UC Davis Bodega Marine Laboratory invites the public to drop in for a tour.
Drop in tours are available most Fridays from 2-4pm. All ages are welcome. The docent led interpretive tours are free.
See numerous marine aquarium displays, a 24-foot long display containing many colorful local fishes and invertibrates. There is also a harbor aquarium, a round aquarium, and a tidepool mesocosm display.
Learn as docents take you through the biodiversity and dynamic energy of the Northern California coast. BML
Howarth Park is truly a treasure in Sonoma County. Located adjacent to Spring Lake in Santa Rosa.
Offering the train, Carousel, Ponies, Snackbar, Boathouse, Animal Barn, Jumphouse and Playground with a Western Town. Rides are not open in the rain.
On the weekends be sure to get there early as parking may become scarce.
A great way to spend the day is kayaking down the Russian River. Summer is a fun time as you can cool off by tipping overboard and going for a swim. Sometimes the water can get a bit low in places in the Summer though.
Springtime the water is cooler yet deeper - not likely to drag boat bottom in the Spring.
Lots of great beaches to stop and have a picnic, swim or enjoy some sun.
Other than walking around the beautiful winery and museum, this is not a very sporting entry, though one worthy of noting.
It is FREE and Beautiful!
Cline Cellars is located in Sonoma and home to what was to be the original Sonoma mission until it was changed to what is now Downtown Sonoma. Since 2005, home to the entire California Mission Replicas.
In 2010, the County Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan was adopted by the County Board of Supervisors. The Plan identified numerous new trail projects, two of which are the :
Proposed Petaluma Sebstopol Trail - an 11-mile paved trail that would start at the Petaluma City limit and meet up with the Joe Rodata Trail in Sebastopol.
Proposed Sonoma Valley Trail - a 13-mile paved trail that generally follows hwy 12 from the Springs Area to Santa Rosa City Limits.....read on