Maps

Just getting started here. I’ve found few reliable sources so here is my attempt.

They should get you there. The trails are not very specific but at the coast it’s hard to get lost. Often there are offshoots, but if you come to a brushy ditch, don’t go that way. Or if there are stairs, be cautious as the  last few steps by the beach may have been swept away.

Bodega Head TrailsOverlook Trail climbs the hill north, out and back. Bodega Head Trail takes off behind the bathroom at the parking lot and loops around the head. This links to a newer trail overlooking Doran Beach. Easier access to that trail is unfortunately closed. Bodega Head Map  (You may need to access and then open in Adobe Reader.)

Kortum Trail – Several miles of trail from Blind Beach to Wright’s Beach. The Blind Beach section is too hilly for me. Sunset Beach is the most popular starting point and is currently free. Walking north just under a mile is the  flattest part of the trail. Kortum Trail Map

Laguna de Santa Rosa – Here’s a map from the Regional Parks about Stone and Kelly Farms in the Laguna. And from the City of Sebastopol the Laguna Preserve trail map.

Santa Rosa Creeks – Here a map of trails along many Santa Rosa Creeks. Of course, the trails are always being improved – or are temporarily closed for improvement. Many trails are being added. Look for the blue signs with the white egret when you’re out driving. Many of those creeks have a trail. Printed versions of this map are available at events and may be available in the future. (future- is when a public agency has time and money.)

Bay Nature - The beautiful magazine has a Find a Walk on their website.

Bike TrailsSanta Rosa Cycling Trails from Map My Ride.

Bay Trail – You can almost get around San Francisco Bay on the Bay Trail. Visit the site to get all the maps

East Bay Regional Parksmaps and loops galore. This is absolutely fabulous.

Pt Reyes National Seashore Map - Trail map and more.

New California map – how to get from here to there without a car. Click this whole line!

Out of State – can’t help but add things when I happen to come across them

Trails in Restored Everglades Grassy Water Preserve I hear Hog Hammock is a good 5mi hike.

Bicyclists: Check out the Bicyclist Coalition. Or the City of Santa Rosa.

7 comments on “Maps

  1. Where can one get printed copies of the Santa Rosa map you have a pdf for? Can’t print it on my printer.

    It would help a lot of your commentaries provided contact info for getting maps if available and if they are too large to print out full size on a single sheet of paper.

    • Thank you for the comment and suggestion. I do need to know what doesn’t work for people. (I have printed the creek map and portions of it.)
      The creek map comes from the City’s Dept. of Public Works. I will try to reach them Monday at (707) 543-3800 – or you may call.
      My other thought is the Visitor’s Center in Railroad Square. I will contact them as well and then update the website.
      Thanks again, Lynn

    • I spoke with someone at Public Works – printed versions are available at events – next one is Home & Garden at fairgrounds March 14-16. The full map or portions may be available in the future at Public Works office.

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