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Petaluma water ways - projects - MCNEAR PENINSULA REACH

Existing parking and trail provides access to historic McNear Peninsula and the River Heritage Center, both a short walk from the Transit Hub/Center/Mall/Plaza.  Future plans call for additional trails, overlooks, interpretive features, small craft landings, and restoration efforts.  Projects in this area include Steamer Landing Park’s second phase, the River Heritage Center Small Craft Landing, McNear Channel Small Craft Landing, McNear Peninsula Wind Sculpture, and Mountain View Trail Connector.

For details see
Chapter 3.8, Petaluma River Access and Enhancement Plan
Chapter 3.2.4, Petaluma River Access and Enhancement Plan (bank stabilization and vegetation)

McNear Peninsula Phase 1 Shortline Trail and Riverine Improvements Project Final Conceptual Design Plan (October 2003)

15. STEAMER LANDING PARK
  Existing parking and trail provide access to historic McNear Peninsula and the David Yearsley River Heritage Center (historic livery stable). Future plans call for additional trails, overlooks, interpretive features, small craft landings, and restoration efforts.  Includes 15A, DAVID YEARSLEY RIVER HERITAGE CENTER, where Friends of the Petaluma River is pursuing expanded educational programming.
16. RIVER HERITAGE CENTER LANDING
  Stairs provide access to the Center.  Include bank stabilization and revegetation.  David Yearsley River Heritage Center to be developed according to approved plans. .
21. SMALL CRAFT LANDING
  Landing with stair access to McNear Peninsula and Steamer Landing Park. Include bank stabilization and revegetation.
22. MCNEAR PENINSULA WIND SCULPTURE
  Nautical themes sculpture sited at point, and an overlook with seating highlights downriver view.  Possible site for water-oriented wayfinding sign.

 

 

 

 

 

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Administrative Offices
320 N McDowell Blvd
Petaluma, CA 94954
Phone: 707.778.4380
Fax: 707.656.4057
Email: parksnrec@ci.petaluma.ca.us
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Secretaries:
Allison Cresci
707.778.4386
acresci@ci.petaluma.ca.us

 

Makayla Gouveia
707.778.4412
mgouveia@ci.petaluma.ca.us

 

Recreation Coordinators:
Sandra Kraus (Senior Center, Special Events)
707.778.4349
skraus@ci.petaluma.ca.us

 

Recreation Supervisor:
Drew Halter
707.778.4488
dhalter@ci.petaluma.ca.us