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McNear Park

large picnic This 7.66 acre park includes the Cavanagh Recreation Center, Cavanagh Pool, McNear Community Garden, and the various features listed below.

Groups of 20 or more require a reservation. .

1008 G Street, between 8th and 11th Map It!





  • Dog Run Area (on the athletic fields only). See Dog Run Map for specific off-leash hours.
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Horseshoes
  • Multi-Use Fields
  • Picnic Areas
    Two reservable areas in addition to first come-first serve areas.
    Area #1 includes seating for up to 100, BBQ, and serving tables. ADA Accessible. (corner of F St & 11th St)
    Area #2 includes seating for 35-40. (corner of G St & 11th St)
  • Playground
    Includes tot area, school-age area, and swingsets (including tot swing).
  • Restroom
  • Softball/Baseball (reservable)
  • Tennis
    Open to the public other than when Department Programs are in operation.


For rental information contact Recreation Services at 707-778-4380.


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Contact Information

Administrative Offices
320 N McDowell Blvd
Petaluma, CA 94954
Phone: 707.778.4380
Fax: 707.656.4057
Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Monday - Friday

General Information:

General Division Inquiries 707.778.4380
Adults over 55 707.778.4399
Aquatics 707.778.4410
Community Gardens 707.778.4380
Facility & Park Reservations 707.778.4380
Marina 707.778.4489
Parks Maintenance 707.778.4303
Program Registration 707.778.4380

Recreation Coordinators:
Drew Halter (Adult Sports, Field Rentals)

Kara Vorhees (Preschool, Camps, Craft Fair)

Sandra Kraus (Senior Center)