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A blog about Bay Area hiking…. mostly

Into the Jenner Headlands

[imagebrowser id=69] Drive about four miles north of the town of Jenner on Highway 1 and all that open space on the east side of the highway that you’ve just passed is the Jenner Headlands. Or, is it, ‘are’ the Jenner Headlands? In any case, in a year or two, there will be a small parking area, restrooms and trailhead, and ways for you to pull over, park and hike into the 5,630 areas of open space that looks down… Read More »

Update: Saturday’s wildflower hike canceled

Wildflowers abound this time of year, and so do free, guided hikes by area groups that are aimed at identifying and exploring cool wildflowers. Below is information from the Sonoma County Regional Parks and from the Sonoma Land Trust, each of which is sponsoring a series of walks in the next few weeks. See all the details below.  UPDATE: This Saturday’s hike at Sonoma Valley Regional Park has been canceled due to the threat of rain. From the Sonoma County… Read More »

Wildflowers and water at Sears Point

If you were to start hiking on the north side of Sonoma Mountain in Santa Rosa and keep heading south, you would eventually hit San Pablo Bay. It would take awhile and you would have to go through a patchwork of public and private lands, but that’s an impressive greenway across a swatch of Sonoma County. It ends at a 2,300-plus-acre parcel of land now owned by the Sonoma Land Trust. That would be Sears Point, which you’ve passed if… Read More »

Planning for Jenner Headlands public access

There’ll be a public meeting to discuss the comprehensive resource management plan for the Jenner Headlands, which came into the Sonoma Land Trust about a month ago in one of the largest conservation land acquisitions in the state, and the biggest ever in Sonoma County. The scheduled spring hikes on the 5,630-acre coastal property are already filled up, but the meeting on Saturday will give people a chance to see what’s planned for the property. The meeting’s at the Jenner… Read More »