Whether you want to hike through the redwoods, cycle through vineyards or just slow down and enjoy the sounds of nature, Sonoma County’s diverse landscapes are a haven for outdoor enthusiasts.Less
Pile your camping gear into a boat, canoe or kayak and set off for an unforgettable and rustic adventure on Lake Sonoma. Surrounded by steep hills and lush vineyards, the Lake Sonoma Recreation Area offers 106 boat-in primitive camping sites across its 50 miles of shoreline.
Nestled in the riverside city of Petaluma, The Yoga Post offers a wide variety of yoga classes. For outdoor enthusiasts, they host weekly classes under the shady trees of Wickersham Park as well as Paddleboard Yoga on the Petaluma River. Both allow visitors to enjoy the beauty of Sonoma County while getting a workout in. Classes are seasonal and should be reserved in advance.
Discover a new kind of luxury while glamping at AutoCamp in Guerneville. This unique outdoor lodging experience features modern Airstream accommodations nestled beneath the California Redwoods. Amenities include complimentary breakfast and WiFi, outdoor picnic areas, private fire pits and a general store, as well as seasonal events and festivals.
If you’ve ever dreamed of cantering up a mountain or trotting through a lush vineyard, then Sonoma Valley Trail Rides is a must for your Wine Country getaway. Located in Sonoma, they offer guided group and private horseback tours through several renowned vineyards.
Get a bird's eye view of the towering coast redwoods with Sonoma Zipline Adventures, whose two-and-a-half-hour tour includes multiple ziplines, sky bridges, a spiral staircase and an opportunity to rappel down to the forest floor.
California redwoods are the tallest living organisms on earth, and some of the oldest. Since the 19th century, Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve has aimed to protect and preserve the majestic redwoods. This 805-acre reserve features more than nine miles of hiking trails as well as a visitors center and outdoor amphitheater.
Sonoma County's diverse and astonishing landscapes make it a top destination for cyclists. Sonoma Adventures, located just one mile south of historic Sonoma Plaza, offers bike rentals and guided cycling tours through quiet country roads with stops at several local wineries. Their guided tour also includes a gourmet picnic-style lunch. All tours are flexible and can be customized for any group.
A celebration of the native plants found in Asia and California, the Sonoma Botanical Garden houses a 25-acre woodland garden, 22 acres of native oak savanna and a small cabernet vineyard. Visitors can hike up to the expansive vistas, take a leisurely walk through the seasonal blooms or picnic under the shady oaks.