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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Pebble Beach Coastal Access Trail in The Sea Ranch Photo
36498 Highway 1, The Sea Ranch, CA 95497

Sonoma County Regional Parks manages six public access trails in The Sea Ranch, a private community south of Gualala. Trails start at Highway 1 parking areas and cross bluff-top meadows and forests to…

Montini Open Space Preserve Photo
Fourth Street W., Sonoma, CA 95476

The Montini Open Space Preserve is covered with oak woodland, large rock outcroppings (including an historical rock quarry), and open grassland. The trails offer beautiful views of Sonoma Valley, San…

Tolay Lake Regional Park Photo
5869 Cannon Lane, Petaluma, CA 94954

Tolay Lake Regional Park is located about 8 miles southeast of Petaluma, bordered by hills between the Petaluma River and Sonoma. At 3,402 acres, Tolay Lake is the largest of Sonoma County's regional…

Monte Rio Community Beach Photo
20488 Highway 116, Monte Rio, CA 95462

Monte Rio Beach is the largest public beach on the lower Russian River and is ADA accessible. East of the Monte Rio Bridge and known locally as Big Rocky Beach, this is the location of the…

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…

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