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There are several Parks, a recreational trail and public use facilities within the City of Sonora. They range from a small "tot lot" with little children's playground equipment to the 35 acre natural trail called Dragoon Gulch The City of Sonora is also part of Tree City USA, click here to find out more about this program.

A Special Event Permit is required for any public or private event to be held within a City park. Private events that do not include setting up any equipment or structures and have 25 or fewer people in attendance do not require a Special Event Permit.


Woods Creek Rotary Park is located off of HWY 49/Stockton Road on Woods Creek Drive. A picnic area lined with elms and a year round creek is a great place for any occasion. This park includes a small playground for children, BBQ pits and tables for entertaining. A baseball diamond is located beside the park where one can sit and watch a little league game.

49er Rotary Park, is located off of Greenley Road adjacent to the Tuolumne County Library. This park includes a skate park and the "Heaven for Kids" playgrounds. It is owned and operated by Tuolumne County.

Coffill Park, is located off of Historic Washington Street and is  below street level. Once the site of horse stables it is a beautiful maintained by "Sonora Beautiful Volunteers", this park includes a tree lined picnic area and a year round creek.

Grisby Park, is located just behind Coffill Park across Green Street. This small Tot Lot is perfect for younger children.

Prospector Park, is located off of Bradford Street. This small park is home to historic mining equipment.


Dragoon Gulch Trail provides its visitors with a unique opportunity to stroll through the Mother Lode's oak woodlands. The Dragoon Gulch Trail is a system of trails creating a 2 1/2 mile loop. The trails travel along a natural creek up to a vista that provides a spectacular view of the City and its surrounding mountain ranges. The trails vary in difficulty making it perfect for the casual walker and for those who want a strenuous hike or jog.


Rachelle Kellogg,
Community Development Director
City of Sonora
94 N. Washington St.
Sonora, CA 95370
Phone: (209) 532-3508
Fax: (209) 532-3511