After a first date at Taylor Mountain Regional Park, Jessica and Aaron decided to see all of Sonoma County's 50-plus regional parks together. A year later, they checked the last park off their list. Now they're married. For Valentine's Day, here's their story.
Sonoma Valley hiking guides Bill and Dave are making a special trip north to lead a Feb. 16 trek at Shiloh Ranch Regional Park in Windsor. Join them for a 6.5-mile loop through the canyons and across the ridges of this park in the Mayacamas foothills. You'll probably get plenty muddy, but you'll be rewarded with expansive vistas and an up-close look at the park's wildfire recovery.
It doesn't snow here very often. So, like the rest of Sonoma County, we were delighted when the recent cold snap turned Taylor, North Sonoma and and Hood mountains into winter wonderlands. Check out theseimages of the parks' snow days.
Late winter and early spring are prime times to spot migrating whales. Join us for awhale watching hike Feb. 23 at Gualala Point Regional Park. Or read our whale watching guide for a list of other Sonoma Coast parks and trails with worthy vantage points.