Marin County Parks

Parks & Preserves

Looking up into redwood tree canopy

Parks &

Hike, bike, ride, paddle, swim, play. There are 17,500 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 look for tidy tips and brush rabbits. 
Rangers recommend trails near scenic wetlands.

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

The end section of McNears Beach Park pier is closed for visitor safety. Respect closure signs.
A section of Old White Hill Grade Fire Road near the top of Baywood Canyon Trail in Loma Alta Preserve is closed to equestrians. Hikers and bikers proceed with caution in that area.
Marin Sonoma Narrows multiuse pathway in Novato is closed in both directions in its entirety, from San Antonio Road to Redwood Boulvevard. There is no access to Olompali State Park via the pathway.
It's rainy season! Check event cancellations on the calendar, and alerts and closures before visiting County parks and preserves.
Go slow, watch your step, and stay on roads, trails, and pathways during rainy season. Newts and other amphibians are out, about, and may be underfoot.
Parks is hiring! We are getting ready for spring and summer. Check out opportunities for Seasonal Assistants and Lifeguards.