West County Regional Trail

Along Hwy 116 from Sebastopol to Forestville

  • Accessible areas
  • Biking
  • Birding
  • Equestrian Trails
  • Hiking/Walking Trails

Hours: The park opens at sunrise and closes at sunset.

Parking in Graton: No day use parking fee. Parking is available off Graton Road behind the old Graton Fire Station (Disabled parking available).

Parking in Forestville: No day use parking fee. Trailhead parking lot and picnic area on the south side of Ross Station Road where trail intersects road; Limited street parking at the west end of Pajaro Lane.

Dogs: Permitted on leash no longer than 6' in length. License required.

Accessibility: Paved, wheelchair accessible trails. Disabled parking available off Graton Road behind the old Graton Fire Station.

Restrictions: No restrooms or drinking water are available.

Ranger Phone: (707) 433-1625

The West County Regional Trail runs between Sebastopol and Forestville. This approximately 5.57 mile section of trail starts near the intersection of Mill Station Road and Highway 116 in Sebastopol, and ends in Forestville. Access to the trail is located off the following public streets: Highway 116, Occidental Road, Grey Street, Graton Road, Green Valley Road, Ross Station Road, Ross Branch Road, and Pajaro Lane.

From Rails to Trails

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 trails total fourteen miles long. The trails are paved for walking, bicycle riding, and roller skating. An unpaved equestrian trail runs parallel to the paved trail. Designated as a Community Millennium Trail by Former First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton, the trail offers beautiful views of farms, vineyards, and other agricultural lands. Fall and Spring are particularly beautiful times of the year to use the trails. Please note that the most northern trail section in Forestville has not been completed. For updated information, please contact us at (707) 565-2041.

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