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Stanislaus County
Stanislaus County Parks & Recreation Areas
  • Welcome to Department of Parks & Recreation

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Department of Parks & Recreation
3800 Cornucopia Way, Suite C
Modesto, CA 95358
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This website will acquaint you with our facilities. We encourage you to use them.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Parks and Recreation is to implement the policies established by the Board of Supervisors pertaining to parks which include acquiring, developing, and maintaining recreation areas serving every segment of society, including the disabled and the economically disadvantaged; providing the leadership necessary to develop and manage parks and recreational facilities in ways that will provide the best possible experience for people to enjoy the out-of-doors at the most reasonable costs.

2014 Public Workshop for Proposed Department Fees and OHV Preliminary Grant Review

animalsDid you know we have a hunting program for wild pig, deer, and rabbit at Frank Raines Regional Park?

Effective Thursday, April 17, 2014, the restriction of no body-to-water (human or animal) contact will be lifted at Woodward Reservoir.

Effective July 1, 2011, the Las Palmas, Niel Hansen, Orestimba, and Shiloh Fishing Accesses will be CLOSED. Only minimal maintenance services will be provided at Fox Grove Fishing Access. Closure of the four fishing access areas will remove the provided portable restrooms and trash receptacles. No maintenance service will be provided in the closed areas.

Frank Raines Off-Highway Vehicle Park will RE-OPEN for public use effective Friday, October 25, 2013, at 8:00 a.m.

All restroom facilities in community parks that are maintained by Stanislaus County Department of Parks and Recreation are closed until further notice.

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