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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Well Trained Horses Photo
11114 Falstaff Road, Sebastopol, CA 95472

Well Trained Horses, a North Bay Area 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is dedicated to rescuing, rehabilitating, and re-homing horses, while offering low cost education to many. These horses have…

Spoke Folk Cyclery in Healdsburg Photo
201 Center Street, Healdsburg, CA 95448

Cycle-tour one of the most beautiful areas in the world, the Sonoma County Wine Country. Ride through picturesque vineyard landscapes in the famous Dry Creek, Alexander and Russian River Valleys,…

Thunderbird Ranch Photo
9455 Highway 128, Healdsburg, CA 95448

Traverse over 600 scenic acres in beautiful Alexander Valley aboard one of our fine trail horses. Enjoy the vista of lush green vineyards, the Russian River, and picturesque rolling hills (bring your…

Horse jump at Sonoma Equestrian Park Photo
7600 Lakeville Highway, Petaluma, CA 94954

Situated on the banks of the Petaluma River, Sonoma Horse Park is a world-class horse show facility located just 25 miles north of San Francisco in Southern Sonoma County. The 60-acre facility boasts…

Chanslor Stables Photo
2660 N. Highway 1, Bodega Bay, CA 94923

Chanslor Stables at Chanslor Ranch located in Bodega Bay, CA, is a full service, operating horse ranch for the whole family. There are activities for all ages and kinds of Buckaroos and Buckarettes…

Sonoma Adventures Photo
Contact us directly, Sonoma, CA 95476

Our regularly scheduled lunch tours travel to some of the most outstanding wineries in the Sonoma area, revealing the history and beauty of the countryside on quiet roads. Each tour is led by a local…