If you are looking for a place for the kids to run around, visit a conveniently-located neighborhood playground.
Forestville Youth Park - 7045 Mirabel Road; Large play structure, tables/BBQ area, public restrooms and baseball fields.
J.K. Wright Memorial Playground - 16016 Drake Rd; Large playground, full size basketball court, picnic tables/BBQ, tennis courts and portable restroom.
Henry N.Pacheco Memorial Playground - 14100 Old Cazadero Rd; Small playground, half size basketball court and tennis courts.
Bruno Farnocchia Memorial Park - 4800 Rio Nido Rd; Play structure, horseshoe pits, picnic tables, barbecues, portable restroom and tennis court. There's also a dog park at this site.
Vacation Beach Playground - 17828 Orchard Ave; Small play structure, half size basketball court, picnic tables/BBQ and walking distance to beach and boat launch.
Ragle Ranch Regional Park - 500 Ragle Road; 157-acre park - accessible, fully-equipped playground, sports fields for soccer, softball, sand volleyball courts, tennis courts, a par course, as well as individual and reservable group picnic areas, walking trails, peace park, a dog park and restroom facilities.
Skategarden Park - Approximately 6767 Laguna Park Way; Skate park and community garden with picnic seating and designated graffiti "art wall." Public restrooms.
Laguna Youth Park - 465 Morris Street; Picnic areas and two baseball fields. Restrooms only open during Little League games.
Willard Libby Park - 7985 Valentine Avenue; Play structure, pond (often with ducks), two baseball fields, tennis courts, small rock climbing wall, bocce ball court, gazebo, picnic areas, and lawns.
Monte Rio Tennis & Basketball Courts - 9885 Main Street (enter at Monte Rio Amphitheater); Two regulation tennis courts and a basketball court. Restrooms at amphitheater when open.
Koret Park - Behind the Monte Rio Community Center at 20488 Highway 116; Play structure, grassy area, tables & BBQ area. Walking distance to Monte Rio Public Beach. Bathrooms in adjacent parking lot and dog friendly.
Russian River Skate Park & Creekside Park - 9725 Main Street; Skate park, community orchard and garden, native plant restoration, "approved" graffiti wall, loop walk, creek access and cafe with restrooms. Dog friendly.
Monte Rio School Playground - 20700 Foothill Drive just off Hwy 116; Play structure, grass, picnic tables and volleyball courts. No public restrooms. Only open to the public when school is not in session.
Cazadero Playground and Tennis Courts - Approximately 6380 Austin Creek Road (across the street and uphill from the Cazadero Fire Department); Tennis court, half size basketball court, assorted playground items and public bathroom.
Occidental Community Center - 3920 Bohemian Highway; Two basketball courts and two tennis courts, picnic tables.