Helen Putnam Regional Park

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Helen Putnam Regional Park
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Type regional park
Location Petaluma, California, United States
Area 216 acres (87 ha)
Created 1985
Operated by Sonoma County Regional Parks Department
Open Daily, sunrise to sunset
Status Open all year

Helen Putnam Regional Park is a regional park southwest of Petaluma, California, U.S.A. which is maintained by the Sonoma County Regional Parks Department. It covers an area of 216 acres (87 ha).[1][2] The park entrance is at 411 Chileno Valley Road.[1]

The park's official dedication took place in 1985.[3]

Facilities and features[edit]

The park features numerous trails suitable for hiking, bicycling, and horseback riding. The trails include a segment of the Bay Area Ridge Trail.[4]

The parking lot has 37 spaces, including spaces for handicapped and equestrian users.[4] There is a gazebo, a picnic area, and a children's playground near the parking area, and a pond stocked with bluegill.

Name[edit]

The park is named after Helen Putnam, a former mayor of Petaluma and Sonoma County supervisor.[3] Another park named after her is the Helen Putnam Park in nearby Cotati, California.

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