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Beautiful Views with Easy - Moderate Hiking Trails

The best place to hike if you need to stay close in to downtown Petaluma & still enjoy the beauty... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Vikita1
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Petaluma, California
Sonoma County at its best.

This a a fantastic place to hike. It has amazing views, great challenging elevation changes, many... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Joseph M
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Petaluma, California
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best place to hike if you need to stay close in to downtown Petaluma & still enjoy the beauty of the natural surroundings. Take along a picnic to enjoy gorgeous sunsets! Be sure to walk by the tucked away pond & take a silent...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Vikita1
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This a a fantastic place to hike. It has amazing views, great challenging elevation changes, many different trails. A great place to go see the outdoors.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Nice nature hike.... I gave it 4 stars because you have to pay for parking......great for all ages.........there are different levels of difficulties...

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank debra j
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This park has great views, lots of trails, and wide open spaces. Great place for a long hikes with many elevation changes. Some trails are paved while others are dirt.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank dhmulkey
Reviewed 9 May 2018

In an area where open walking is restricted, this is a good opportunity. Some hills, some trees some marked paths. Folk on horses, bikes, running and even just walking on foot.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Linden25
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Great views of Petaluma, different levels of challenge, length, shaded, sunny, it's all here. There is a small playground for kids also, right next to the parking lot.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Cooleen T
Reviewed 24 March 2018

I hike Helen Putnam each week because it's in my town. It's great cardio exercise and can be completed in an hour or longer if you do all the side paths. Love my HP

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank mypointofview802
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Although not large, the park is criss crossed by trail giving a variety of terrain and look out points from every directions. The initial climb up Arroyo Trail is steep (about a 30% grade), but the top of the hill features more moderate terrain. Park...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

This park has something for everyone. There are short easy walks or very strenuous hikes up the hill. A nice pond to sit and just relax. The kids can fish. You can take a picnic too. You have to try it.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank 774lauried
Reviewed 7 September 2017

If you like to hike in the hills and don't want to drive far this is place. both paved and dirt paths. Some of the trails are steep like stairs but on dirt. There are single track loops around the hills. Lots of wild flowers...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Michael F
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