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

Parks naturalist portrait

Discover &

Parks naturalist notes it's time for woodpeckers and acorns. 
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

McNears parking lot is being repaved. Parking and picnic reservations are limited September to December.
Schedule a conversation with Parks Director Max Korten.
Improvements work in progress at Black Point Boat Launch through October
Rush Creek trail improvements are taking place in August and September. 
Bayside Park is open. DPW improvements are complete.
Nominations for the annual IPM Award are now open – deadline October 30.
Bay area counties, including Marin, require masking indoors for everyone.
Parks Civic Center office is open Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m..
Some park features, including McNears pool, remain closed. Thank you for recreating responsibly.