• 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

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.

Wildflower Guide

Download our new wildflower guide to learn more about Sonoma County's spring blooms. Save this easy-to-use guide to your phone, and take it along on your next hike or join us on guided wildflower walks.  

Trails Challenge

The Sonoma County Trails Challenge is an invitation to explore the Regional Parks. Participants are invited to hike, run, bike or ride at least 5 trails featured in the annual Trails Challenge guidebook anytime from June through September.

Trail Safety

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

  • When: September 21, 2019 from 6:30 9:30 PM
    Sonoma Valley Regional Park
    Celebrate the first day of autumn on a twilight walk. Experience the day slowly turning to night while we wait for the sounds of night creatures.
  • When: September 22, 2019 from 9:00 AM 12:30 PM

    North Sonoma Mountain Regional Park and Open Space Preserve
    Want to do a through hike from North Sonoma Mountain to Jack London Park or vice versa? Catch a ride on the Sugar Shuttle! 

  • When: September 28, 2019 from 9:00 11:30 AM

    Hood Mountain Regional Park / Sugarloaf State Park
    Do you want to do a through hike from Hood Mountain to Sugarloaf or vice versa? Ride the Sugar-Hood Shuttle.

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