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Dog Friendly Hikes of the Peninsula and South Bay.
We're dog lovers.
For many of us at POST, a trip to our open spaces isn't the same without our fury friends. But knowing where you can or can't take your dog can be challenging, so we've made this helpful guide.
20th ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL!
Every 20th car receives a commemorative giveaway!
12/4-12/21 (weekdays only)
Fantasy of Lights
, the spectacular 1.5 mile drive- through extravaganza of Holiday Lights and Displays for the entire family at Vasona Lake County Park. For information and online tickes
All-Inclusive Playground Grant Program (AIPG) - Program Two
The Board of Supervisors of the County of Santa Clara established AIPG to provide grants to local cities, school districts, non-profits and/or other governmental entities interested in bringing all-inclusive playgrounds into their communities within Santa Clara County. Program Two Applications due October 12th, 2018.
Effective immediately, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection CAL FIRE Santa Clara Unit has BANNED all outdoor burning due to extreme fire conditions. Effective immediately, the following restrictions will be in effect.
Historical Heritage Grant Program
The Board of Supervisors of the County of Santa Clara established the Historical Heritage Grant Program (HHGP) in 1990 to promote historic preservation and the awareness of significant cultural, historical, and archaeological resources within Santa Clara County. Funding is provided through the dedication of a portion of the County Park Charter Development Funds to the HHGP.
A 6-minute video highlighting Santa Clara County Park's legacy of providing outstanding recreational opportunities in beautiful natural locations
Features include nature, historical sites, outdoor recreation, and the people behind parks.
Our Parks, Our Future
The Santa Clara County Parks Department 2018 Strategic Plan is fully underway and almost complete. The input of the people who live, work, and play in Santa Clara County has been critical to the Strategic Plan process. A full Draft Document is expected to be available in early Spring 2018. Visit
for more information on the process or to contact the planning team.
Parks donation program
Santa Clara County Parks & Recreation Department accepts charitable donations to restore and improve our renowned open spaces. Trees, benches, shade structures and other items make great gifts to both your beneficiary and your favorite park.
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