Mother and daughter exploring spring wildflowers

Explore Spring Wildflowers

Parks are bursting with poppies, lupine and more. Wondering where to go for a hike through nature’s most colorful scenery? Our blog reveals the best spring wildflower walks in Sonoma County.

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Join us for Spring Fun

Join us for socially distanced nature hikes, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, day camps, park cleanups and other small-group activities. And we continue to host our "Nearby Nature" virtual programs to keep us connected to the outdoors as we all stay closer to home.

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Ranger safety video

Pandemic Safety Message from Rangers

Park rangers provide guidance on how to keep yourself and others safe when visiting parks during the pandemic. Watch this video to see how daily operations have changed and learn about social distancing, face covering requirements and trail guidelines for visitors. 

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Helen Putnam in spring

Parks Access

COVID-19: Social distancing and face coverings are required. Campgrounds are open. Hood Mountain Regional Park: Closed due to wildfire damage.

Parks Status Updates

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  • When: April 22, 2021 from 12:00 1:00 PM

    Nature & Nosh—Noontime Webinars
    Explore Sonoma County's environmental history or just learn some new fascinating nature facts. Grab your favorite burrito, pour yourself a refreshing drink and tune in as we have fun sharing all about your parks with fascinating live presentations! Registration is required for this free, virtual event.

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Latest News

  • Published on February 8, 2021

    A report on the first year of the local Measure M – Parks for All sales tax spending is now available and summarizes the various ways Sonoma County and its nine cities allocated $12.4 million in new funding to expand and improve parks in the 2019-20 fiscal year.

  • Published on February 2, 2021

    Sonoma County Regional Parks has constructed and opened a nature-inspired outdoor play area where kids and families can connect with the natural world at Taylor Mountain Regional Park and Open Space Preserve.

  • Published on December 30, 2020

    The Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District (Ag + Open Space), a special district dedicated to protecting our working and natural lands forever, transferred ownership of a 335-acre coastal property to Sonoma County Regional Parks. This land, known as Carrington Coast Ranch, will eventually open to the public as a regional park and open space preserve just north of Salmon Creek.