Dog-friendly Helen Putnam Regional Park

Helen Putnam Regional Park

411 Chileno Valley Rd.
Petaluma, California 94952
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Local Phone: (707) 433-1625

Sonoma County Regional Parks This 216 acre park offers panoramic views of southern Sonoma County and northern Marin County.

The park has trails for hiking, bicycling and horseback riding.

A gazebo, picnic area, and children's playground are located at the trail head. There is a large pond for fishing (bluegill mostly).

• Parking: Lot provided for a small fee.
• Fee: $6 per vehicle for day use. Special rates apply to buses or trucks carrying more than 9 people.
• Water: Bring your own.
• Best time of year for this hike: Year round is beautiful, watch out for foxtails during the summer.
• Degree of difficulty: Easy to strenuous
• Distance: 1-12 miles
• Hours of operation: Open from sunrise to sunset year round.
• Leash rule: Please keep dogs on a leash on main trails. Help to keep dogs welcome by picking up after your dogs.

Dog stretching
Photo Credit: Mike Lewinski (CC)
Like to scope out new horizons from a two- and four-legged point of view? The Sonoma County coast, the Sonoma Valley and the Russian River region are yours to explore through a network of 50 regional parks, 35 of them with dog-friendly walking and hiking trails, maintained by Sonoma County Regional Parksmore »
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