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March 3, 2017 | Sonoma County Regional Parks

Tolay Creek Ranch Added to Tolay Lake Regional Park

The Sonoma Land Trust on March 3, 2017 donated the 1,665-acre Tolay Creek Ranch to Sonoma County Regional Parks. The property is adjacent to Tolay Lake Regional Park, and its donation doubles the size of the park complex. Once at risk for subdivision and vineyard development, the Tolay Creek property features sweeping views of San Francisco Bay, dazzling wildflower displays, and plenty of space for hiking. Read full story


February 7, 2017 | Sonoma County Regional Parks

Flooding Prompts Closures of Parks, Trails

Sonoma County parks and trails are now open. Due to the amount of flooding, clean-up efforts will continue at some locations and the beach staircase at the Pebble Beach Coastal Access Trail is estimated to re-open by summer. Read full story


January 18, 2017 | Sonoma County Regional Parks

Sonoma County Regional Parks Director Announces Resignation

Sonoma County Regional Parks Director Caryl Hart has announced her resignation effective June 20, 2017. Hart has led the department since 2010, overseeing the operations of 56 parks, trails and beaches and a staff of 200 full-time and seasonal employees. Read full story


January 10, 2017 | Sonoma County Regional Parks

Tolay Lake Regional Park Environmental Review Available for Public Comment

The Tolay Lake Regional Park Environmental Impact Report evaluates potential impacts of implementing the master plan and recommends ways to reduce or avoid those impacts. The master plan provides a blueprint for the future of the 3,400-acre park southeast of Petaluma. Read full story


April 16, 2015 | Sonoma County Regional Parks

Parks Celebration Brings Free Events to Sonoma County Parks & Open Spaces

2015 County of Sonoma Parks Celebration Brings Free Events to Sonoma County Parks & Open Spaces Read full story