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  • Hiker looking at view from Gunsight Rock

    Hike to the top and enjoy the view from Gunsight Rock.

  • Hikers at Stillwater Cove

    Meander through fern lined canyons beneath majestic redwoods.

  • Taylor Mountain hikers

    Hike through sweeping grasslands and oak woodlands on your way to the top.

  • Helen Putnam couple hiking

    Cross grassy hillsides and wind through groves of heritage oaks.

  • Laguna de Santa Rosa hikers near vineyard

    Discover the biologically diverse landscape of Sonoma County’s largest freshwater wetland.

  • Spring Lake father hiking with child

    Grab the kids for a family hike that circles the lake.


Hiking is by far the most popular activity in Sonoma County's parks. With 150 miles of trails leading to beaches, mountains, forests, lakes, and meadows, it's easy to discover the beauty and benefits of time spent in nature.

Join us on a guided hike or explore on your own by browsing the Find a Park page. There, you can view, print, or download trail maps from individual park pages.

Popular Hikes

Regional Parks have trails at all levels of difficulty: easy, moderate and challenging.  Try some of our recommendations!

Trail Safety

Tips for staying safe and healthy while you enjoy hiking in our Regional Parks.

  • When: March 31, 2018 from 10:00 AM 12:00 PM

    Shiloh Ranch Regional Park
    How are the parks recovering from the Sonoma County wildfires? Join a Regional Parks naturalist on a moderate-level 4-mile hike in Shiloh Ranch Regional Park southeast of Windsor.

  • When: April 7, 2018 from 10:00 AM 1:00 PM

    North Sonoma Mountain Regional Park
    Guided hikes in Spanish for the whole family! Explore different natural and cultural themes on a 2-3 mile walk, and then enjoy a potluck lunch together. Bring plates, utensils, and a healthy lunch dish to share.

  • When: April 8, 2018 from 10:00 AM 2:00 PM

    North Sonoma Mountain Regional Park
    Explore the park’s spring wildflowers and the rich biodiversity. Search for blooms beneath the majestic redwoods, along Matanzas creek, amidst beautiful oaks and throughout open meadows as we climb the north slope of Sonoma Mountain. Enjoy lunch and breathtaking views from the Bennett Valley Overlook on this 5-mile hike.

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Cloudy Day Hikes in Sonoma County

Laguna Trail with clouds

A special thing about winter hiking is the show often taking place in the sky.

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