Spring Lake Regional Park & Discovery Center

393 Violeti Road

Santa Rosa, California, 95409

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. The park is open daily 7:00 am and closes at sunset. Parking$7 per vehicle for day use. Vehicles with 9 or more are $1.00 per person. Dogs 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. Camping, 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. Swimming, In addition to the 154 acre reservoir there is 3 acre 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. Boating, 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. Picnics, there are 200 picnic tables with barbecues located throughout the park, plus four group picnic areas which may be reserved.

The Environmental Discovery Center : Families are invited to drop by to explore the exhibits and join in special activities. The Discovery Center is staffed by experienced naturalists who are happy to answer questions and help you enjoy your visit. Admission is free. Parking fee may apply.  *Please check website for days and hours.


  • Camping
  • Cycling
  • Family/Kid Friendly
  • Hiking
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Parks
  • Pet Friendly
  • Swimming
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