Day Hikes Around Sonoma County: 125 Great Hikes

Day Hikes Around Sonoma County: 125 Great Hikes

by Robert Stone (2)

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ISBN-13: 9781573420723
Publisher: Day Hike Books, Inc.
Publication date: 03/07/2016
Edition description: 2nd Edition
Pages: 448
Sales rank: 793,516
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Since 1991, Robert Stone has been writer, photographer, and publisher of Day Hike Books. He is a Los Angeles Times Best Selling Author and an award-winning journalist of the Rocky Mountain Outdoor Writers and Photographers, the Outdoor Writers Association of California, the Northwest Outdoor Writers Association, the Bay Area Travel Writers, and the Outdoor Writers Association of America. Robert resides summers in Red Lodge, Montana, and winters near Morro Bay, California.

Titles of author's four most recent books:
Day Hikes Around Los Angeles, 6th Edition (2015); 9781573420716
Day Hikes Around San Luis Obispo, 3rd Edition (2015); 9781573420709
Day Hikes Day Hikes Around Big Sur, 2nd Edition (2014); 9781573420686
Day Hikes in Grand Teton National Park, 5th Edition (2014); 9781573420693

Table of Contents

COASTAL HIKES

North Coast

North Coast: Mendonoma (Hikes 1–11)
1. Manchester State Beach
2. Northern Bluffs and the Garcia River: Stornetta Public Lands
3. Southern Bluffs: Stornetta Public Lands
4. Point Arena • Point Arena Lighthouse: Stornetta Public Lands
5. Moat Creek Beach • Ross Creek Beach
6. Schooner Gulch State Beach and Bowling Ball Beach
7. Gualala River Trail: Gualala Point Regional Park
8. Whale Watch Point: Gualala Point Regional Park
9. Coastal Bluff Top Trail • Salal Cove: Gualala Point Regional Park • Sea Ranch
10. Coastal Bluff Top Trail at Sea Ranch: Salal Trail to Walk-On Beach: Gualala Point Regional Park to Sea Ranch
11. Sea Ranch Beaches Access Trails

Central Coast Sonoma County: Stewarts Point to Jenner

Central Coast (Hikes 12–25)
Salt Point State Park (Hikes 12–19)
12. Fisk Mill Cove to Horseshoe Point: Salt Point State Park
13. Bluff Trail: Fisk Mill Cove to Stump Beach–Salt Point State Park
14. Stump Beach Trail: Salt Point State Park
15. Salt Point Trail: Gerstle Cove to Stump Beach: Salt Point State Park
16. South Gerstle Trail and the Southern Bluffs: Salt Point State Park
17. Pygmy Forest: North Trail–Central Trail Loop: Salt Point State Park
18. The Prairie: Central Trail–South Trail Loop: Salt Point State Park
19. Plantation and Prairie Trails • San Andreas Rift Zone: Salt Point State Park
20. Kruse Rhododendron State Natural Reserve
21. Stillwater Cove Regional Park

Fort Ross State Historic Park (Hikes 22–25)
22. Fort Ross Orchard and Spyra Memorial Grove to Kolmer Gulch Camp: Fort Ross State Historic Park
23. Lower Kolmer Gulch to Coastal Overlook: Fort Ross State Historic Park
24. Fort Ross North Headlands: Fort Ross State Historic Park
25. Fort Ross Cove–Russian Cemetery: Fort Ross Cove • Southern Bluffs: Fort Ross State Historic Park

Southern Coast: Jenner to Bodega Bay • Sonoma Coast State Park

Southern Coast (Hikes 26–37)
26. Vista Trail
27. Russian Gulch
28. North Jenner Headland: North Jenner Bluffs
29. North Jenner Bluffs
30. Goat Rock Beach to Harbor Seal Nursery
31. Kortum Trail: north end • Blind Beach to Shell Beach
32. Kortum Trail: south end • Shell Beach to Wright’s Beach
33. Pomo Canyon Trail: Pomo Canyon Campground to Shell Beach

Bodega Head (Hikes 34–37)
34. Bodega Head
35. Horseshoe Cove Overlook: Bodega Head
36. Bird Walk Coastal Access Path: Doran Park Marsh
37. Pinnacle Gulch: Bodega Bay

INLAND HIKES

North Central Sonoma County: Guerneville • Forestville • Windsor • Lake Sonoma

North Sonoma County (Hikes 38–48)
38. Cloverdale River Park

Lake Sonoma Recreation Area (Hikes 39–43)
39. Woodland Ridge Trail: Lake Sonoma Recreation Area
40. South Lake Trail to Skaggs Springs Vista: Lake Sonoma Recreation Area
41. Little Flat to Bummer Peak: Lake Sonoma Recreation Area
42. Dry Creek Trail: Lone Rock to Gray Pine Flat: Lake Sonoma Recreation Area
43. Half-A-Canoe Loop: Lake Sonoma Recreation Area
44. Healdsburg Ridge Open Space Preserve

Armstrong Redwoods • Austin Creek (Hikes 45–48)
45. Armstrong Nature Trail: Pioneer Trail, Icicle Tree Trail and Discovery Trail: Armstrong Redwoods State Reserve
46. East Ridge–Pool Ridge Loop: Armstrong Redwoods State Reserve and Austin Creek State Recreation Area
47. Gilliam Creek Trail–East Austin Creek: East Loop: Austin Creek State Recreation Area
48. Gilliam Creek Trail–East Austin Creek: Double Loop: Austin Creek State Recreation Area

Calistoga Area: Robert Louis Stevenson State Park • Bothe-Napa Valley State Park

Calistoga Area (Hikes 49–60)
49. Petrified Forest

Robert Louis Stevenson State Park (Hikes 50–55)
50. Stevenson Memorial Trail: Robert Louis Stevenson State Park
51. Mount Saint Helena Trail: Robert Louis Stevenson State Park
52. Table Rock: Robert Louis Stevenson State Park
53. Table Rock Trail–Palisades Trail: Holm’s Place from the north: Robert Louis Stevenson State Park
54. Historic Oak Hill Mine Road: Holm’s Place from the south: Robert Louis Stevenson State Park
55. Table Rock Trail–Palisades Trail–Historic Oat Hill Mine Road • one-way shuttle: Robert Louis Stevenson State Park

Bothe–Napa Valley State Park (Hikes 56–60)
56. Coyote Peak Trail–Ritchey Canyon Loop: Bothe–Napa Valley State Park
57. Lower Ritchey Canyon Loop: Bothe-Napa Valley State Park
58. Middle Ritchey Canyon Loop: Bothe-Napa Valley State Park
59. Upper Ritchey Canyon Loop to Traverso Homestead: Bothe-Napa Valley State Park
60. Bale Grist Mill State Historic Park: Bothe-Napa Valley State Park

Central Sonoma County: Santa Rosa • Sebastopol • Rohnert Park

Central Sonoma County: Santa Rosa Area (Hikes 61–78)
61. Steelhead Beach Regional Park
62. Riverfront Regional Park
63. West County Regional Trail: Forestville to Graton
64. Joe Rodota Trail from Sebastopol
65. Laguna de Santa Rosa Wetland Preserve
66. Laguna de Santa Rosa Trail
67. Ragle Ranch Regional Park
68. Santa Rosa Creek Trail: East • Willowside Road to Fulton Road
69. Santa Rosa Creek Trail: West • Willowside Road to Delta Pond
70. Colgan Creek Trail
71. Perimeter Loop: Foothill Regional Park
72. The Three Ponds: Foothill Regional Park
73. South Ridge–Ridge–Canyon Loop: Shiloh Ranch Regional Park
74. Ridge Trail–Creekside Loop: Shiloh Ranch Regional Park
75. Big Leaf–South Ridge–Ridge Loop: Shiloh Ranch Regional Park
76. Taylor Mountain Open Space Preserve
77. Copeland Creek Trail
78. Crane Creek Regional Park

South Central Sonoma County • Santa Rosa to Sonoma

South Central Sonoma County (Hikes 79–110)
79. Howarth Park
80. Spring Lake Regional Park

Annadel State Park (Hikes 81–85)
81. Cobblestone–Orchard Loop: Annadel State Park
82. Lake Ilsanjo: Annadel State Park
83. Two Quarry Trail to Ledson Marsh: Annadel State Park
84. Ledson Marsh: Two Quarry–Lawndale Shuttle: Annadel State Park
85. Lawndale Trail–Schultz Canyon Loop: Annadel State Park

Hood Mountain Regional Park map (Hikes 86–90)
86. Lower Johnson Ridge Trail to Merganser Pond and Blue Heron Pond • Hood Mountain Regional Park
87. Hood Mountain from Pythian Road: Hood Mountain–Route 1 • Hood Mountain Regional Park
88. Hood Mountain from Los Alamos Road: Hood Mountain–Route 2 • Hood Mountain Regional Park
89. Hood Mountain from Adobe Canyon Road: Hood Mountain–Route 3 • Sugarloaf Ridge State Park/Hood Mountain Regional Park
90. Hood Mountain Shuttle Hike • Sugarloaf Ridge State Park/Hood Mountain Regional Park

Sugarloaf Ridge State Park (Hikes 91–96)
91. Pony Gate–Canyon Loop: Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
92. Creekside Nature Trail: Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
93. Meadow–Hillside Loop: Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
94. Brushy Peaks–Gray Pine Loop (including the Planet Walk): Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
95. Bald Mountain–Headwaters–Vista Loop: Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
96. Bald Mountain–Gray Pine Loop: Sugarloaf Ridge State Park

Jack London State Historic Park map (Hikes 97–103)
97. Wolf House Ruins and Jack London’s Grave: Jack London State Historic Park
98. Beauty Ranch: Jack London State Historic Park
99. Lake Trail Loop: Jack London State Historic Park
100. Ancient Redwood, Fern Lake and Historic Orchard: Jack London State Historic Park
101. Woodcutter’s Meadow–Asbury Creek Loop: Jack London State Historic Park
102. Sonoma Ridge Trail: Jack London State Historic Park
103. Sonoma Mountain Trail to Summit: Jack London State Historic Park
104. North Sonoma Mountain Ridge Trail: North Sonoma Mountain Regional Park and Open Space
105. Umbrella Tree Trail: North Sonoma Mountain Regional Park and Open Space
106. Sonoma Valley Regional Park
107. Maxwell Farms Regional Park
108. Sonoma Overlook Trail
109. Sonoma Bike Path
110. Bartholomew Memorial Park

Southern Sonoma County: San Pablo Bay • Novato • Petaluma
Southern Sonoma County (Hikes 111–125)
111. Newell Open Space Preserve
Napa–Sonoma Marshes: San Pablo Bay
112. Huichica Creek Unit: Napa–Sonoma Marshes Wildlife Area
113. Hudeman Slough Nature Trail: Ringstrom Bay Unit: Napa–Sonoma Marshes Wildlife Area
114. Napa River Unit: Napa–Sonoma Marshes Wildlife Area
115. San Pablo Bay National Wildlife Refuge: Lower Tubbs Island • Tolak Creek
116. Helen Putnam Regional Park
117. Alman Marsh: Petaluma Marina to Shollenbrger Park
118. Shollenberger Park
119. Causeway Trail to Three Bridges Vista Point: Tolay Lake Regional Park
120. Fish Pond and Vista Pond Loop: Tolay Lake Regional Park
121. Olompali State Historic Park
122. Mount Burdell Open Space Preserve
123. Rush Creek Open Space Preserve
124. Deer Island Open Space Preserve
125. Indian Valley Open Space Preserve

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