Spring Lake Park, Santa Rosa

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Spring Lake Regional Park is a 320acre public park in southeastern Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California, United States. Centered on the Santa Rosa Creek Reservoir, the park is administered by the Sonoma County Regional Parks Department. Its coordinates are, and its official address is 391 Violetti Drive.
HoursThe park is open daily 7am and closes at sunset.
Parking$7 per vehicle for day use. Vehicles with 9 or more are $1.00 per person.
DogsDogs are permitted on leash no longer than 6ft in length. Rabies certificate required. Dogs are not allowed around the swimming lagoon area including the swimming lagoon itself as well as the beach. Dogs are allowed on the grass, on the paths and in Spring Lake.
Spring Lake offers individual and group camping. The campground is open seven days a week from May 1 through September 30. During the rest of the year, it is only open on weekends and holidays.
In addition to the 154acre reservoir there is 3acre swimming lagoon with sandy beach and concession stand. The swimming lagoon is staffed by lifeguards and is open from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.
The lake is open year-round to windsurf, canoe or paddle boat. No gas-powered boats are allowed on the lake, but electric motors are allowed. Lifejackets or personal floatation devices (PFD) are required by all boaters regardless of age or swimming ability. This is due to a county ordinance.
There are 200 picnic tables with barbecues located throughout the park, plus four group picnic areas which may be reserved.
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  • We’ve been going to Spring Lake for over 30 years, walking the paths with our young sons years ago and now doing the same with our grandsons. The path is paved and wide and it’s fun to see the ducks s...  more »
  • Spring Lake is a must visit. The trails are wide enough to take your dog, kids, and bicycles. Are you into kayaking, or fishing? You can have a full day of family fun.  more »
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  • There are lots of paths with beautiful views. It was a cold morning which made walking so enjoyable. People were jogging, walking their dogs and children in strollers. They have benches to sit and families laid blankets in some of the grassy areas for picnics. A man was fishing in the lake and another was in a boat. There were signs for horseback riding but not sure if it is available now. Just a lovely place to go and spend the day.
  • Part of an amazing three park system. Loved by many and a well protected/cared for asset of the community. Great place for a stroll, camping or having a picnic.

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