Adventures Tagged: Napa

Hiking the Vineyard Trail at Boethe Napa SP Hiking the Vineyard Trail at Boethe Napa SP Hiking the Vineyard Trail at Boethe Napa SP

Hiking the Vineyard Trail at Bothe-Napa State Park is a nice Autumn hike to take in the northern Napa Valley with colorful views of fall colors through forests and vineyards.

Hike to Turk's Head on Mount Saint Helena Hike to Turk's Head on Mount Saint Helena Hike to Turk's Head on Mount Saint Helena

A guided hike with the Napa Land Trust to Turk’s Head and past the town of Silverado on a rainy and foggy day at Robert Louis Stevenson State Park.

Hike to Veteran's Peak in Yountville Hike to Veteran's Peak in Yountville Hike to Veteran's Peak in Yountville

A short hike through an unmaintained trail in Yountville to Veteran’s Peak offers a chance to remember our servicemen and some great views of southern Napa Valley.

Hiking Newell Open Space in American Canyon Hiking Newell Open Space in American Canyon Hiking Newell Open Space in American Canyon

Newell Open Space Preserve in American Canyon offers a 5+ mile loop trail among grasslands and a eucalyptus grove, with two historic ranches viewable in the background.

Guided Hike at Mead Ranch on Atlas Peak Guided Hike at Mead Ranch on Atlas Peak Guided Hike at Mead Ranch on Atlas Peak

Through the Napa Land Trust, you can occasionally gain access to a great guided hike at Mead Ranch on Atlas Peak which offers a hike through woodlands and grasslands with views over Napa Valley.

Private hike on Tuteur Ranch and Napa Solano Ridge Trail Private hike on Tuteur Ranch and Napa Solano Ridge Trail Private hike on Tuteur Ranch and Napa Solano Ridge Trail

Private hike on Mother’s Day with the Napa Land Trust on Tuteur Ranch and a glimpse at some potential future trails of the Napa Solano Ridge Trail.

Hike to Sugarloaf Peak, the Tuteur Loop, and Ridge Trail at Skyline Hike to Sugarloaf Peak, the Tuteur Loop, and Ridge Trail at Skyline Hike to Sugarloaf Peak, the Tuteur Loop, and Ridge Trail at Skyline

This is a great local hike in Napa at Skyline Wilderness park to its highest point and the first of a number of segments of the Napa Solano Ridge Trail.

Hiking the Hoffnagle Loop in Angwin Hiking the Hoffnagle Loop in Angwin Hiking the Hoffnagle Loop in Angwin

Great hike through private and protected land overlooking the Napa Valley and the town of Calistoga. On this trip we were treated to distant downpours and great clouds.

Hiking the Valentine Vista Trail at Moore Creek Park Hiking the Valentine Vista Trail at Moore Creek Park Hiking the Valentine Vista Trail at Moore Creek Park

This 8.5 mile hike takes you on the Bay Area Ridge Trail and winds along Moore Creek, with a couple creek crossings, before climbing into the hills overlooking Lake Hennessey.

Short hike to Linda Falls in Angwin Napa County Short hike to Linda Falls in Angwin Napa County Short hike to Linda Falls in Angwin Napa County

This short hike to Linda Falls in Angwin treats hikers to a great waterfall that will inspire the photographer in everyone.

Winter hike up Maggie's Peak and to Devil's Well waterfall in Napa Winter hike up Maggie's Peak and to Devil's Well waterfall in Napa Winter hike up Maggie's Peak and to Devil's Well waterfall in Napa

A great hike in Napa County through Napa Land Trust lands takes you to the top of Maggie’s Peak for some great views before descending to the multiple falls at Devil’s Well.

Hike to Holms Place and Beyond on the Oat Hill Mine and Palisades Trail Hike to Holms Place and Beyond on the Oat Hill Mine and Palisades Trail Hike to Holms Place and Beyond on the Oat Hill Mine and Palisades Trail

Great 12 mile out and back hike with gorgeous fall colors overlooking Napa Valley on the Oat Hill Mine and Palisades Trail.

Hike to Veteran's Peak in Yountville Hike to Veteran's Peak in Yountville Hike to Veteran's Peak in Yountville

Pretty hike on a not-so-maintained hike to Veteran’s Peak in Yountville behind the Veteran’s home.

Fall hike through Maggie's Peak and Devil's Well in Napa Fall hike through Maggie's Peak and Devil's Well in Napa Fall hike through Maggie's Peak and Devil's Well in Napa

A nice showing of Fall colors, this hike to Maggie’s Peak and Devil’s Well is a personal favorite any time of year, but it’s a real treat after some rainfall.

Hike to Table Rock and the Palisades Trail from Mount Saint Helena to Oat Hill Mine Rd. Hike to Table Rock and the Palisades Trail from Mount Saint Helena to Oat Hill Mine Rd. Hike to Table Rock and the Palisades Trail from Mount Saint Helena to Oat Hill Mine Rd.

An excellent one way shuttled hike from Robert Louis Stevenson State Park to the Oat Hill Mine Rd. trailhead in Calistoga offers a technical trail full of excellent views of the Napa Valley.

Hike on the Smittle Creek Trail at Berryessa Hike on the Smittle Creek Trail at Berryessa Hike on the Smittle Creek Trail at Berryessa

A ranger-led hike on the Smittle Creek Trail at Lake Berryessa is an informative hike along the lake and creeks full of wildflowers and wildlife

Hiking the new trails at Moore Creek Park Regional Park and Open Space in Napa Hiking the new trails at Moore Creek Park Regional Park and Open Space in Napa Hiking the new trails at Moore Creek Park Regional Park and Open Space in Napa

Moore Creek Regional Park and Open Space is a new park in Napa with trails that are still under construction. One trail is complete offering 3.8 miles of hiking, with two others being constructed. Great views, a hidden pool and diverse terrain intermixed with cows.

Hiking the Stanly Ranch Public Trails and SF Bay Trail in Napa Hiking the Stanly Ranch Public Trails and SF Bay Trail in Napa Hiking the Stanly Ranch Public Trails and SF Bay Trail in Napa

Near the intersection of Hwy 29 and 12 in Napa is a trailhead for the Stanly Ranch Public Trails which are a non-contiguous (for now) portion of the San Francisco Bay Trail whose goal is to encircle the bay with a trail for hiking, biking and jogging. Perhaps the least exciting place to hike for right now…

Hike through the trails near Los Posadas State Forest Hike through the trails near Los Posadas State Forest Hike through the trails near Los Posadas State Forest

This area in Angwin is a great stop for mountain biking or hiking with many unnamed trails meandering through the oak and redwood forests near Los Posadas State Forest.

Hiking from Aetna Springs to Wild Lake through Napa County Hiking from Aetna Springs to Wild Lake through Napa County Hiking from Aetna Springs to Wild Lake through Napa County

A beautiful and serene hike from Aetna Springs to Wildlake through Napa County in late winter.

Hiking the Oat Hill Mine Trail in Calistoga Hiking the Oat Hill Mine Trail in Calistoga Hiking the Oat Hill Mine Trail in Calistoga

A beautiful historic hiking trail along an old wagon wheel rutted road which once led to Oat Hill Mine where material for quicksilver was mined until the 1960s.

Hiking the River to Ridge Trail in Napa Hiking the River to Ridge Trail in Napa Hiking the River to Ridge Trail in Napa

Free parking at Lincoln Park in Napa for the trailhead of the River to Ridge Trail in Napa offers a good hike with lots of options for loops through Skyline Wilderness Park.

Hiking to Traverso Homestead in Bothe-Napa State Park Hiking to Traverso Homestead in Bothe-Napa State Park Hiking to Traverso Homestead in Bothe-Napa State Park

The hike to Traverso Homestead in Bothe-Napa State Park gives visitors a taste of everything the Bothe-Napa State Park has to offer.

Hiking the Lake Hennessey Trail Hiking the Lake Hennessey Trail Hiking the Lake Hennessey Trail

A hike on the Lake Hennessey Trail in northern Napa county offers wildflowers, lake views and an abrupt end at a No Tresspassing sign.

Hiking American Canyon Wetlands, Napa River and SF Bay Trails Hiking American Canyon Wetlands, Napa River and SF Bay Trails Hiking American Canyon Wetlands, Napa River and SF Bay Trails

Hiking along serene San Francisco Bay wetlands converted from a landfill and salt production area. This is a birder’s paradise with a large amount of wildlife, both winged and not.

Hiking the John Hoffnagle Loop from Poppy Flats to Wild Lake and Rattlesnake Ridge Hiking the John Hoffnagle Loop from Poppy Flats to Wild Lake and Rattlesnake Ridge Hiking the John Hoffnagle Loop from Poppy Flats to Wild Lake and Rattlesnake Ridge

A fairly strenuous 11 mile hike on Napa Land Trust parklands, the John Hoffnagle Trail starts at Poppy Flats and takes you along Deer Lake, Wild Lake and Rattlesnake Ridge.

Hiking Maggie's Peak and Devil's Well in Archer Taylor Preserve Hiking Maggie's Peak and Devil's Well in Archer Taylor Preserve Hiking Maggie's Peak and Devil's Well in Archer Taylor Preserve

Gorgeous hike in Archer Taylor Preserve takes you to the top of Maggie’s Peak for a great view of the San Francisco Bay Area and to Devil’s Well and a number of other waterfalls while hiking among pines, maples and redwoods.

Hiking the Rector Reservoir Trail in Yountville Hiking the Rector Reservoir Trail in Yountville Hiking the Rector Reservoir Trail in Yountville

This little-known trail takes hikers above Rector Reservoir on Department of Fish and Game land with excellent views of the Napa Valley from the east.

Hiking the Napa River Trail North and South Segments Hiking the Napa River Trail North and South Segments Hiking the Napa River Trail North and South Segments

Two separated hikes along the Napa River Trail offer 10+ miles of hiking with two very different feels. Eventually this trail will be contiguous with a middle section added to connect them.

Hiking Zim Zim Falls Trail in Knoxville Wildlife Area Hiking Zim Zim Falls Trail in Knoxville Wildlife Area Hiking Zim Zim Falls Trail in Knoxville Wildlife Area

A hike through Knoxville Wildlife Area leading to a little known seasonal North San Francisco Bay Area Waterfall offers solitude and poison oak!

Spring Hike at Timberhill Park in Napa Spring Hike at Timberhill Park in Napa Spring Hike at Timberhill Park in Napa

Timberhill Park offers a nice serene hike among grassy hills and oak trees on the west side of Napa, CA. Bring your cowbell and you’ll fit right in. Take a side journey to a fun rope swing.

Hiking a loop trail to Sugarloaf Peak in Skyline Wilderness Park Hiking a loop trail to Sugarloaf Peak in Skyline Wilderness Park Hiking a loop trail to Sugarloaf Peak in Skyline Wilderness Park

This fairly long loop trail takes you to the top of Sugarloaf Peak in Skyline Wilderness Park in Napa, CA. The elevation change is about 2200 feet and this hike treats you to excellent views and a number of varying terrains

Short hike through Napa Ecological Reserve Short hike through Napa Ecological Reserve Short hike through Napa Ecological Reserve

A very short but bird-filled hike through Napa Ecological Reserve east of Yountville and north of Napa, CA.

Hiking Bothe Napa Valley State Park Coyote Point and Ritchey Canyon Hiking Bothe Napa Valley State Park Coyote Point and Ritchey Canyon Hiking Bothe Napa Valley State Park Coyote Point and Ritchey Canyon

A great hike in Napa Valley to Bothe Napa Valley State Park (on the closure list). This hike was to Coyote Peak and a couple other trails to make a loop through Ritchey Canyon.

Hiking Lake Marie and the Bay Area Ridge Trail in Skyline Wilderness Park Hiking Lake Marie and the Bay Area Ridge Trail in Skyline Wilderness Park Hiking Lake Marie and the Bay Area Ridge Trail in Skyline Wilderness Park

Skyline Wilderness Park is a county park in Napa with a lot of different activities including two of my favorites: Hiking and Disc Golf. Play an 18 hole course or hike one of the eight trails through the park.

Hiking Alston Park in the North Bay Area Hiking Alston Park in the North Bay Area Hiking Alston Park in the North Bay Area

A very dog-friendly park on the west side of Napa with an off-leash area. Several short trails to choose from, this is a very wide open park with very few trees surrounding a wine vineyard.

Skyline Wilderness Disc Golf course in Napa Skyline Wilderness Disc Golf course in Napa Skyline Wilderness Disc Golf course in Napa

Treat yourself to a day in the far North Bay for scenic discing at Skyline Wilderness’s 18-hole course in Napa, CA. Best in winter or spring while the grasses are green and the heat index low.