Outdoor Activities in Sonoma County

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Connect with the land in Sonoma County, one of California’s most diverse natural destinations. More than 60 regional and state parks beckon travelers to hike through redwood forests, paddle along the coast or down rivers, or just sit down and enjoy the sounds of nature.

More daring explorers may opt to zip line with Sonoma Canopy Tours. Check out our guides to outdoor activities, cycling, hiking, camping, and backpacking in Sonoma County.

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leave no trace logo in 200Together, we can protect and preserve the beauty and natural resources of Sonoma County for generations to come. Check out our page on Sustainable Travel, and look over the Leave No Trace Seven Principles.

Health & Safety Update: As temperatures rise in Sonoma County, so does the risk of potentially harmful algal blooms in water environments, such as the Russian River. Currently, there are educational health advisories in place and the Russian River is open to visitors. Should conditions change to support the growth of blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) and Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs), information will be posted on the County webpage along with recommended health precautions. Information will be updated as needed. Learn more here.

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Sonoma County Vineyard Adventures Photo
Various locations around Sonoma County, Santa Rosa, CA 95401

Sonoma County Winegrowers is proud to bring you Vineyard Adventures! Sonoma County Vineyard Adventures are complimentary, self-guided vineyard walks at various wineries throughout our diverse wine…

Sonoma County Photo
1701 B W. College Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95401

Hop in a kayak, lace up your shoes, and get ready to see why Sonoma County is so special!! Join our excellent and knowledgeable local guides and find the hidden corners of "Wine Country". Smart Tours…

Coastwalk Photo
555 S. Main Street, Suite 3 Sebastopol, CA 95472

Coastwalk California offers guided hiking adventures to inspire people to steward the Coast and advocate for the completion of the California Coastal Trail-once completed it will be a 1200 mile ribbon…

Sonoma Raceway Photo
29355 Arnold Drive, Highways 121 & 37 Sonoma, CA 95476

Set against the picturesque hills of the Sonoma Valley wine country is Sonoma Raceway, a world-class racing facility featuring a 2.52-mile road course, drag strip, and complete karting center. With…

West County Regional Trail Photo
Santa Rosa to Sebastopol, Sebastopol, CA 95472

The West County Regional & Joe Rodota Trails are built along land that was once the Petaluma and Santa Rosa Railway, a line that linked Petaluma and Santa Rosa with Sebastopol and Forestville. The…

Bluff Top Coastal Access Trail in The Sea Ranch Photo
Coastal Access, Stewarts Point, CA 95480

The Bluff Top Trail winds 3 miles one way from Gualala Point Regional Park to the Walk On Beach Trail. The trailhead at Gualala Point is a dirt path branching off from the paved trail south of the…

Black Point Coastal Access Trail in The Sea Ranch Photo
35050 Highway 1, The Sea Ranch, CA 95497

The quarter-mile Black Point Trail is the southernmost of the six Sea Ranch public access points. It is also the longest beach among the access trails. Black Point Beach is a sandy shore that curves…