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Picnic and Building Reservations
Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
550 East Remington Drive
Sunnyvale, CA 94087
(408) 730-7751

Parks Maintenance
Monday-Friday 7 a.m.- 4 p.m.
221 Commercial Street
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
(408) 730-7506

For athletic field conditions, please call (408) 730-7585.


Sunnyvale Parks and Open Space

The Neighborhood Parks and Open Space Management Program maintains over 476 acres of Parks, open space and boulevard landscaping to keep them hazard-free, usable and attractive for residents and the business community. The Sunnyvale Park system was designed with the goal that every neighborhood would be within walking distance of a park. Many of Sunnyvale's Neighborhood Parks have a theme which makes each Park unique. Sunnyvale's Parks range from small "mini" or "pocket" parks to Baylands Park which is 177 acres. We hope that you visit and enjoy all of Sunnyvale's Parks!

Spring Has Arrived at Swegles Park

Thank you to the Sunnyvale Rotary Club for adopting Swegles Park and planting the beautiful daffodils!

Orchard Gardens Park Expansion Project Update

Construction for the Orchard Gardens Park expansion project began on February 2 and is scheduled for completion later this summer. The first phase of construction will be the demolition and removal of three City-owned homes on Garner Drive.

One purpose of the project is to create a gateway to the western end of the John W. Christian Greenbelt. An interpretive sign about the greenbelt will be installed in the park.

  • View the Report to Council and design concept plan approved by the City Council in November of 2013.
  • For more information regarding the design or construction for the project, please contact Project Engineering at (408) 730-7605.
  • For all other questions, please contact the Parks Division at (408) 730-7506.

Las Palmas Dog Park Renovations Are Underway

The City has started the renovation of the Las Palmas Dog Park. During construction, a temporary dog park is available for use in the neighboring area adjacent to the current dog park until renovations are complete. For more information, read the Report to Council with the details for the renovation.

Seven Seas Park Is Now Open!

Sunnyvale's newest park, Seven Seas Park is now open. The park is located at 1010 Morse Ave. Park features include a fenced dog park, two playgrounds, 1/2 basketball court, tennis court, spray pool, a multi-use field, picnic tables, two barbecues and restrooms. The picnic sites are all non-reservable and available on a first come, first serve basis. The park was designed as a neighborhood park according to council approved design guidelines and is intended to primarily serve the local community that is within walking or bicycle distance of the park.


The design concept plan for the Swegles Park Playground Project was approved by City Council on April 8, 2014. A construction schedule is still pending. View the design concept plan. View the artist rendering of the playgroup equipment. For more information regarding the design or construction for the project, please contact Project Engineering at (408) 730-7605. For all other questions, please contact the Parks Division at (408) 730-7506.

San Francisco Bay Trail

The San Francisco Bay Trail has been connected throughout the South Bay! Thanks to the efforts of many agencies and individuals the "Moffett Connector" was opened in September 2010. The best access to the Bay Trail in Sunnyvale is the trailhead located near the Water Pollution Control Plant off Borregas Avenue and Caribbean Drive. This trail head has portable restrooms, a water fountain, and plenty of free parking. You can take the Bay Trail to the north and see unparalleled vistas of the Dumbarton and San Mateo Bridges or to the south and the historic Alviso Marina. Here is a map of the Bay Trail with the Moffett Connector -- New Bay Trail Map.

Be a Parks Volunteer!

Sunnyvale encourages either individuals or groups of any size to volunteer for an on-going project or a one-time event. Groups can contact the Parks Division at (408) 730-7506. Individuals can contact Volunteer Services (408) 730-7533 or register at Featured Volunteer Opportunities.

 Map of Sunnyvale Parks

View Sunnyvale Parks in a larger map


Hot Topics

Spray Pools
All spray pools will open on April 1

Seven Seas Parking Update - Planting Strip Project 
The City will be installing new soil and landscaping in the planting strip in front of the park in the next few weeks. Some of the parking in front of the park will not be available during the project. The project will last approximately three weeks. Visitors can also park on Borregas Avenue located to the west of the park off Weddell Drive and then walk along the John Christian Greenbelt Pathway back to Morse Avenue.

Court Resurfacing Update for Basketball Courts at Washington and Tennis Courts at Lakewood, Orchard Gardens and Encinal Parks
The basketball courts at Washington Park and tennis courts at Lakewood, Orchard Gardens and Encinal Parks are closed for court resurfacing. We are currently in the curing period for the new asphalt overlay which was put on the courts. Once the curing period is complete our contractor can then begin painting the courts and lines. Painting the lines requires consistent dry and warm weather. Because weather is a factor in the completion of the job, we do not have an exact date the courts will be openWe hope to have the courts open sometime this spring.

Sunnyvale Open Space Inventory
List of Sunnyvale's open space.

The City of Sunnyvale Parks Division strives to provide open space that is safe, attractive and usable for the community. You can help us care for the Parks by participating in the following programs: 

Parks Watch Program
Parks is asking nearby neighbors and park users to keep an eye out for acts of vandalism, crimes or maintenance issues that may occur at the Park and call:

• 911 for crimes in progress, such as persons damaging buildings, windows, picnic tables or public drunkenness.
• Call the Parks office at (408) 730-7506, Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. to report vandalism, graffiti or maintenance issues in Sunnyvale Parks.

• After 4 p.m. on weekdays and during the weekend, call Public Safety at (408) 730-7180 for non-emergency situations or maintenance issues like broken water pipes or inoperable restroom fixtures.

Parks at a Glance:  List of all Sunnyvale Parks.

Bay Trail: Looking for a great jogging / walking trail? Explore the Bay Trail in Sunnyvale!

Looking for a good bike map? Bike road map from VTA.


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