Salt Point One Last(?) Time

In January, we went to Salt Point on the Sonoma Coast. It was last day of our state park pass. (We were not renewing. That may seem odd for this is one of our favorite parks, but we just don’t go to state parks that often. We’re very provincial with our regional park pass.) But…

New Coastal Prairie Trail

Seems I have lost a post about a new trail connecting the Bodega Bay Community Center to the Bodega Dunes in 2014. A gentle wide trail of packed sand and gravel makes it an easy for us challenged walkers, those looking to add to their hikes and a those wanting a safer bike ride. At least…

Kortum Trail One More Time

We’ve been walking the Kortum Trail for years and have posted many times. Click Kortum for a sample of walks. Due to getting a dog – dogs are not allowed on this trail – and now with my knee surgery – we haven’t visited recently – but the draw was strong. Starting at Shell Beach…

Walking with a Cane

Six weeks from total knee replacement, I’m walking to restaurants and stores and physical therapy class/appointments. Last week in Petaluma. (For a previous walk go to Petaluma River.) And while we were having Fogust, it was sunny one afternoon and I was able to take a short walk on the boardwalk at Doran Beach. This…

Walking at Doran Beach & Birdwalk

We often visit Doran Beach. It’s an easy sand walk when the tide is low and the rhythm of the ocean is calming and exciting. I took these pictures last Saturday on a busy day with many people, dogs and equipment for land and water. We walked and then… We hunkered down in the dunes for…

Tall Ships in Bodega Bay

The tall ships are back. They should arrive in Bodega Bay late on April 13th. Events are planned for the weekend. For more information, click Press Democrat. These pictures Mike took are from 2013. Directions: 1818 Westshore Rd. Bodega Bay. From Highway 1 north of Bodega Bay, head to the ocean on Westshore. Need a walk?…