Parks & Outdoor Activities
During the Stay At Home California state order, please remember that parks are only open for passive use like walking or jogging. You should only be going to parks you can walk or bike to per the County Health Department order. Parks are closed to vehicular access with limited exceptions. Playground structures and bathrooms are closed or roped off to help reduce the spread of disease. Gatherings, sports, and pickup games are not allowed. Walk or bike there with members of your household or by yourself and maintain a social distance of 6-feet from others. Thank you for helping to be a part of “flattening the curve” and slowing the spread of the virus.
With 19 city parks, China Beach State Park along the Bay and plenty of open space, there’s a place for you, your family and friends to enjoy.
Enjoy picnic areas, trails, playgrounds, volleyball and basketball courts. A number of parks can be reserved for your events.
Hike, run or bike the beautiful trails. Relax and enjoy the views from picnic areas or at the little beach. Kayak, canoe, paddle board or swim in the calm bay waters. Experience California history at the preserved Chinese fishing village. Explore the salt marsh on the interpretive Turtleback Trail.
Parks range in size from mini-parks that serve local neighborhoods to large-scale regional parks that serve thousands of people with a wide variety of amenities and facilities.