Howarth Park

  1. Due to COVID-19, all recreation programs have been altered or suspended. Please click on this button to learn about impacts to programs and review programs that are currently available. LEARN MORE & REGISTER

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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.

Park Operational Updates

For park operational updates, please call (707) 543-3425 or visit our social media sites by clicking on one of the following links: Facebook or Twitter

Howarth Park Timeline

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

Boat Rentals at Howarth Park Information

The Boathouse at Lake Ralphine at Howarth Park will be open to the public for weekend boat rentals, reservations only, beginning June 20th. The City’s modified day camp programs will be utilizing the rental boats Monday thru Friday.

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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.