Foothill Walk Uphill

Sonoma County Regional Parks have been hosting Wildflower Walks this spring. I managed to join one last weekend at Foothill Regional Park. For a small park, there’s plenty of hills – the reason I don’t often walk here. But I managed to make the loop around the park – happy with the information I learned…

Things to Do – Spring Has Come

Do you need some things to do this gorgeous spring? Not that you haven’t been already. Senior Walkabouters I’ve been walking with this group along Santa Rosa Creek for about a year. Recently, I’ve been exploring other places with them. They go so many places and almost every day. There are weekly walks and solos…

Walking at Doran Beach & Birdwalk

Lately, we’ve been to Doran Beach a couple of times. Even with the newly paved road along the beach, we like to visit via the Birdwalk at Cheney Creek. Still part of Doran Beach Regional Park, it allows access through the wetland and can be a great birdviewing spot. Since I’ve been practicing with my…

Doran Beach Revisited

The latest YMCA walk started at the Bird Walk, just north of Doran Beach entrance. We made a loop around the dredge pond and admired the view to the mountains north to Tomales Pt. to the south and west to Bodega Head. Crossing the marsh we stopped to see a flock of Great Egrets lining…

Walking News

Yes, I’m still working on a guidebook – so in the meantime – here’s some news. Click the hyperlinks (bold and underlined text) to travel to those place. ____________________ Road at Doran Beach is done! This is terrific even though we won’t need it for the walk on November 16th. Click for the Parks page…