Pepperwood Preserve

Pepperwood is a leader in forging solutions to advance the health of Northern California’s land, water and wildlife.

  • Pepperwood Preserve Photo
  • View of Mount Saint Helena from Pepperwood Photo 2
  • TeenNat interns explore a forest at Pepperwood Photo 3
  • Spring wildflower bloom at Pepperwood Photo 4
  • Budding Biologists summer camp at Pepperwood Photo 5
  • Pepperwood Preserve Photo
  • View of Mount Saint Helena from Pepperwood Photo 2
  • TeenNat interns explore a forest at Pepperwood Photo 3
  • Spring wildflower bloom at Pepperwood Photo 4
  • Budding Biologists summer camp at Pepperwood Photo 5
  • Description
  • Reviews
  • Pepperwood is a leader in forging solutions to advance the health of Northern California’s land, water and wildlife. Our Dwight Center for Conservation Science produces cutting-edge research, provides comprehensive environmental education for all ages, and facilitates an innovative citizen science initiative. We use our 3,200 acre nature preserve as a living laboratory to engage students, volunteers, and scientists in applied conservation. Pepperwood’s singular focus is applying science to safeguard the future of nature for generations to come.

    Pepperwood is open to the public through a robust variety of events and activities, including hikes, lectures, classes, and special open houses. We also have a membership program that provides access to exclusive events and other benefits. For a list of activities and classes, or to learn more about Pepperwood's membership program, please visit our website.

    • Wonderful hiking and education

      For a wonderful hiking experience, recommend the guided public tours. Takes you through the preserve with a staff docent educating you along the way. Great way to learn about California flora and...

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    • Beautiful location with stunning views

      This is a beautiful location to take in some fabulous views of Sonoma County. Found it worthwhile to make the trip.

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    • Gorgeous part of the county

      Not always open to the public, but a staple in area school fieldtrip rosters. Check the website for those rare weekends when families can come through with their children to learn of the flora/fauna...

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