Marin County Parks

Parks & Preserves

Looking up into redwood tree canopy

Parks &

Hike, bike, ride, paddle, swim, play. There are 17,900 beautiful acres to explore. Find fun things to do in Marin County's 39 parks and 34 open space preserves.

Discover & Learn

Buttercup in bloom

Discover &

Naturalist notes watch for hummingbirds and wildflowers. 
Rangers recommend trails with spring blooms.

Projects & Plans

Detail from Stafford Lake Master Plan

Projects &

Parks is working to reduce fire risk, and more. Check out habitat restorationroad and trail, and park improvements.


What's Happening Now

Make a group picnic area reservation online. Reservations can be made up to one year in advance.
Fire fuel reduction work taking place in Terra Linda/Sleepy Hollow Preserve, in collaboration with Marin County Fire, San Rafael Fire, and the Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority. View work area maps.
Work is complete on Mont Marin Trail improvements in the Cherry Hill area of Terra Linda/Sleepy Hollow Preserve.
Breathe/Respira community grant applications can be submitted now through June 24, 2022.
Water Tank Fire Road in Terra Linda/Sleepy Hollow closed 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday–Thursday for improvements.
Work continues at the Homestead Valley Community Center pool.
LifeguardSenior Lifeguard, and Open Space Seasonal Assistant recruitments are open.