Cows grazing at the summit of Taylor Mountain, CLICK ON ME TO SEE THE PANORAMIC. In honor of the Sonoma County Regional Parks, "Trails for Taylor Campaign", Trailhead decided to hit Taylor Mountain this week. The 1,100-acre park includes 5 miles of trails with some of the [...]
Lake Ilsanjo, Annadel State Park We asked our readers to name their favorite hiking spot in Sonoma County. Well, we asked readers to pick their favorites in a total of 84 different categories as part of our annual Best of Sonoma County Reader's Choice Contest. The contest voting [...]
(PD file/2013) This is a small community, and among those who are outdoors-oriented, whether in advocacy, government, conservation or just recreation (like me!), paths often cross. The handful of organizations that lead many hikes around here and work tirelessly for open space protection and preservation and access include [...]
From Sonoma County Regional Parks: "Pasta & Parks Fundraiser Supports Regional Parks June 13, 2013 – Santa Rosa, CA – The Sonoma County Regional Parks Foundation will host “Pasta and Parks before The Big Q,” a fundraiser to support Sonoma County Regional Parks, on Friday, July 12 from 5 [...]
[imagebrowser id=29] So Taylor Mountain Regional Park has been open for all of three months. It came into public ownership quite a while earlier but it has taken some time and money to develop some trails, a parking area, and the other minimal trappings of a public-access county park. The [...]
The next public community meeting to discuss the future plans for Taylor Mountain will be Wednesday, June 29, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Hall in Santa Rosa. Sonoma County Regional Parks has been working on a master plan for the future county park that will spell out paths [...]
Soon to be your newest backyard park. And I ventured forth.
On most of my hikes, I see very few people outside of our group. Generally, a handful of other hikers will pass by, or...
As work moves ahead on providing more public access for Taylor Mountain, the details are being worked out for a permit program for the new park, similar to what is in place for Tolay Regional Park.