Wonders of the Wild Hike

April 6, 2019 from 9:00 AM 2:00 PM

Hood Mountain Regional Park - South Entrance

1450 Pythian Road

Santa Rosa, CA 95409
38.45192222, -122.5741331

The parks in spring are a remarkable sight, and we hope you’ll get out to enjoy Mother Nature’s show with our free Wildflower Wanderings series. Advance registration is required and parking is $7 or free for Regional Parks members. For more information, contact Stefanie Landman by email at  Stefanie.Landman@sonoma-county.org or by phone at (707) 539-2865.

Early Spring Beauties

Sunday, March 22 • 10AM-2PM
North Sonoma Mountain Regional Park

This event is cancelled.
Search for early bloomers beneath the redwoods, along Matanzas Creek, amidst heritage oaks and throughout open meadows as we climb the north slope of Sonoma Mountain. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy over breathtaking views from Bennett Valley overlook on this intermediate 5-mile roundtrip hike.

Flower Identification Tricks and Tips

Saturday, April 4 • 10AM-12PM
Taylor Mountain Regional Park - Petaluma Hill Road Entrance

This event is cancelled.
Discover what’s in bloom this season. Learn how to identify common flowers using your observation skills on this informative 2 mile walk with grand valley vistas.

What's the Buzz about Pollinators?

Sunday, April 19 • 2-4PM 
Crane Creek Regional Park

This event is cancelled.
Explore the wondrous wildflowers at Crane Creek Regional Park. Learn about the adaptations of flowers and the role of pollinators as we walk along Crane Creek past two wildflower meadows. We will enjoy a 2-mile walk that is family friendly and easily paced. 

What's in Bloom?

Sunday, April 26 • 9AM-2PM
Tolay Lake Regional Park

This event is cancelled.
Experience spring’s riches and discover rare, diverse and abundant displays of native wildflowers. Enjoy amazing views of San Pablo Bay and beyond on this 6-mile, semi-strenuous hike through open, rolling grasslands. Bring a hat, sunscreen, plenty of water and a picnic lunch.

Folklore & Fact

Saturday, May 2 • 10AM-12PM
Sonoma Valley Regional Park

This event is cancelled.
Enjoy a relaxing walk along a creek in oak woodlands. We will explore the treasures of springtime and search for the different flowers on the trail, discovering fascinating facts, legends, and uses of native California flowers. 

Visit Hood Mountain Regional Park and Preserve

Hood Mountain Regional Park hikers by Ed Kent

Hood Mountain Regional Park consists of 1,750 acres of wilderness with outstanding hiking, mountain biking and equestrian trails.