Effective Friday, Jan. 21, Hood Mountain Regional Park and Foothill Regional Park will be temporarily closed due to a wind advisory. The parks will reopen once the winds subside and a safety inspection has been conducted.

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Leave No Trace

Protect and enjoy Sonoma County's natural beauty. When we follow Leave No Trace guidelines, we can enjoy the outdoors and lessen our impacts on the environment. Learn what you can do to support the health of the Russian River, Sonoma Coast and other parks this summer. 

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Play More, Pay Less

An annual membership is the easiest, most affordable way to regularly enjoy Sonoma County's Regional Parks. Members get 12 months of free parking, a free night of camping and other benefits. 

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Connect with Nature

Join us for hikes, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, day camps, park cleanups and other small-group activities in the parks or log on for webinars and livestreams with our naturalists. 

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Parks Access

Hood Mountain Regional Park is partially closed due to wildfire impacts. Regional Parks Office: Open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Office visitors must wear face coverings. Campgrounds: Reservations required.

  • When: February 12, 2022 from 1:30 3:00 PM

    Gualala Point Regional Park
    Grab binoculars and a warm coat to go out and observe the annual whale migration passing through ocean waters just off the Sonoma Coast. This 2-mile, round-trip hike begins at the Gualala Point visitor’s center and continues towards the bluffs where we will try to spot spouts, tails, and breeching whales as well as pelagic birds and other fascinating coastal creatures!

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