New date: Guided Nature Hike at Trione-Annadel State Park

Sat, January 12, 2019, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Date: Saturday, January 5, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM Hike Departure to about Noon
Location: Cobblestone Trail, along Channel Drive
Trails: Cobblestone Trail out-and-back about 4 miles total

Winter in Sonoma County offers many different colors, shapes, textures, and lighting in Nature: great for practicing photography. Winter is newt breeding season! Join Volunteer Interpretive Naturalist John Lynch up Cobblestone Trail to Frog Pond and back for guided Nature discovery. Pause to learn about fun photo ops on trails, explore what is living and breeding in Frog Pond, and have fun making observations on iNaturalist app. Make sure to load iNaturalist app on your phone before you arrive, and have your battery fully charged. Cameras may also be used to make iNaturalist observation. (Observations may be uploaded after the hike where you have adequate cell reception.) Hike returns to same parking area about Noon.

Wear hiking shoes, layers appropriate for weather; bring water and a snack. Cobblestone Trail is rocky and uneven. HEAVY RAIN CANCELS.

Fee-free hike. No advance reservations needed. Dogs not allowed. There are no restrooms or water at the parking area or inside the park.

Directions: Directions: from Hwy 12/Hwy 101 interchange, follow Hwy 12 East to Sonoma, turn onto Montgomery Drive off Farmer’s Lane/Hwy 12. Follow Montgomery Drive about 2 miles and turn right onto Channel Drive. Find appropriate parking at the Cobblestone Trailhead after about 0.2 mile along Channel Drive.

Please see the Trione-Annadel State Park website for more details about the park (, click “Park Events”). You may also read John Lynch’s Bio on our website.

Thank you to Trione-Annadel State Park Volunteers for providing this opportunity.

Trione-Annadel State Park

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