Marin County Parks

Parks & Preserves

Looking up into redwood tree canopy

Parks &
Preserves

Hike, bike, ride, paddle, swim, play. There are 18,400 beautiful acres to explore. Find fun things to do in Marin County's 39 parks and 34 open space preserves.

Discover & Learn

Tidy Tips yellow wildflower

Discover &
Learn

Rangers recommend big oaks.
Naturalist notes look for sky lupine and brush rabbits.

Projects & Plans

Detail from Stafford Lake Master Plan

Projects &
Plans

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

Calendar

What's Happening Now

McNears Beach pool is open Saturday, Sunday, and holidays, from 10 a.m to 5 p.m., beginning Memorial Day, May 27. We will expand pool days later in the season as schools close.
Workers are removing invasive cape ivy in Bolinas Lagoon, near the Olema-Bolinas Road/Highway 1 intersection. Please drive with caution in this area.
Due to a broken water line, no drinking water on tap at Stafford Lake Park. Restrooms are open.
Congratulations to 2024 IPM Award Winners: Sanzuma, founded by Lori Davis, and landscape designer Oscar Lucario, City of San Rafael.
Local community organizations are invited to apply for Breathe/Respira grants, connecting people to parks and preserves.
The end section of McNears Beach Park pier is closed due to damage from winter storms.
Parks is hiring. Apply to be a Biodiversity and Fuels Management Coordinator.