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  • Published on November 21, 2017
    More than a month has passed since the wildfires, and as we all move toward recovery, we want to update you on park conditions and our efforts to stabilize and reopen burned parks.
  • Published on October 31, 2017

    Westside Regional Park’s Boat Launch has reopened following improvements to the boat launch ramp, and is now ready for recreational crab season. 

  • Published on October 27, 2017

    Construction of facility improvements is scheduled to begin on October 31, 2017. The park will be closed during construction, which is anticipated to be complete in Spring 2018.

  • Published on October 23, 2017

    The following Regional Parks remain closed due to the impacts of the Sonoma County wildfires: Hood Mountain Regional Park & Preserve, Shiloh Ranch Regional Park, Sonoma Valley Regional Park, North Sonoma Mountain Regional Park & Preserve, and Tom Schopflin Fields. We have cancelled all programs through Nov. 1 to allow staff to address the immediate needs of the wildfire disaster.

  • Published on October 18, 2017

    Our hearts go out to everyone affected by the Northern California wildfires. The trauma we are all experiencing is palpable and profound, with some of the very spaces that we turn to for refuge, such as our parks, compromised and closed.  We want to update you on the current park conditions, the role Regional Parks played during this tragedy, and the status of Regional Parks programs and services.

  • Published on September 13, 2017

    Board of Supervisors of the County of Sonoma voted unanimously to approve the Master Plan and adopt the Mitigated Negative Declaration and Monitoring Program for the Sonoma Valley Regional Park Expansion.

  • Published on September 11, 2017

    Public Comments can be submitted in writing by 3 p.m. October 11, 2017 to Planner Karen Davis-Brown, 2300 County Center Drive, Suite 120A, Santa Rosa, CA 95403.

  • Published on September 1, 2017
    Water Bark at Spring Lake, Trails Challenge Hood Mountain Hike, Reflecting on the Future of Parks, Fall Activities Guide, International Coastal Clean Up Day, Blue Water Paddle Race at Doran Beach, other September activities.
  • Published on August 3, 2017

    On July 11, 2017, the construction contract was awarded to G.D. Nielson Construction, Inc. in the amount of $468,832. The contract includes paving 0.42 miles of trail and a new wooden pedestrian and bicycle bridge. 

  • Published on August 1, 2017
    Camping Cabins at Spring Lake, Doran Regional Park Visitors Center, Best Parks for Mountain Biking, Trails Challenge, Funky Fridays Concerts at Hood Mansion, Fall Activities Guide, Tolay Fall Festival, Gravenstein Apple Fair at Ragle Ranch, Blackberry Season, Planning the Next 50 Years of Parks, August activities and events.
  • Published on July 26, 2017

    Work is scheduled to occur between Monday, September 25, 2017 and Friday, October 27, 2017 to improve low tide launch access and comply with regulatory permit conditions.  The facility will be reopened in time for recreational crab season. 

  • Published on July 19, 2017

    Regional Parks hosted a community meeting on July 12 to present and receive feedback on the draft Master Plan update for Maxwell Farms Regional Park.  The plan is available here and public comments are welcomed by August 4 to planner Scott Wilkinson (see contact info at right).

  • Published on July 1, 2017
    Healdsburg Water Carnival, Trails Challenge Hikes, History of Tolay Lake Regional Park, Summer Road-Tripping on the Sonoma Coast, Hood Mountain-Sugarloaf Shuttle, July Activities Guide, Volunteer Opportunities at Doran Regional Park Visitors Center and building new trails at Taylor Mountain, more July activities and events.
  • Published on June 1, 2017
    2017 Sonoma County Trail Challenge Kick-off Party, Trails Challenge Guidebook, Group Hikes of All Types, History of Tolay Lake Regional Park, Sugar-Hood Shuttle: Sonoma Mountain Through-Hike, Give Dad a Year of Parks, Jump into Summer at Spring Lake Water Park, Funky Fridays at The Hood, Spring Lake Summer Camp, other June outings and events.
  • Published on May 17, 2017

    Public comments can be submitted in writing by 3 p.m. June 12 to Planner Karen Davis-Brown, 2300 County Center Drive, Suite 120A, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

  • Published on April 18, 2017

    The public is invited to learn more and share ideas at a workshop scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. April 27 at the Bennett Valley Guild Hall, 4145 Grange Road, Santa Rosa, 95404. A second workshop will be scheduled for Winter 2018.

  • Published on April 1, 2017

    Come along as we commemorate our 50th anniversary with a year of special outings and events. Visit our calendar for a list of upcoming activities.

  • Published on February 7, 2017
    As of Tuesday afternoon February 7, 2017, the following Sonoma County parks and trails are closed due to flooding or other storm-related conditions.
  • Published on December 6, 2016
    Giving a parks gift membership is like wrapping a bow around Doran Beach, Spring Lake, Hood Mountain, and more than 50 other parks and delivering a year of outdoor adventures to the special people on your list.  Holiday-themed gift memberships can be purchased throughout Sonoma County at Regional Parks' office, local retail stores, or online from the comfort of your home or office.
  • Published on November 4, 2016

    Westside Regional Park's boating amenities have been recently renovated to include a third launch lane as well as the county's first wheelchair-accessible kayak launch and new docks, new gangway, new fish-cleaning station, and expanded parking for trailers.

  • Published on February 10, 2016

    Regional Parks is updating the master plan for Maxwell Farms Regional Park to guide future improvements. As part of the process, planners are hosting a Feb. 17 public workshop as a follow-up to the initial planning session held last year. The workshop is an opportunity for Sonoma Valley residents to review and discuss preliminary concepts and help shape the renovation of this popular park.

  • Published on September 18, 2015

    Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today announced a $387,097 Land and Water Conservation Fund grant for Sonoma County Regional Parks to construct a section of the Coastal Prairie Trail in Bodega Bay, California, part of the proposed 1,200-mile California Coastal Trail from Mexico to Oregon.

  • Published on May 5, 2015
    Regional Parks will receive a $209,436 grant to study the feasibility of creating a 13-mile bicycle and pedestrian trail connecting Petaluma and Sebastopol. The award was announced April 24 by the Caltrans' Sustainable Transportation Planning Grant Program, which received 190 applications and chose 51 for funding, pending approval of the 2015-16 state budget.
  • Published on April 20, 2015
    The public is invited to the final master planning workshop for Tolay Lake Regional Park on Wednesday, April 22. Regional Park staff will present preferred elements of the park's draft master plan, which has been developed with public input from previous workshops and further studies. Attendees can view updated plans and designs, ask questions of planners, and provide feedback.
  • Published on April 16, 2015
    Parks and open space groups host outings throughout Sonoma County
  • Published on January 5, 2015

    Sonoma County Regional Parks is planning for renovations and considering new features for Maxwell Farms Regional Park in Sonoma and invites community members to share their ideas at a Jan. 14 workshop. The session is an opportunity for Sonoma Valley residents to help shape this popular park by recommending amenities and programs.

  • Published on October 3, 2014
    Visit the Tolay Fall Festival for two weekends of family fun Oct. 11-12 and Oct. 18-19! Remember, Regional Parks members enjoy free admission for two adults and two kids and free parking!
  • Published on September 2, 2014
    Coastwalk sponsors the Sonoma County cleanup on over 15 beaches and 8 inland sites.   Register today to pick your site!
  • Published on July 28, 2014
    Sponsor 2 Feet or more of new trail for Taylor Mountain Park & enter to win a Trek Fuel EX 7!
  • Published on September 24, 2013
    Sonoma County Regional Parks has been awarded a $190,575 grant from the California Department of Transportation.
  • Published on August 20, 2013
    Sonoma County Regional Parks’ newly designed website,, has been named “Best in Class” in the 2013 Interactive Media Awards, an industry competition open to web designers from around the world.
  • Published on June 13, 2013

    Sonoma County Regional Park planners will provide an update on development of the Bodega Bay Trail at a June 5 meeting at the Bodega Bay Fire Station.

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