Crane Creek Regional Park Expansion (Proposed)

What & Why?  

This project, a partnership that includes Regional Parks, City of Rohnert Park, and the Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation & Open Space District, would expand Crane Creek Regional Park by an additional 75-acres and extend the existing Copeland Creek Trail from city limits through Sonoma State University to Crane Creek Regional Park. 

The City of Rohnert Park has acquired 128-acres of land that is located off Petaluma Hill Road between Sonoma State University and Crane Creek Regional Park. 

This project will:

  • provide more recreational opportunities for the general public to enjoy,
  • serve as a community separator,
  • protect open space and natural resources,
  • and protect the headwaters of Hinebaugh Creek, a tributary to the ecologically rich and biologically diverse Laguna de Santa Rosa. 

Hinebaugh Creek has potential habitat for the California red-legged frog and the Western pond turtle.

What's Next?

The City of Rohnert Park has acquired 128-acres from University District LLC and will record a conservation easement over the parkland.

The 128-acre property will be subdivided into two lots with the following sizes: 53-acres and 75-acres. The City of Rohnert Park will retain 53-acres for the development of water tanks and future sediment ponds, and will dedicate the remaining 75-acres to Regional Parks for the expansion of Crane Creek Regional Park and construction of the Copeland Creek Trail. 

Location Map for Crane Creek
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Contact Information

Ken Tam, Park Planner II

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Sonoma County Regional Parks
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Location Map

Crane Creek Regional Park and proposed Copeland Creek Trail Alignment February 2018

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Copeland Creek Trail

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Copeland Creek Trail alignment

A 2.6 mile bicycle trail along Copeland Creek connecting Sonoma State University with Crane Creek Regional Park.

Office Location

Sonoma County Regional Parks
2300 County Center Drive
Suite 120A
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

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