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Petaluma Marina

Photo courtesy of Nicholas Goulden.

A major gateway to historic downtown Petaluma, improvements focus on enhancing the existing pathway, adding wayfinding signs, extending existing retail uses, and adding overlooks and public areas to enhance the river view and trail activities. the three main areas of focus are: River Plaza Overlook, Water St. Enhancements, and Balshaw Bridge plaza.

For details see
Chapter 3.6, Petaluma River Access and Enhancement Plan
Chapter 5, Central Petaluma Specific Plan

4. RIVER PLAZA OVERLOOK
  Overlook decks with seating; emphasize connections to future mixed use properties.  Add curvilinear pedestrian walk, lighting, landscaping, and wayfinding signs.
5. WATER STREET
  Enhance existing walk with landscaping, lighting, wayfinding signs, and sculpture.  Extend retail/restaurant uses from existing buildings to take advantage of river view and trail/boardwalk activities.
6. BALSHAW BRIDGE
  Add focal gathering plaza at base of bridge that includes public art, landscaping, wayfinding signs, and seating areas..

 

 

 

 

 

Contact Information


Administrative Offices
320 N McDowell Blvd
Petaluma, CA 94954
Phone: 707.778.4380
Fax: 707.656.4057
Email: parksnrec@ci.petaluma.ca.us
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 Supervisor:
Drew Halter
707.778.4488
dhalter@ci.petaluma.ca.us

Recreation Coordinators:
Kara Vorhees (Preschool, Camps)
707.778.4336
kvorhees@ci.petaluma.ca.us

Sandra Kraus (Senior Center)
707.778.4349
skraus@ci.petaluma.ca.us

Jeremy Parker (Adult Sports, Field Scheduling)
707.778.4519
jparker@ci.petaluma.ca.us


Secretaries:
Laurie Gebhart
707.778.4412
lgebhart@ci.petaluma.ca.us

Allison Cresci
707.778.4386
acresci@ci.petaluma.ca.us