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Anderson Marsh State Historic Park -- Day-use

north of Calistoga  on Highway 53,

Located between Lower Lake and Clear Lake on Highway 53, the park is popular for bird watching, hiking and picnicking.  Also, the Anderson Ranch House displays some of the archeological finds of Native American artifacts--some dating back as much as 10,000 years.

Annadel State Park -- Day-use

6201 Channel Drive, Santa Rosa, CA    (707) 539-3911

Located east of Santa Rosa on Channel Drive via Montgomery Drive, the park has 35 miles of trails and fire roads--making it a popular destination for hikers, walkers, cyclists, and equestrians.

Bale Grist Mill State Historic Park -- Day-use

St. Helena on Highway 29     (707) 963-2236

Located three miles north of St. Helena on Highway 29, the water-powered grist mill was built in 1846 to ground corn and wheat into meal or flour. A trail connects the historic park to Bothe-Napa Valley State Park.

Bencia Capitol State Historic Park -- Day-use

Benicia, CA     (707) 745-3385

Located at 115 West G Street in Benicia, it is the last surviving pre-Sacramento capitol. The building is furnished with reconstructed period furnishings and exhibits.  The park is popular for cycling, running, walking, roller skating, picnicking, bird watching, and fishing.

Bothe-Napa Valley State Historic Park -- Camping

St. Helena, CA     (707) 942-4575

Located 5 miles north of St. Helena, the park's 2000 acres is ideal for walking and hiking. Some of the more popular trails lead to nearby Bale Grist Mill State Historic Park and a grove of redwoods. Also, a horseback riding concession operates out of the park during summer and fall.

Clear Lake State Park  -- Camping

Kelseyville, California 95451 (707) 279-4293

The entrance to the park is 3.5 miles northeast of Kelseyville on Soda Bay Road, north of Calistoga in the wine country.   The area is popular for swimming, fishing, boating, and water-skiing.

Jack London State Historic Park -- Day-use

2400 London Ranch Road in Glen Ellen      (707) 938-5216  

Located just 20 minutes north of Sonoma at 2400 London Ranch Road in Glen Ellen, the 800-acre park still contains the cottage residence where Jack London wrote and also oversaw his various business enterprises. The park now lends itself to casual day walks, hikes and bicycling. Also, a summer horseback riding concession is available. For those wishing to camp can do so at the nearby Sugarloaf Ridge State Park.

Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park -- Day-use

Petaluma, CA     (707) 762-4871

Located on the east edge of Petaluma, the park's main residence was once owned by General Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo who was one of the most powerful men in the Mexican Province of California from 1834 to 1846. The adobe contains authentic furniture and exhibits that depict early rancho life.

Pleasure Cove Resort  -- Camping

6100 Hwy. 128, Lake Berryessa, CA        (707) 966.2172

Pleasure Cove Marina offers houseboat and powerboat rentals on Lake Berryessa in California's Napa Valley. Easy online reservations.

Robert Louis Stevenson State Park -- Day-use

Located seven miles north of Calistoga on Highway 29     (707) 942-4575

The park features a five-mile hike to the top of Mt. St. Helena.  Along the hike, hikers will travel through evergreen forests and chaparral. And when they reach the top of the mountain, they will enjoy views of much of the Bay Area.

Sonoma State Historic Park -- Day-use

20 E Spain St., Sonoma, CA

Located at 20 E Spain St., Sonoma, the park contains Mission San Francisco de Solano (circa 1823).  It is one of the original 21 missions in California. Visitors can walk through the streets that surround the town’s historic plaza, and visit over a dozen buildings that were constructed between 1823 and 1855.

Sugarloaf Ridge State Park -- Camping

2605 Adobe Canyon Rd. in Kenwood, CA     (707) 833-5712

Located at 2605 Adobe Canyon Rd. in Kenwood, the park's 2,700 acres features 25 miles of trails for hiking and horseback riding. The headwaters of the Sonoma Creek running through the gorge and canyon have created many scenic rock outcroppings. A horseback riding concession operates year-round.

Armstrong Redwoods State Reserve -- Day-use

Guerneville, California 95446 (707) 869-2015 

Located two miles north of Guernville on Armstrong Woods Road, the State Reserve contains a primeval forest that was saved from lumber harvesting in the 1870s by Colonel James Armstrong.

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