• 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.

Trails Challenge

The 2018 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. Get your free guidebook (PDF: 4.63MB)

Trail Safety

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

  • When: September 26, 2018 from 8:30 10:30 AM

    Bird Walk Coastal Access Trail
    Fly by with the birds along the Pacific Flyway…fall migration is underway! Enjoy leisurely bird walks for all levels of experience on the last Wednesday of every month.

  • When: September 30, 2018 from 10:00 AM 12:00 PM

    Shiloh Ranch Regional Park
    Welcoming women of all ages to engage in a creative learning process that explores intimate connections with nature through analogy. 

  • When: October 2, 2018 from 10:00 11:30 AM

    Crane Creek Regional Park
    Enjoy leisurely walks with friendly, older adults. Explore plant and animal life, swap stories, and take a gentle 2-mile stroll along some of the county’s most accessible trails. All abilities are welcome!

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Take the Trails Challenge

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Download Your Guidebook
(PDF: 4.63 MB)

Hike 5 or more featured trails and get a T-shirt!