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

Yellow Flower

Discover &

Naturalist notes watch for cicadas and dragonflies. 
Rangers recommend trails with heritage oaks.

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

In 1972, Marin voted to create the parks district. Happy 50th Anniversary, Marin County Parks!
On July 26, the Open Space District Board approved the proposed purchase and sale agreement for 110 acres on the Tiburon Peninsula.
Make a group picnic area reservation online. Reservations can be made up to one year in advance.
McNears Beach Park swimming pool is open. Pool hours are Wednesday to Sunday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Marin, Sonoma, and Mendocino are coordinating with Leave No Trace to reduce litter in coastal regions. and watersheds.
Parks is hiring! Now recruiting for a Senior Landscape Architect and an Assistant Open Space Planner.