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A blog about Bay Area hiking…. mostly

Spring hikes a-plenty

Yes, ignore the calendar, it’s time for spring hikes. And around Wine Country, there are plenty of scenic opportunities to find a trail, even if you’re not into the back-breaking 15-mile rugged ones (hey, they’re not that bad!) and just want a pleasant diversion from wine tasting or other weekend exploits. Here’s a good update from the PD’s informative Entertainment site on four different ones that are happening over the next few months, from Spring Supposed and of it am… Read More »

Winter walk at the Laguna de Santa Rosa

[imagebrowser id=77] The snake-like (more for shape, not habitat, although….) 22-mile water channel running in a vertical strip along the western flank of Santa Rosa is now seeing a lot of visitors. To be more precise, the wetlands surrounding the Laguna de Santa Rosa are the attraction. After two years in the making, a very accessible new trail by a section of the the Laguna de Santa Rosa recently opened to the public. It allows for a pleasant series of… Read More »