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Back Country Hikes

Friday Nature Hikes

Jack London State Historic Park
Friday, April 22, 2016

Please join us on Friday April 22 as we hike to the Ancient Redwood tree, Fern Lake and beyond from Jack London State Historic Park into the Sonoma Development Center. We will stop at a picnic table at the edge of Fern Lake for snacks or an early lunch.

The distance round trip is 5-6 miles with an elevation gain of about 400 feet and will take 3 to 3 1/2 hours to hike, including the snack or lunch stop.

We will meet in the ranch parking lot at Jack London at 9:15 am for a prompt 9:30 am departure. (right turn after the kiosk). Please bring correct change for the $10 parking fee and use a self-pay envelope or your annual pass.  Please bring drinking water and a bag lunch. Sponsored by Jack London Park Partners and California State Parks.



Bill and Dave Hikes

McCormick addition to Sugarloaf Ridge State Park

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Please join “Bill & Dave Hikes” at the McCormick addition to Sugarloaf Ridge State Park on Saturday, April 16.  Entrance to McCormick is through the Hood Mountain Regional Park’s access point at the end of Los Alamos Road, off of Highway 12.  Meet Bill and Dave at 9:45 AM for a prompt 10 AM departure at the bottom of the hill in the large gravel parking lot.  This 8.5 mile strenuous hike requires climbing a total of 1800 feet in elevation and will last approximately 5.5 hours.  Among the splendid views, hikers will enjoy the Grandmother Oak, the largest Coast Live Oak in Sonoma County.  Wear sturdy hiking shoes and bring lunch with plenty to drink.  Bring appropriate clothing for the weather rain or shine.  Be aware that we will be crossing the Santa Rosa Creek twice – bring waders or water shoes.  Note that there is a parking fee or use your regional park pass. Sponsored by Team Sugarloaf, Sonoma County Regional Parks and California State Parks.

 Please visit our web page www.billanddavehikes.com  which includes the remaining 2016 schedule.  If you have questions, please call Dave at 539-8847 or Bill at 833-6288.


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