Projects & Plans

Learn about the work we do managing 16,000 acres of parks and open space.

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Ponti Ridge

Scenic view from Ponti Ridge
Road and Trail Management
Pacheco Valle Preserve

Converting a dilapidated and steep fire road to a trail in Pacheco Valle.

UPDATED: February 12, 2019

This project is in the planning stage.

Learn about the Ponti Ridge

Funded by Measure A

Redwoods Restoration

Redwood forest
Road and Trail Management
Roy's Redwoods

Developing a comprehensive analysis to preserve a unique redwood forest.

UPDATED: January 10, 2019

This project is in the planning phase.

Learn about the Redwoods Restoration

Funded by Measure A

Bob Middagh Trail

Bob Middaugh Trail, Alto Bowl Preserve
Road and Trail Management
Alto Bowl Preserve

A public-proposed trail project balances preservation and visitor safety.

UPDATED: September 14, 2018

This project has been completed.

Learn about the Bob Middagh Trail

Funded by Measure A

Eagle Rim Trail

Eagle Rim Trail
Road and Trail Management
Mount Burdell Preserve

A proposal to adopt, realign, and improve one mile of trail for hikers and cyclists.

UPDATED: September 14, 2018

This project is in the implementation phase.

Learn about the Eagle Rim Trail

Funded by Measure A

Loma Alta Trail

Old Railroad Grade trail
Road and Trail Management
Loma Alta Preserve

This project upgraded five ephemeral stream crossings.

UPDATED: September 12, 2018

This project has been completed.

Learn about the Loma Alta Trail

Funded by Measure A

Region 5 Designation

Parks staff and community members in open space reviewing proposed designation
Road and Trail Management
Five Central Marin Preserves

Twenty-two miles of roads and trails in five central Marin preserves have been designated.

UPDATED: August 15, 2018

This project has been completed.

Learn about the Region 5 Designation

Funded by Measure A

Road & Trail Designation

Parks staff and community leaders sitting around a table discussing designation maps
Road and Trail Management
All Open Space Preserves

A collaborative public process to designate a sustainable road and trail system in Marin County preserves.

UPDATED: August 15, 2018

Regions 1-4 designations are complete. Region 5 designation is in progress.

Learn about the Road & Trail Designation

Funded by Measure A

Hunt Camp Trail

Hunt Camp Trail
Road and Trail Management
Gary Giacomini Preserve

A proposal to protect Lagunitas Creek watershed habitat and improve visitor safety.

UPDATED: May 14, 2018

Upper Hunt Camp completed. Additional work is on hold.

Learn about the Hunt Camp Trail

Funded by Measure A

Cascade Bridges

Running creek in Cascade Canyon
Road and Trail Management
Cascade Canyon Preserve

A proposal to improve visitor safety and preserve creek habitat.

UPDATED: April 5, 2018

This proposed project is in the planning phase.

Learn about the Cascade Bridges

Funded by Measure A

Work Plan 2018

Parks employee raking trail
Road and Trail Management
All Open Space Preserves

This project established road and trail work priorities for the year.

UPDATED: February 21, 2018

This plan has been approved by the Board of Supervisors.

Learn about the Work Plan 2018

Funded by Measure A

Loop Trail

Bridge construction in progress on the Loop Trail
Road and Trail Management
Roys Redwoods Preserve

This project improved a trail that meanders around the preserve, crossing several streams.

UPDATED: November 30, 2017

This project has been completed.

Learn about the Loop Trail

Funded by Measure A

Old Railroad Grade

Family walking across the bridge
Road and Trail Management
Loma Alta Preserve

A new bridge and habitat restoration created a sustainable multiuse trail.

UPDATED: November 30, 2017

This project has been completed.

Learn about the Old Railroad Grade

Funded by Measure A

Irving Fire Road

Irving Fire Road
Road and Trail Management
Terra Linda/Sleepy Hollow

This project improved emergency access and helped protect the watershed.

UPDATED: October 20, 2017

This project has been completed.

Learn about the Irving Fire Road

Funded by Measure A

Horse Hill Trail

Horse Hill Trail
Road and Trail Management
Horse Hill Preserve
Realigning an eroded trail, for safe use by pedestrians and equestrians.

UPDATED: August 20, 2017

This project has been completed.

Learn about the Horse Hill Trail

Funded by Measure A

Region 4 Designation

Section of Region 4 Designation Map
Road and Trail Management
Six North Marin Preserves

Forty miles of roads and trails in six northern Marin preserves have been designated.

UPDATED: June 15, 2017

This project has been completed.

Learn about the Region 4 Designation

Funded by Measure A

Glen Fire Road

Glen Fire Road
Road and Trail Management
Glen Fire Road

Maintaining emergency access in Blithedale Summit Preserve.

UPDATED: October 20, 2016

This project has been completed.

Learn about the Glen Fire Road

Funded by Measure A

Region 3 Designation

Section of the Region 3 Use Map
Road and Trail Management
Five Central Marin Preserves

Thirty miles of roads and trails in five central Marin preserves have been designated.

UPDATED: October 15, 2016

This project has been completed.

Learn about the Region 3 Designation

Funded by Measure A

Octopus Junction

Octopus Trail
Road and Trail Management
Camino Alto Preserve

A sustainable multiuse connector restored habitat and improved visitor safety.

UPDATED: July 21, 2016

This project has been completed.

Learn about the Octopus Junction

Funded by Measure A

Region 2 Designation

Section of Region 2 Designation Map
Road and Trail Management
Seven West Marin Preserves

Fifty-two miles of roads and trails in seven west Marin preserves have been designated.

UPDATED: November 30, 2015

This project has been completed.

Learn about the Region 2 Designation

Funded by Measure A

Region 1 Designation

Section of Region 1 Designation Map
Road and Trail Management
Six Southeast Marin Preserves

Thirty-four miles of roads and trail in southeastern Marin preserves have been designated.

UPDATED: May 1, 2015

This project has been completed.

Learn about the Region 1 Designation

Funded by Measure A