooding, fallen trees and other hazards caused by recent storms.

Wildflower guide for Sonoma County

Get Your Wildflower Guide

Spring wildflowers are blooming, and we have a field guide to help you learn more about your local flowers. Download this easy-to-use-guide to your phone, and take it along on your next hike.

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Wildflowers at Crane Creek Regional Park

Sonoma County’s Best Spring Wildflower Walks

Nature is an artist whose palette expands dramatically in early spring. That’s when the bright green open spaces of Sonoma County are at first dotted, then broadly brushed, with the richest of hues.

See what's blooming

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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The awe-inspring view from Gualala Point Regional Park

Slow Down, Make Time for "Awe Walks"

Among the feelings we experience in nature, one of the more powerful is awe. Imagine standing on the lip of the Grand Canyon, or high up under a clear night sky bursting with stars. Experts say awe is a response to something so astonishing, beautiful, powerful or vast it exceeds our usual understanding of the world.

Go for an Awe Walk

Hikers at Mark West Regional Park and Open Space Preserve

Planning for Mark West Creek Regional Park and Preserve

Help shape the future Mark West Creek Regional Park and Preserve. Regional Parks is creating a master plan to guide the park’s development, public access and natural resource management. Share your feedback through an online survey.

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Family Bird Watching

New trails coming to Taylor Mountain

Sonoma County’s largest trail construction project in over a decade is underway at Taylor Mountain Regional Park and Preserve. When finished, the new trails will add about 8 miles of multi-use routes and double the size of the park's existing trail network.

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