Palo Alto Parks, Trails, Natural Open Space, and Recreation Master Plan


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Palo Alto
Document Title
Palo Alto Parks, Trails, Natural Open Space, and Recreation Master Plan
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
public facilities/public park, publicly own conservation land, school district lands
Document Description
The city intends to adopt and implement the Palo Alto Parks, Trails, Natural Open Space, and Recreation Master Plan. The proposed Master Plan will serve as a guide for park and recreation improvements and projects throughout the city for the next 20 years and represents a coordinated effort to align recreation resources and obtain community support to enhance recreation facilities and services. The Master Plan provides direction for enhancing recreation opportunities and for the management of the parks and their infrastructure. The Master Plan goals and policies aim to improve existing park facilities, services and infrastructure, as well as acquire and develop new urban parks and facilities in under-served areas of the city.

Contact Information

Clare Campbell
Agency Name
City of Palo Alto
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Palo Alto
Santa Clara
Cross Streets
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
101, 280
Palo Alto
SF Bay, Multiple Creeks

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics, Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)
Development Types
Recreational (approx. 6,650 acres)
Local Actions
Master Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, energy

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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