Marin County Parks and Open Space Department

Marin County manages 43 public parks and facilities, from small neighborhood pocket parks to mutli-acre beachfront recreation areas. Thanks to Measure A, many projects are underway to maintain and improve park infrastructure and preserve our parks for future generations.


Integrated Pest Management

Marin County departments have an important role in minimizing pollutants at county facilities. The county's Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program helps reduce pesticide use and protect the health of the public and environment. Marin County Parks is responsible for managing the IPM program. MORE

McInnis Marsh Restoration

Marin County Parks, in partnership with the Las Gallinas Sanitary District and the Marin County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, is proposing to restore subtidal and intertidal habitat at McInnis Marsh, an 180‐acre area of diked wetlands located within Marin County's McInnis Park. MORE

McNears Beach Park Master Plan

In June 2014, Marin County Parks contracted with the Office of Cheryl Barton for development of a master plan for McNears Beach Park in San Rafael. MORE

Paradise Beach Park Master Plan

In June 2014, Marin County Parks contracted with SWA Landscape Architects for development of a master plan for Paradise Beach Park on the Tiburon peninsula. MORE

San Geronimo Property Acquisition

The County of Marin is interested in acquiring a 157-acre property in West Marin with the help of a national nonprofit conservation organization, The Trust for Public Land. MORE

Stafford Lake Bike Park

In 2009, the Marin County Department of Parks and Open Space recognized a community interest in developing a bike park and examined a number of sites throughout Marin County. MORE

Stafford Lake Park Master Plan

In June 2014, Marin County Parks contracted with RHAA, renowned landscape architects and planners in Mill Valley, for development of a new master plan for Stafford Lake Park in Novato. MORE