I'm giving this place 5 stars, only because there is so little to do in Santa Rosa and this offers many different activities for all ages. The spot has a playground, making it ideal for families on the road who want to let their kids run and burn off some energy after long car rides. They have charcoal grilling stations and picnic stations also great for families who want to have a little cookout. The grocery store called T&D Food stores located just further down the road sells charcoal, hamburgers, and hot dogs, so a cookout is totally possible if you don't have an RV or your own food.
The lake part is really great if you are looking to cool off. I thought the lake was very clean, and they have at least 4 life guards on duty. There is a diving board, and even paddle boats available, complete with life preservers. There are few lounge chairs, but many of them have not been used. I found this to be the perfect spot to sunbath in, especially if you are staying in a hotel that only has an indoor pool in Santa Rosa. Plenty of parking, and lots of places to walk. There are also shaded/covered areas for larger groups if you wanted to gather - many were having small birthday parties out there. They have bathroom/changing facilities as well.
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