Newsletter: Fall 2018
Featured News
Welcome to Outdoor Sonoma!

Here's a sneak peek at what's happening in Sonoma County’s outdoor recreation economy. Our quarterly newsletter is the place to get updates and learn about new business expansions and local outdoor recreation offerings.
Outdoor Recreation Contributes
$731 million to Sonoma County

Did you know that outdoor recreation activities bring in $731 million annually to the Sonoma County economy? Check out the 2018 Outdoor Recreation Industry Report for more information about this emerging sector.
Local Snapshot
Custom Bike Builders Find Niche in Sonoma County

With its rich cycling tradition, Sonoma County continues to attract a growing number of custom bike framebuilders. Read More
New Film Captures Local
Climber's Yosemite Asce nt

World-class climber Kevin Jorgeson
is set to star in a new film The Dawn Wall about his 2015 ascent of Yosemite’s El Capitan. Read More
Outdoor Recreation Summit
Brings Stakeholders Together

Hosted at CamelBak , the first-ever Sonoma County Outdoor Recreation Summit spotlighted growth opportunities for outdoor recreation businesses. Read More
New Hiking Options along
Sonoma Coast
Jenner Headlands, a spectacular 5,630-acre preserve of redwood forest and coastal prairie overlooking the Pacific Ocean is now open to the public. Read More
Potential Funding for Parks
on November Ballot

Sonoma County will vote in November on a measure to create a new stable funding source for its regional and city parks. Read More
Snapshot of Outdoor Recreation Market

Want to learn more about your customers? The Outdoor Industry Association's 2018 Participation Report captures who and what people are doing in the outdoors. Read More
Business Briefs
The Ranch at Lake Sonoma now offers a new barn event space in addition to its equestrian trail rides.
Yuba Bikes relocates to a new expanded headquarters in Cotati.
Skip Brand of Healdsburg Running Company has taken over the reins as new race director of the Lake Sonoma 50 ultrarunning event.
After 15 years in Marin, Marin Mountain Bikes moves its headquarters to Sonoma County.
LandPaths has received a National Park Service grant to assist with expanding its TrekSonoma trips.

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Stay Connected
Check out the Sonoma County Regional Parks Fall 2018 Outdoor Activities Guide .
Find out fall outdoor events and happenings with Sonoma County Tourism's Calendar of Events.