Spring at Healdsburg Ridge

Spring 2017 Update: Dogs on leash now allowed on trails. Beware ticks and poison oak. Not too late for spring flowers this year. (See June 2013 post below. Other posts: Dream  April 2013, Heights April 2010. The meadow up on Serpentine Trail is so amazing, I just have to try my best to climb the…

Walking Cloverdale River Park

This post was from February 2013. We’ve visited many times (Cloverdale) and it’s great for winter with its wide paved path. Going uphill to the cemetery will possibly be more soggy right now. Don’t forget it for the wildflowers in later in February and March. Cloverdale River Park follows the Russian River for a little…

Don’t Shy Away from Shiloh

The last time we walked at Shiloh Ranch Regional Park was before we started the blog (celebrating our 6th year soon). It’s a bit too hilly for us and dogs are only allowed in the picnic area. But that was just what we needed in Windsor on a gorgeous day and this picnic area had just…

Why Riverfront? Waters High and Muddy

I have wondered and MIke recently asked how Riverfront Regional Park got its name. The Russian River used to run through the area but now lakes are left behind and the river flows by and is not easily seen from the park. So, here’s a question for you – why Riverfront? We don’t usually go…