What's Happening in Your Parks

We welcome you to enjoy a walk in a park or an open space preserve while maintaining social distancing of more than 6 feet from persons outside of your household. It is essential that we stop the spread of the virus by not having in-person social interactions.

In an effort to protect the community from the COVID-19, the following amenities in parks are closed:


All outdoor playgrounds will be open effective December 10, 2020.


  • Group Picnic Tables

Current Projects


Contact Us

Open Space, Parks and Golf Administration
Municipal Service Center
3201 East Bayshore Road
Palo Alto, CA 94303 
Phone: 650-496-6962
Fax: 650-496-5925 
Email: parks@cityofpaloalto.org

Parks Contract Maintenance
Phone: 650-496-6910

Parks Emergency Irrigation Issues
Phone: 650-496-6918

Parks and Recreation Commission
Email: parkrec.commission@cityofpaloalto.org