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

Maple leaves

Discover &

Naturalist notes look for maple leaves and gray squirrels. 
Rangers recommend big 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.


When wildfire smoke drifts in, check air quality sensors at McNears Beach Park, McInnis Park, and Paradise Beach Park. At 151+ a park may close for public safety.
The end section of McNears Beach Park pier is closed due to damage from winter storms. For safety, respect closure signs.
Limited parking at Paradise Beach. Arrive early; consider car-pooling. Respect signs posted at entry when lot is full.
Due to a broken water line, no drinking water on tap at Stafford Lake Park. Restrooms are open.
Join an amazing team working in one of the most beautiful places on earth. Apply to become a Marin County Ranger.
Work has begun on the Roy's Redwoods Restoration. For visitor safety, please respect closure signs in the preserve.
Sir Francis Drake median re-planting takes place summer through fall. When driving, plan for up to 15 minute delays.
Overnight parking at Miller Boat Launch requires a permit. Boat-in campers leave a copy of your National Park Service camping permit on your vehicle dashboard.