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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.

We have scholarships available for free children swimming lessons! For more information, please contact Alfredo Guerra at:

Alfredo Guerra
Stanislaus County PAL
Police Activities League
1325 Beverly Drive
Modesto,CA 95351
TEL: (209)529-9121, extension 16
website: http://stancopal.org/aquatics

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

News Flash! Beginning Wednesday, April 1, 2015, Woodward Reservoir is open for recreational swimming all summer.

Frank Raines Off-Highway Vehicle Park will RE-OPEN for public use effective Monday, October 20, 2014, at 8:00 a.m.

Frank Raines Off-Highway Vehicle Park will be CLOSED for fire season beginning at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 20, 2014. This planned closure date is subject to change and dependent upon weather conditions. An announcement will be posted on this page of any changes and when the park should re-open. Campgrounds and Day Use areas will remain open year round.

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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