Parks & Recreation

The SCSD maintains a number of Parks and Recreation options for community enjoyment. These Include:

Scotia Fireman’s Park: Enjoy a picnic under a canopy of redwoods near the Eel River in this beautiful park on the edge of town.

Carpenter Field: A baseball field with stadium seating, a snack bar and restrooms. (map)

Scotia Community Forest: Enjoy a nature walk among the redwoods and along the Eel River on this 22.5 acres of riparian forest habitat.

Winema Theater

Winema Theater: This beautiful, historic theater was built in the 1920’s and presents a fine performance, practice and audience space.  It is equipped with a modern sound system, a full-size movie house screen, DVD video projection, stage curtains and lighting, comfortable theater seating, and a tuned piano. This unique performing arts resource can be made available for community use. (map)

The Winema Theater is currently closed to the public at this time, but will re-open its doors to the public as soon as additional upgrades are complete that will bring it up to ADA compliance.

Scotia Museum and Town Park: Come learn about the history of Scotia in this historic building. Photos, three-dimensional displays, artifacts, videos, and interactive displays from a bygone era tell the story of Scotia and its former residents. (map)

Heisler #9 Locomotive: The locomotive located in the Town Park was sold through a sealed bid process on March 15th, 2018. The #9 Heisler and accompanying steam donkey’s and logging equipment have been in their current location since the early 1950’s. The sealed bid auction opened on February 20th, 2018 and closed at 3:00pm on March 13th. Bids were opened during a Regular Meeting of the Scotia CSD Board of Directors. Read the Official Press Release published in the Time Standard Here. Click here to see an article published by the Marin Independent Journal about the history of the Heisler #9 and its long awaited return to Mt. Tamalpais.

Please contact the Scotia CSD office for more information.

The Scotia Museum is currently closed but will re-open its doors to the public upon completion of construction and upgrades that will bring it up to ADA compliance.

For more information, please contact SCSD.

Other recreation opportunities in the community:

The Fisheries Exhibit maintained and operated by the Humboldt Redwood Company, is open year-round and offers visitors an opportunity to learn about the fishery.