Howarth Park

  1. Recreation programs continue to be modified or suspended due to COVID-19: SEE WHAT'S AVAILABLE & REGISTER

    Some park amenities remain closed due to COVID-19: LEARN MORE
Come visit Howarth Park, the "jewel" of Santa Rosa. This 138-acre community park provides endless recreational opportunities with a beautiful lake for fishing and boating, a softball field, tennis courts, picnic areas, unique playground structures, miles of hiking and jogging trails, and an amusement area featuring a miniature train ride, carousel, animal farm and pony rides (pony rides unavailable for 2021 season).

Park Operational Updates

For park operational updates, please call (707) 543-3425 or visit our Facebook page.

Howarth Park Timeline

To view the history timeline of Howarth Park, click here.


The train and carousel at Howarth Park will be open for public reservations beginning May 29th. Reserve at the following links: Train | Carousel

Boat Rentals

The Boathouse at Lake Ralphine at Howarth Park is open to the public for weekend boat rentals, reservations only. RESERVE NOW

Please Note

Information, descriptions and availability may change rapidly due to COVID-19 conditions.
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Howarth Park
630 Summerfield Road
Santa Rosa, CA 95405


Park Hours
Trails, Playgrounds, Fishing
Open 7 days a week
Sunrise to Sunset

Boathouse, Rides & Attractions*
For current hours, click here.

*Rides are closed on rainy days. Call the rain line at 707-543-3425 after 9am on the day of your visit to confirm.