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Annadel State Park Loops

Santa Rosa, CA

Annadel State Park Loops is a 16.6 mile loop trail located near Santa Rosa, California. The trails are mixed (hiking, mountain biking & horses) and is accessible year-round.

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Sonoma Coast State Beach: Bodega Head Trail
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9 Completed 6 Reviews

Really more of a walk/stroll than a hike but it's still very enjoyable. Go at your own pace, great views on a clear day (this time it wasn't) and some cool interpretive kiosks along the route.

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Doran Beach
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11 Completed 12 Reviews

Beautiful place. Came here from Santa Rosa after attending the Santa Rosa Air Show. I was with VFA-122 Flying Eagles in the airshow and thought that the beach here would be like any other beach in Cali. We got here and it was mostly cliffs, gravel, and rocky protrusions out from the sea with a crap ton of fog. But it was spectacular I can tell you that. My son had a blast. Even though I was not dressed for it I rock climbed about 20 feets in my casual shoes I had on. It warmed up and we went for lunch at some Deli at this gas station by the marina. Got some saltwater taffy and had a good day. Just beware the fog, other drivers, and the roads are very winding getting there.

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Sonoma Coast State Beach: Bodega Head Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

You will not be alone but is well worth the drive. Be prepared to have trouble parking on a nice day!
We did see two whales on this trip.

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Sonoma Coast State Beach: Bodega Head Trail
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6 Completed 3 Reviews

This is one of my favorite hikes to go on when I just need to get away from it all. They've built up the road a bit in the last couple years to get to it, but they've also blocked the second parking lot. Get there early on a weekend to ensure you don't have to park on the side of the road. I do this one at least once a year in November. It gets a bit nippy but the views are georgous. The last time I did this one was in April 2012. The tall ships were in town so it was really croweded when I left. There is another trail to the right to the "hole in the head" This one has a ver steep incline and I've only done it once. The views aren't as great.

If you are looking to get away with a short hike this is a good one to do. Don't forget to stop by the Tides and get some clam choward to enjoy on Doran Beach before you head back!

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Sonoma Coast State Beach: Bodega Head Trail
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0 Completed 1 Reviews

Great for whale watching.

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