Category Archives: Hiking

New county trail links coastal communities

A new trail has been dedicated at Bodega Bay. Called the Coastal Prairie Trail, it is part of the Bodega Bay Trail system and is a segment of the California Coastal Trail. The Coastal Prairie Trail begins at the Bodega Bay Community Center on the west side of Highway 1 just past Bay Hill Road.…
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Getting the Most from Outdoor life in Bodega Bay by Sue Hughes

Certainly the main attraction for tourists and locals alike at Bodega Bay is the stunning scenery here. It is so breathtaking that it’s more than easy to just get caught up in this with walks and hikes of varying levels. What is particularly great about this area, though, is the vast array of different outdoor activities with…
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California Coastal Access Guide

The California coast, from the majestic redwoods and rocky shores in the north to the palm trees and wide, sandy beaches in the south, is an area of unsurpassed beauty and diversity. This revised and expanded sixth edition of the California Coastal Access Guide is an essential handbook for both new and seasoned visitors exploring California's majestic…
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Trails Challenge 2014

The Sonoma County Trails Challenge invites you to explore the Regional Parks and do something good for your body and mind! The Trails Challenge encourages you to hike five or more different trails featured in a new Trails Challenge guidebook (22.36 MB) anytime before Nov. 30, 2014. "I am so happy about this Trails Challenge. Walking is…
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Bird Walk Coastal Access Trail

355 Highway 1, Bodega Bay Accessible areas Birding Hiking/Walking Trails Picnic Facilities Hours: The park opens at 7:00 a.m. and closes at sunset. Parking: $7 per vehicle for day use. $1 per person (vehicles with 10 or more people) Dogs: Permitted on leash no longer than 6' in length. License required. Accessibility: Gravel, wheelchair accessible trails. Ranger Phone: (707) 875-3540…
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Austin Creek’s Bull Frog Pond Campground

Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods have opened the Austin Creek Bull Frog Pond campground to campers with access to 20 miles of back country hiking trails and amazing vistas from which to watch the sun go down and moon rise.

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Local Hiking Trails

The osmosis.com website is describing two local hikes for people looking to get outdoors and do something this weekend. The POMO RED HILL LOOP is described as a strenuous hike and the KORTUM TRAIL is described as a moderate to easy level walk.

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