North County Parks & Recreation Information

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Golf
Chalk Mountain Golf Course
10000 El Bordo Avenue, Atscdro     466-8848
Hunter Ranch Golf Course
4041 Hwy 46 East, PR     237-7444
Paso Robles Golf Course
1600 Country Club Drive, PR     238-4722
River Oaks Golf Course
700 Club House Dr, PR    226-8099
The Links Course at Paso Robles
5151 Jardine Road, PR    227-4567

 

Historical Interest
Atascadero Historical Society Museum
Mon.-Sat. 1-4 p.m.
6500 Palma Avenue, Atascadero    466-8341
SLO Railway Museum
P.O. Box 13260, San Luis Obispo    461-3456
Camp Roberts Historical Museum
On US 101 approximately 12 miles north of                                      
Paso Robles
Hours: Thursday & Saturday 9am-4pm.
Camp Roberts, CA    238-8288, 238-3100
Estrella Warbird Museum
4251 Dry Creek Road off Airport Rd
Paso Robles    227-0440
Mission San Antonio
Hours: Daily 9am-5pm
Jolon     . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (831) 385-4478
Fort Hunter Liggett Military Installation
25 miles southwest King City
Jolon    (831) 386-2505
Mission San Miguel Arcangel
Daily 9:30-4:30
700 Mission Street, San Miguel     467-3256
Paso Robles Historical Society -
Pioneer Museum
P.O. Box 2875, PR    238-4996
Pioneer Museum
Thurs.-Sun. 1-4
2010 Riverside Avenue,
P.O. Box 461, PR    239-4556
Rios-Caledonia Adobe
Fri.-Sun. 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
700 Mission St., San Miguel    467-3357
Templeton Historical Museum Society
Fri. - Sun. 1-4 p.m.
309 Main Street, Templeton    434-0807

 

Parks & Recreation

Atascadero Lake Park, Atascadero
From Hwy. 101 take the Morro Bay/Hwy. 41 W turnoff and drive west 1.5 miles. 461-5000.
Hours: Dawn to dusk. Wheelchair access.
• natural reservoir • baseball diamond • volleyball courts • horseshoe pits • children’s wading pool
• paddle boat rentals • playground • tables with barbecues • three group barbecue sites • bird watching • fishing • alcohol permitted • pets leashed.
Barney Schwartz Park
Barney Schwartz Park is a 40 acre sports and leisure facility located at 2970 Union Rd. Amenities include 4 lighted softball/baseball fields, 4 lighted soccer/football fields, 2 playgrounds, a lake, 4 picnic pavilions and plenty of clean restrooms. 7 am-10 p.m. Concessions, Softball Tournaments, Kite Fest, Duck Derby Reservations    237-3991
Bethel Road Park, Templeton
From Hwy. 101, take the Las Tablas Road exit west to Bethel Road. Turn left on Bethel Road.
434-4909.
• soccer field • picnic tables • public restrooms
• no alcohol or dogs.
C.W. Clarke Park, Shandon
Centre Street near Truesdale Street. The community of Shandon is east of Paso Robles. General information, group picnic site and tennis court reservations and Clarke Pool information 781-5930 x 4. Hours: Park: daily 8am to dusk. Pool: Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. Wheelchair access.
• picnic tables • playground • multi-purpose field • horseshoe pits • swimming pool • wading pool • tennis court • public restrooms • two group ­picnic areas • alcohol permitted • pets leashed.
Centennial Park and Recreation
Center, Paso Robles
600 Nickerson Drive off N. Creston Road.
237-3988. Hours: Park: daily dawn to dusk. Pool: Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Call Rec. Dept. for public swim and lesson times. Wheelchair access. Outdoor pool has hoist for handicap accessibility. Swim center: 237-3988.
• Barney Schwartz Swim Center • tennis courts
• picnic tables • barbecue grills • playground
• amphitheater • pay phones • public restroom
• outdoor pool • showers • lifeguard on duty ­during hours of operation • gymnasium • group barbecue • alcohol prohibited without a permit
• no dogs.
Cerro Alto Recreation Site
Los Padres National Forest
Cerro Alto Road, off Hwy. 41 W, midpoint between Morro Bay and Atascadero. 925-9538.  Hours: year-round, dawn to dusk. No wheelchair access.
• day use hiking • mountain biking • horseback riding • hiking trails easy to moderate.
Charles Paddock Zoo, Atascadero
From Hwy. 101 take the Morro Bay/Hwy. 41 W turnoff and drive west 1.5 miles. Zoo 461-5080.  Hours: Open daily 10am-4pm. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. Wheelchair access.
• 100+ animal species • alcohol prohibited.
Heilmann Regional Park
Atascadero
El Bordo Avenue from Hwy. 101, take the Santa Rosa Road exit east to El Camino Real. Right on El Camino, left on El Bordo Avenue. 781-5200. Group picnic reservations 781-4386. Hours: daily dawn to dusk. Wheelchair access.
• barbecue grills • picnic tables • playground • horseshoe pits • tennis courts • volleyball court • hiking trails • public restrooms • three group picnic sites • alcohol permitted • pets leashed.
Mandella Park, Paso Robles
Fairview Lane. Take Vine Street north past 24th Street. Fairview Lane is the next left. 237-3988. Hours: daily dawn to dusk. Wheelchair access: none.
• picnicking • no facilities • “pack out” your picnic trash • alcohol prohibited without a permit • no dogs.
Melody Park, Paso Robles
North Country Club Drive. From Hwy. 101 take Niblick Road east. Turn left at Country Club Drive. Walk-in access only from Caddie Lane, Patricia Lane or Melody Lane. Hours: daily dawn to dusk. No wheelchair access.
• picnic tables • barbecues • playground • no alcohol or dogs.
Municipal Pool, Paso Robles
28th and Oak Streets. 237-3988, Municipal Pool 237-3984, Indoor Pool 237-3895, Centennial Pool 237-3986, 600 Nickerson Dr., Paso Robles.
• outdoor pool, indoor heated therapy pool
• restrooms with showers • lifeguard on duty
• no alcohol or dogs.
Hours: outdoor pool: Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Call Aquatics & Recreation Admin. for specific hours of lap swim, public swim and lessons. Therapy pool classes open year-round (Monday-Saturday).
Wheelchair access. Outdoor and therapy pools have hoist for handicap accessibility. For September through May lap swim and swim club information, call 239-3013.


trails • swimming pool • playground • horseshoes • volleyball court • Restaurant open summer.
North Shore: • boat launch • picnicking
• swimming • boating • jet skiing.

Paloma Creek Park, Atascadero
11665 Viejo Camino. From Hwy. 101 take the Santa Barbara exit east. Stay on Santa Barbara past El Camino Real. Take the next left on Viejo Camino. 461-5000. Hours: 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Wheelchair access.
• Picnic tables with barbecues • playground • two soccer fields • two baseball fields • Little League field • pay phones • public restrooms • alcohol permitted • pets leashed.

Paso Robles City Park
Corner of Spring and 12th Streets. 237-3988. This historic city square park is the gem of downtown Paso Robles. Hours: daily dawn to dusk. Wheelchair access.
• picnic tables • playground • horseshoe pits
• group barbecue area • public restrooms
• Carnegie library • No alcohol or dogs
Pioneer Park, Paso Robles
Riverside Avenue and 19th Street. 237-3988.  Hours: daily dawn to dusk. No wheelchair access.
• softball diamond • picnic tables • barbecue grills • grassy play area • playground with sand
• basketball court • public restrooms • no alcohol or dogs.
Pioneer Skate Park, Paso Robles
Riverside Avenue and 19th Street. Hours: daily dawn to dusk. No food or drink. No alcohol appropriate safety equipment
Robbins Field Ball Park
Paso Robles
Park and 6th Streets. 237-3988. Hours: daily dawn to dusk. No wheelchair access.
• softball diamond • pay phone • public restrooms • no alcohol or dogs.
Royal Oak Meadows Park
Paso Robles
Parkview Lane. Take Scott Street east, turn left on Airport Road. Follow Airport Road to Parkview Lane. Turn right. Hours: daily dawn to dusk. No wheelchair access. 237-3988
• picnic tables • barbecue grills • playground
• ballfield • alcohol prohibited without a permit
• no dogs.
San Antonio Lake, Bradley
From Paso Robles take Hwy. 101 north past Bradley to the Jolon Road exit. To North Shore take Jolon Road to New Pleyto Road. To South Shore take Nacimiento Lake Drive (G19). Turn right on G14, then turn left on Interlake Rd, then  right on San Antonio Road. It is approximately 27 miles to South Shore, 40 miles to North Shore. Hours: year-round. Wheelchair access: South Shore facilities.
Group camping reservations and general information 472-2311, or (888) 588-2267, resort (cabins, marina, restaurant, store) (800) 310-2313 or 472-2313.
• picnicking • camping • hiking • swimming
• boating • jet skiing • water-skiing • fishing
• four launch ramps.
South Shore: 500+ campsites, tent/full hook-up sites, barbecue area, grocery store, restaurant, gas station and marina.
North Shore: camping, restrooms with showers, outdoor amphitheater and general store.
San Miguel County Park
Located on K Street between 12th and 13th Streets. From Hwy. 101 take the 10th Street exit to K Street. General information, Mulberry group picnic area reservations and pool information 781-5930. Hours: Park: daily dawn to dusk. Pool: Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. Wheelchair access. Pool has hoist for handicap accessibility.
• barbecue grills • picnic tables • playground
• softball field • horseshoe pits • swimming pool • wading pool • public restrooms • alcohol ­permitted • pets must be leashed.
Santa Margarita Lake
Regional Park
From Hwy. 101 take the Santa Margarita exit to Santa Margarita. Follow signs to Santa Margarita Lake on Hwy. 58 (eight miles). Lake office, group picnic and camping reservations 788-2397. Marina store 438-1522. Hours: Lake: daily dawn to dusk. Marina: weekdays 6:30 a.m.-7 p.m. and weekends 6 a.m.-7 p.m. Wheelchair access.
• fishing • boating • hiking • biking
• equestrian trails • picnic sites with barbecues
• playground • six hiking trails • swimming pool • marina shop • groceries • 45 campsites in park with hookups, restroom and shower facilities
• alcohol permitted in the park • pets leashed.
Swimming, water-skiing, jet-skiing and any other water contact ­activities are prohibited.
Sherwood Park, Paso Robles
Corner of Scott Street and Creston Road. 237-3991. Hours: daily dawn to dusk. Wheelchair access.
• softball diamond • baseball diamond • picnic tables • barbecue grills • playground • volleyball sandpit • tennis courts • horseshoe pits • public restrooms • group picnic area • alcohol prohibited without a permit • no dogs.
Templeton Park, Templeton
From Hwy. 101 take the Las Tablas Road exit in Templeton and head east. Follow Las Tablas Road to Old County Road. Turn right. General information and group reservation area 781-5930. Wheelchair access. Pool has hoist for handicap accessibility.
• barbecue grills • picnic tables • playground
• horseshoe pits • swimming pool • wading pool • public restrooms • bandstand pavilion • farmers market every Saturday at 9 a.m. • alcohol ­permitted • pets leashed.
Templeton Skate Park
Open school days: 3 p.m. - Dusk.
Minimum days (ALL THREE SCHOOL SITES): Noon - Dusk. Holidays/ Sat./Sun. 8 a.m. - Dusk. Monitored by the Recreation Dept. Helmets, knee and elbow pads ARE REQUIRED. 434-4900
Traffic Way Park, Atascadero
5599 Traffic Way. From Hwy. 101 take the Traffic Way exit east. Stay on Traffic Way, past El Camino Real, for four blocks. Park and parking lot are on the right side of the street. 461-5000. Hours: 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Wheelchair access.
• playground • two softball fields • pay phone
• public restrooms • alcohol permitted • no pets.
Turtle Creek Park, Paso Robles
Brookhill Drive. Take Scott Street east, turn left on Lark Ellen Drive. Lark Ellen dead-ends into Brookhill Drive and Turtle Creek Park. Hours: daily dawn to dusk. Wheelchair access: some ­pathways. 237-3888
• picnic tables • barbecue grills • horseshoe pits • shuffleboard court • alcohol prohibited without a permit • no dogs.

Sherwood Park, Paso Robles
Corner of Scott Street and Creston Road. 237-3991. Hours: daily dawn to dusk. Wheelchair access.
• softball diamond • baseball diamond • picnic tables • barbecue grills • playground • volleyball sandpit • tennis courts • horseshoe pits • public restrooms • group picnic area • alcohol prohibited without a permit • no dogs.
Templeton Park, Templeton
From Hwy. 101 take the Las Tablas Road exit in Templeton and head east. Follow Las Tablas Road to Old County Road. Turn right. General information and group reservation area 781-5930. Wheelchair access. Pool has hoist for handicap accessibility.
• barbecue grills • picnic tables • playground
• horseshoe pits • swimming pool • wading pool • public restrooms • bandstand pavilion • farmers market every Saturday at 9 a.m. • alcohol ­permitted • pets leashed.
Templeton Skate Park
Open school days: 3 p.m. - Dusk.
Minimum days (ALL THREE SCHOOL SITES): Noon - Dusk. Holidays/ Sat./Sun. 8 a.m. - Dusk. Monitored by the Recreation Dept. Helmets, knee and elbow pads ARE REQUIRED. 434-4900
Traffic Way Park, Atascadero
5599 Traffic Way. From Hwy. 101 take the Traffic Way exit east. Stay on Traffic Way, past El Camino Real, for four blocks. Park and parking lot are on the right side of the street. 461-5000. Hours: Dawn to dusk. Wheelchair access.
• playground • two softball fields • pay phone
• public restrooms • alcohol permitted • no pets.

Turtle Creek Park, Paso Robles

Brookhill Drive. Take Scott Street east, turn left on Lark Ellen Drive. Lark Ellen dead-ends into Brookhill Drive and Turtle Creek Park. Hours: daily dawn to dusk. Wheelchair access: some ­pathways. 237-3988
• picnic tables • barbecue grills • horseshoe pits • shuffleboard court • alcohol prohibited without a permit • no dogs.

 

Nacimiento Lake
16 miles via 24th Street. Camping and lodging reservations (800) 323-3839, Marina 238-1056, Resort 237-7411, 238-3256. Hours: South Shore open year-round except Christmas Day. North Shore day use areas open during summer season and weekends.
South Shore: • fishing • two large launch ramps • full-service marina • tackle and pro-ski shop • general store, 237-7410 • camping (from tents to RVs)• picnic areas with barbecue grills • hiking.
Resort 238-3256. Hours: South Shore open year-round except Christmas Day. North Shore day use areas open during summer season and weekends.
South Shore: • fishing • two large launch ramps • full-service marina • tackle and pro-ski shop • general store • camping (from tents to RVs)• picnic areas with barbecue grills • hiking trails • swimming pool • playground • horseshoes • volleyball court • Restaurant open in summer.
North Shore: • boat launch • picnicking
• swimming • boating • jet skiing.

 

North County Events

March 2009
Pancake Breakfast
Kiwanis Club of Paso Robles Annual Fundraiser at Paso Robles
Elks Lodge    238-2511
Wedding & Special Events Expo
www.pasoroblesdowntown.org    238-4103
Annual St. Patrick’s Day Crab Fest
­­Sunrise Rotary Club of Paso Robles
Call    226-2629
Classic American Theatre     238-3859
Easter Egg Hunt
11a.m., Saturday one week before Easter
Paso Robles City Park    238-0506 or 238-41032
20-22  Zinfandel Festival
Each March the Zinfandel Festival envelopes Paso Robles Wine Country with enthusiasts and activities around this, Paso Robles’ heritage variety. The Paso Robles Zinfandel Festival is the second largest Zinfandel tasting in the state. www.pasowine.com    239-8463
The Equine Experience
www.equineexperience.net, Mid State Fairgrounds, Paso Robles    237-0011
20 Spring Time at the Ranch
Semin-formal event, lve auction benefit for North C0unty Women’s Shelter
Santa Margarita    461-1338

April 2009
Chamber of Commerce Business Expo 2007
2nd Wednesday, For booth space & information call, Paso Robles Event Center    238-0506
Cattleman’s Western Art Show & Sale
www.cattlemenswesternartshow.com
Paso Robles    238-4207
Recycled Treasures Day,  9a.m. to 3p.m.
Paso Robles City Park    238-4103
Sunken Gardens Flea Market
Atascadero    461-5000
Wildflower Bike Ride, www.slobc.org
Creston    543-5973

May 2009
Free Swim Program Sponsored by San Miguel Lions Club. Memorial Day-Labor Day, San Miguel
Western Dance Classes
A Line Dancing Class, Tuesday evenings at
7 p.m. Western Swing Partner’s Class at 8 p.m. $5.00
Templeton Comm. Center    434-4900/4909
Annual Parkfield Rodeo
Live band and BBQ Saturday night
Performances 1:30 p.m. each day
Parkfield Rodeo Arena    463-2354
1-3 Annual Hospice du Rhone
The world’s largest international celebration of Rhone variety wines. www.hospicedurhone.org
Paso Robles Event Center    784-9543
1-3 Wildflower Triathlon
Mountain bike triathlon, Long course triathlon, live bands, food vendors, clinics and more.
www.tricalifornia.com 
San Antonio Lake, South Shore    831-373-0678
Annual Children’s Day in the Park
Atascadero    466-2044
9 Annual Templeton Day in the Shade
9am-5pm, Arts & Crafts Show, Day before Mother’s Day. www.templetonchamber.com
Templeton Community Park    237-4490
TBA Agri-Business Tour
Reservations Required     238-0506
15-17  Wine Festival
Each May the Paso Robles Wine Festival takes over the downtown City Park for one of the largest outdoor wine festivals in California. This event offers guests the opportunity to taste wine from more than 70 Paso Robles wineries, participate in the annual Wine Festival golf tournament and enjoy winery-hosted events throughout the area.
www.pasowine.com    239-8463
22-24 Carshow 50s Dancin’ in the Park
Carshow continues on Sat. & Sun.
Paso Robles    238-4103

June 2009
Paso Robles Branch AAUW
Annual Home & Garden Scholarship Tour
12 noon to 4 p.m.
Paso Robles     227-7317
Vintage Volkswagen Show
Atascadero Lake Park. Family event complete with a tri-tip barbecue.
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Atascadero Lake Park    239-1619
20-21 Annual Atascadero Wine Festival & Golf Tournament
Golf Friday, Festival Saturday
Atascadero    466-2044
27-28 Downtown Krazy Daze
Two-day merchant sidewalk sales
Paso Robles    238-4103
28 Trading Day & Kids Flea Market
3rd to 8th grade, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Paso Robles City Park    238-4103
TBA Great Americana Festival & Parade
Paso Robles City Park    238-4103

ON GOING EVENTS
Women in Business - Paso Robles
Networking Lunch 3rd Friday of every month 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Reservations required     238-0506
Women in Business - Atascadero
Networking Lunch 2nd Friday of every month
Reservations required     466-2044
Business to Business After Hours Mixer
2nd Wednesday of every month 5:30 p.m., Call for locations
Paso Robles Chamber    238-0506
Business to Business After Hours Mixer
2nd Thursday of every month 5:30 p.m., Call for locations
Atascadero Chamber    466-2044 or 434-1789
Empower Hour
Atascadero Chamber of Commerce breakfast meeting. Third Tuesday of the month from
7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Atascadero Carlton Hotel    466-2044
Tuesday Evenings at the Park
Barbecues from 5:30-7 p.m. Free band concerts from 7-8 p.m., and many more activities! Every Tuesday from June - August 26
Lake Park, Atascadero    466-2044
Twilight Concert in the Park
5:30-7:30 p.m. Every Friday from June 22 -
August 31
Paso Robles City Park    238-4103
Wake Up Paso Robles
3rd Tuesday of every month 7:30 a.m.
Reservations required    238-0506

Farmers Markets
ATASCADERO
Sunken Gardens every Wednesday 3-6 p.m. Market includes produce, food, music, arts and crafts.     466-2044.
PASO ROBLES
Walmart parking lot. Country Farm & Craft  Market every Friday 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. North County Farmer’s Market, Downtown Park, Saturdays 8 a.m. to noon 237-0345. Downtown Park Tuesdays 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.     239-6535
TEMPLETON
6th Street at the Park,
Saturdays 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m..     239-6535
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