Spring Lake Regional Park in Santa Rosa is one of Sonoma County's most popular parks, featuring trails, boating, a campground, picnic areas, natural history center, and a summer swimming lagoon.
Spring Lake is a 72-acre reservoir open for boating (electric engines only) and paddling. All boaters must wear a floatation device while on the lake.
Newanga Avenue entrance: A year-round boat ramp is at the end of the park's Newanga Avenue entrance. Trailered boats, kayaks and paddleboards can launch here.
Violetti Road entrance: Summer kayak and paddleboard rentals and the rental launch are at the end of the park's Violetti Road entrance. Rentals are available by online reservation only from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily beginning Memorial Day weekend. Rental reservations must be made online in advance or online at the rental area using your cell phone. Rates start at $12 an hour, and online payment by credit card is required at the time of reservation. Rentals must be returned by 6 p.m.
Spring Lake features a fresh-water lagoon for recreational swimming during the summer. The lagoon opens July 1, 2021, with daily hours from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. into September. Admission is free. Lifeguards are on duty daily. The lagoon is filtered, chlorinated and tested regularly to ensure it exceeds water-quality standards. The lagoon also features a sandy beach, lawns shaded by redwoods and picnic sites.
With nearly 10 miles of trails, Spring Lake is a favorite destination for hiking, running, biking and horseback riding. Trails include an easy paved route around the lake and connections to Trione-Annadel State Park and the city of Santa Rosa's Howarth Park.
Spring Lake's campground welcomes tent, trailer, and RV campers year-round and features several sleeping cabins.
Spring Lake also offers opportunities for picnicking, fishing, and more.
Spring Lake features wheelchair-accessible trails, picnic areas, camp sites and and access to the Environmental Discovery Center. All-terrain wheelchairs are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please contact park staff to check out an all-terrain wheelchair.