Plan Your Visit

  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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Park Hours

Trails, Playgrounds, Fishing
Open 7 days a week, Sunrise - Sunset

Boathouse / Rides & Attractions

Spring Season 2021 (Closed Monday-Friday)

March 6 - June 11
Saturday and Sunday
11am - 5pm
Advanced reservation required; click here to reserve

Snack Bar/Train/Carousel
CLOSED until further notice

Summer Season 2021 (Closed Monday-Friday)

June 12 - August 8
Saturday and Sunday
11am - 5pm
Advanced reservation required; click here to reserve

Snack Bar/Train/Carousel
CLOSED until further notice

Fall Season 2021 (Closed Monday-Friday)

August 9 - October 24 (boathouse closes September 26)
Saturday and Sunday
11am - 5pm

Snack Bar/Train/Carousel
CLOSED until further notice

Winter Season 2021-2022 (Closed Sunday-Saturday)

October 25, 2021 - March 5, 2022

Holiday Hours

  • Spring Break, March 22-25: Attractions open 11am - 4:30pm
  • *CLOSED* Easter, April 4
  • Memorial Day, May 31: Attractions open 11am - 5pm
  • Labor Day, September 6: Attractions open 11am - 5pm


Rides are closed on rainy days. Call the train station after 9am on the day of your visit to confirm, (707) 543-3425.

Trail Map

View the Howarth Park Map & Trail Guide.

Snack Bar

A variety of food and beverage items are available for purchase from the Snack Bar. Items include popcorn, nachos, burritos, pizza, ice cream, candy, soda, juice, water, etc. and range in price from $1 - $4.


Parking is free at Howarth Park. If lot is full, additional parking is available on Summerfield Road adjacent to the park.

Handicap Parking is available near the snack bar, the boathouse, and the gazebo/playground. Bus Parking is allowed near the entrance/exit to the park. To access, enter the park and drive up the hill, turn left to go back down past the softball field and tennis courts. The bus parking is directly before the exit on the right side of the road.

Vehicles with Trailers may park next to the boathouse. There are 2 spaces available and they are for vehicles with trailers only. You are welcome to unload your boat at the boathouse, but if your vehicle does not have a trailer, please move it to a legal parking space after unloading.

Picnic Reservations

There are a number of areas at Howarth Park that you can reserve ahead of time to ensure you have space for your gathering. 

School/Camp Field Trips

If you are interested in bringing a large group to the park, email us or call (707) 543-3298 for more information about our discounted group rates for K-Land rides and attractions. Your group will receive unlimited access to the train, carousel and animal barn (please note: animal barn is only open during our summer season) so don't wait, book your field trip today.
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