San Benito County Parks Department

Find San Benito County California parks departments, including city and state park authorities, and systems. Parks departments provide information on local recreation facilities, city parks, state parks, activities, and recreational land use.


California State Parks and Recreation 7800 Cienega Road Hollister CA 95023 831-637-8186


San Benito County Parks 481 4th Street Hollister CA 95023 831-636-4000

About the San Benito County Parks Department

The San Benito County Parks Department usually refers to a San Benito County or local government agency that is responsible for a wide range of public facilities used for active or passive recreation or as open spaces in San Benito County, CA. These include San Benito County public parks, athletic fields, indoor and outdoor pools, other sports facilities, trails, and nature preserves.

You may contact the Parks Department for questions about:
  • San Benito County parks and recreation facilities
  • Park permits
  • Community events in San Benito County, California
  • Recreation and athletic programs
  • San Benito County Parks Department jobs and employment
San Benito County Public Parks

The maintenance of San Benito County Parks Department facilities is a central responsibility of the Parks Departments. Using a combination of Department employees and contractual service providers, Parks Departments keep San Benito County facilities clean and in good repair. They may also plan and manage upgrades, expansions, and capital improvements to San Benito County parks in response to the aging of facilities or changes in public demand. The San Benito County Department of Parks and Recreation is also responsible for scheduling and coordinating the use of their facilities. A variety of clubs, sports leagues, and community groups utilize park facilities in San Benito County. Parks Departments attempt to accommodate and balance the needs of the San Benito County community in making facilities available to interested groups and the general public and may issue San Benito County park permits for authorized use.

Community Park Programs & Events

The San Benito County Parks Department also provides programs, activities, and services with its own staff and resources. Parks Department programs include youth and adult swim lessons, Little League baseball and other organized sports, fitness classes, and summer camps. The San Benito County Parks Department also runs programs in partnership with other San Benito County community organizations. The Parks and Recreation Department is often in charge of organizing special events such as San Benito County 4th of July celebrations, other holiday events, fishing derbies, and festivals.

State Parks in San Benito County

San Benito County State Parks are the responsibility of the California State Department of Conservation or Department of Environmental Protections. The U.S. National Parks Service (NPS) manages all national parks, as well as many national monuments and other properties with special designations.