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As You Lake It!

This year’s rains brought many of our reservoirs back to 100 percent full! See some of the sparkling and refreshing beauty on three great North Bay hikes. They’re all dog-friendly, too. Time for a lake break!

Week 05.04.2017
Regions Northern CA

Sonoma on the Scene

Hiking in Sonoma Valley Regional Park

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Wine gets all the fanfare in Sonoma Valley, but there’s another liquid asset that’s 90 points in our books! Suttonfield Lake. Make this locals’ favorite part of a 2.5-mile hike that begins near the northern boundary of 202-acre Sonoma Valley Regional Park. Go soon because the…
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Yosemite Cabin This Spring

The Redwoods in Yosemite Cabin in Spring

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This spring in Yosemite is one for the records: Waterfalls are raging and dogwoods are blooming! And the cherry on top: a secluded cabin or private vacation home right in the heart of it! The Redwoods In Yosemite offers privacy and adventure inside the park! BONUS: Waterfall…
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Tempe Temptations

Hiking at Bon Tempe Lake in Marin

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Wildflowers, wildlife, and a wildly great view of Mount Tam as the backdrop … get your wows at Bon Tempe Reservoir, one of the five lakes on Mount Tam’s northern flank, and a water supply for many Marin homes. Ospreys soar overhead and evergreens tower all around as you hike the…
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Lake Loop

Biking around Spring Lake in Santa Rosa

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The template for a perfect multipurpose park? Hundreds of acres of open space, wending hiking and biking trails, glistening lakes, and picnic spots galore. Spring Lake and Howarth Park in Santa Rosa certainly fit this bill. The two parks border each other and make up more than…
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