Stafford Lake Park

Please observe park rules to make your visit safe and enjoyable.

  • A valid parking permit must be displayed on the dashboard of parked vehicles at all times. Purchase a parking permit at the park pay station or buy an annual park pass.
  • No dogs allowed, with the exception of dogs trained and used as service animals, as defined by the American with Disabilities Act.
  • Keep the park clean and litter-free. Use garbage cans provided, and carry out all your belongings.
  • Keep the park peaceful. Loud noise and amplified music are not allowed.
  • No smoking, campstoves, and campfires. Fires are only allowed within designated BBQ pits.
  • No firearms or weapons of any kind.
  • No operating or landing aircraft of any kind, including drones.
  • No camping or overnight stays.
  • Groups of more than 20 people must make an advance reservation. Learn more about group reservations.
  • Permits are required for any commercial use, including professional dog walking, tours, classes, camps, film, or photography. Learn about permit applications.
  • Fishing is allowed subject to regulations of California Fish and Game, California Department of Fish and Wildlife , and Marin County Parks. Valid fishing license required. No live bait.
  • Swimming, wading, bathing, boating, and washing are not allowed in any water or waterways within the park.
  • Do not follow, approach, or feed wildlife.

In an emergency, call 911. To report an incident use this online form.

Always listen to Parks staff. Rule violations can result in citation and fines. Read the official Parks regulations: Marin County Municipal Code Title 10.