Adventures Tagged: Sonoma

Camping and Crabbing at Doran Beach Camping and Crabbing at Doran Beach Camping and Crabbing at Doran Beach

A great camping area on the coast in Sonoma County, Doran Beach offers great fishing and crabbing with the option to camp.

Hiking the Canyon Creek Waterfall and Beyond in Sugarloaf Ridge State Park Hiking the Canyon Creek Waterfall and Beyond in Sugarloaf Ridge State Park Hiking the Canyon Creek Waterfall and Beyond in Sugarloaf Ridge State Park

This is a great hike to a seasonal waterfall on the Canyon Creek trail at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park, continuing on to a nice loop around the meadow at the center of this park.

Mushroom foray and hike at Salt Point State Park Mushroom foray and hike at Salt Point State Park Mushroom foray and hike at Salt Point State Park

My first mushroom foray proved extremely bountiful through the pygmy and coastal forest of Salt Point State Park.

Rainy hike through Jack London State Historic Park Rainy hike through Jack London State Historic Park Rainy hike through Jack London State Historic Park

A gorgeous fall hike on a rainy day through Jack London State Historic Park with a wine picnic among giant redwoods and ferns.

Hiking the Kortum Trail at Sonoma Coast State Park Hiking the Kortum Trail at Sonoma Coast State Park Hiking the Kortum Trail at Sonoma Coast State Park

A gorgeous but foggy coastal hike on the Kortum trail from Shell Beach to Goat Rock Beach offers a great hike through coastal wetlands on wooden walkways and a great view of shale bluffs and the Pacific coast from Sonoma Coast State Park.

Hiking the Brushy Peaks Trail to Bald Mountain in Sugarloaf Ridge SP Hiking the Brushy Peaks Trail to Bald Mountain in Sugarloaf Ridge SP Hiking the Brushy Peaks Trail to Bald Mountain in Sugarloaf Ridge SP

Sugarloaf Ridge State Park has several trails that offer good exercise and great views. From the Planet Walk to the trails near Bald Mountain this is one of my personal favorite north bay hiking spots.

Hike at Crane Creek Regional Park in Rohnert Park Hike at Crane Creek Regional Park in Rohnert Park Hike at Crane Creek Regional Park in Rohnert Park

Whether you’re disc golfing or hiking, Crane Creek offers gorgeous views in the Spring with green grass, wildflowers and oaks covered with spanish moss.

Hike through Helen Putnam Regional Park in Petaluma Hike through Helen Putnam Regional Park in Petaluma Hike through Helen Putnam Regional Park in Petaluma

An easy 5 mile hike through Helen Putnam Regional Park in Petaluma offers views of hills of rolling grasses and oak savannah.

Hike through Mount Hood Regional Park and Open Space Preserve Hike through Mount Hood Regional Park and Open Space Preserve Hike through Mount Hood Regional Park and Open Space Preserve

This fantastic north bay hike to the summit and beyond in Mount Hood Regional Park and Open Space Preserve is challenging but very rewarding with great views and a mix of terrains and trail types.

Walk through Maxwell Farms Regional Park Sonoma Walk through Maxwell Farms Regional Park Sonoma Walk through Maxwell Farms Regional Park Sonoma

A short stroll through Maxwell Farms Regional Park in Sonoma brings pleasant views of oak and bay trees along a nice creek. Easy walking with no hills.

Hike at Sonoma Valley Regional Park Hike at Sonoma Valley Regional Park Hike at Sonoma Valley Regional Park

A nice short hike through oak woodlands with a lake through Sonoma Valley Regional Park in Glen Ellen.

Hiking trails at Shiloh Ranch Regional Park in Windsor Hiking trails at Shiloh Ranch Regional Park in Windsor Hiking trails at Shiloh Ranch Regional Park in Windsor

Several short loop hikes to choose from through Oak woodlands and grassy hills in Windsor, CA.

Hiking the Sonoma Ridge Trail in Jack London State Historic Park Hiking the Sonoma Ridge Trail in Jack London State Historic Park Hiking the Sonoma Ridge Trail in Jack London State Historic Park

A great trail in spring, the Sonoma Ridge Trail is part of the Bay Area Ridge Trail offering wildflowers, butterflies, historic sites and some great views.

Loop hike through Annadel State Park in Santa Rosa Loop hike through Annadel State Park in Santa Rosa Loop hike through Annadel State Park in Santa Rosa

A 10 mile loop trail through Santa Rosa’s Anndel State Park offers great northern California meadow views, Ilsanjo Lake, and lots of red clay trails with a number of boulders scattered about.

Hiking Healdsburg Open Space Preserve Trails Hiking Healdsburg Open Space Preserve Trails Hiking Healdsburg Open Space Preserve Trails

Healdsburg Open Space Preserve offers a fairly new network of trails with several loops and a small pond (Fox pond) for hikers with views of Healdsburg Simi Valley and the Russian River.

Sonoma Overlook Trail Hike Sonoma Overlook Trail Hike Sonoma Overlook Trail Hike

A short hike with good views overlooking the city of Sonoma and into the San Francisco Bay, the Sonoma Overlook Trail offers a few miles of single track trails and a couple loop choices.

Hiking Bald Mountain in Sugarloaf Ridge State Park Hiking Bald Mountain in Sugarloaf Ridge State Park Hiking Bald Mountain in Sugarloaf Ridge State Park

A hike to the top of Bald Mountain (2729 ft) in Sonoma County’s Sugarloaf Ridge State Park in Kenwood offers a multitude of biomes, excellent wildlife viewing, and supreme views of the North San Francisco Bay Area.