Adventures Tagged: Solano County

Hiking at the Grizzly Island Wildlife Area Hiking at the Grizzly Island Wildlife Area Hiking at the Grizzly Island Wildlife Area

Without a defined trail to follow, this flat and windy wildlife area allows you to explore at your whim. I saw a ton of tule elk, sea otters, ducks and other birds on my adventure.

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.

Guided hike on the private trail to Green Valley Falls in Fairfield Guided hike on the private trail to Green Valley Falls in Fairfield Guided hike on the private trail to Green Valley Falls in Fairfield

Who knew such a great waterfall existed so close to home? No stranger to Bay Area waterfalls, I’m going to say this guided hike to Green Valley Falls is definitely in the top 3.

Hiking Lynch Canyon into Newell Open Space Preserve Hiking Lynch Canyon into Newell Open Space Preserve Hiking Lynch Canyon into Newell Open Space Preserve

A counterclockwise 7 mile loop through Lynch Canyon and into Newell Open Space Preserve offers nice views of the San Pablo Bay, Mt. Diablo, Mt. Tamalpais, and Mount Saint Helena as you wind through the grassland hills. Lots of cow encounters await as well.

Hiking Lynch Canyon Open Space Hiking Lynch Canyon Open Space Hiking Lynch Canyon Open Space

Cows, mushrooms, and views of Napa Valley and the northern section of the San Francisco Bay await you on this loop hike through Lynch Canyon Open Space.

Hike on the trails at Benicia State Recreation Area Hike on the trails at Benicia State Recreation Area Hike on the trails at Benicia State Recreation Area

Probably best during warm weather, this hike through Benicia SRA offers nice views of the most narrow portion of the San Francisco Bay and includes unique views of the Carquinez Bridge.

Hike on the Stebbins Cold Canyon Reserve at Lake Berryessa Hike on the Stebbins Cold Canyon Reserve at Lake Berryessa Hike on the Stebbins Cold Canyon Reserve at Lake Berryessa

This fairly short but strenuous hike offers a good workout and great views of Lake Berryessa, and the higher peaks of the Central Coast Range including Mount Saint Helena.

Hike in Lynch Canyon Open Space in Solano County Hike in Lynch Canyon Open Space in Solano County Hike in Lynch Canyon Open Space in Solano County

Currently only open weekends, this hike through Lynch Canyon Open Space has great views of Napa valley and the San Francisco Bay with over 10 miles of trails to choose from.

Hiking the Rockville Hills Regional Park in Fairfield Hiking the Rockville Hills Regional Park in Fairfield Hiking the Rockville Hills Regional Park in Fairfield

A nice, small park with a vast number of trails, grasslands, oak woodlands, a lake and a number of rock formations and boulders offers nice views of the east bay.