Trails & Parks

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.

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.


Coffill Park Sonora California

Coffill Park

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.

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Woods Creek Rotary Park

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.

Grigsby Park

Grigsby Park

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

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Prospector Park

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.

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