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Wonderful views! 25 miles of trails, everything from easy to extremely challenging.

This State Park no longer is supported by the state, but is managed beautifully by the 5 nonprofits... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2018
Diane K
Watch out for the Mountain Lions

We were staying in Glen Ellen and decided to do a short hike in Sugarloaf Ridge State Park. Hadn't... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
BridgetR50
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Reviewed 29 November 2018

This State Park no longer is supported by the state, but is managed beautifully by the 5 nonprofits that stepped up.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Diane K
John R, General Manager at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2018

Thanks Diane! Our amazing Volunteers make the place special.

Reviewed 11 October 2018

We were staying in Glen Ellen and decided to do a short hike in Sugarloaf Ridge State Park. Hadn't realised that there would be a $10 parking fee, but had money with us. The ranger in the Visitor Centre was really helpful and suggested a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank BridgetR50
John R, General Manager at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2018

Glad you survived the hike! Next time we promise views.

Reviewed 2 October 2018

Great views across the area - and a perspective on how the area is recovering from the wildfires. Interesting that the insects have returned -- but not much wildlife was around. Nicely marked trails although some are still closed --and not very far from vineyards.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Michael Z
Reviewed 23 August 2018

We have hiked Sugar Loaf many times and there are varying degrees of difficulty with the trails. There is also a Planetarium that may or may not be open depending on the day that you are interested in doing a hike. There is a state...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Lindathesilkpainter
John R, General Manager at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Thanks for the nice review! I think you are talking about the Meadow/Hillside Loop and the Vista Loop.

Reviewed 28 July 2018

Like most CA state parks, you need to plan well in advance unless you have a handicap placard. Each site has some level of tree cover, but none really have any utility hookups. There are plenty of water spigots around the loop, so you won't...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank hennesseystealth
John R, General Manager at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Glad you liked your stay and thank you for recognizing our amazing staff and volunteers. We always have room during the week! But fill up most weekends. You can call us at 10 am on the day you want to arrive and we can hold...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018

This park is operated by Team Sugarloaf in a private public partnership. The operation is primarily handled by volunteers. The trails are in great shape. One excellent hike is to start at Sugarloaf and hike to Hood Mountain. Once a month there is a shuttle...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Bernard L
John R, Manager at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thanks for the love! And in October, we will run shuttles every weekend. John

Reviewed 30 April 2018

We are so fortunate to have this park in our county. It rivals the best national parks with hiking and views and camping. Most hiking trails have spectacular views that will take your breath away. Camping is lovely here, but only a few good spots...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank WinecountryMartha
John R, Manager at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Thanks for the love Martha!

Reviewed 29 March 2018

bald mountain is at an elevation of 2,729 feet. from the top you can see in all directions... as far as the sierras to the east, to the south you can see the bay area, the pacific on the horizon to the west. plan to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Jacky P
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Nice park, enjoyable trails with a great view of the surrounding mountains. Had a nice hike even though it was a warm day.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Jill G
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I randomly stopped to visit this park while driving aimlessly on highway 12. It was a pleasant surprise. It cost $7 for seniors to park and $8 for everyone else. I was able to hike for a few miles next to the river surrounded by...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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John R, Manager at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

I am glad you enjoyed your hike. I promise water in the waterfall in a few months! John

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BillyP291
29 June 2017|
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Yes. The dip limits the size of trailers that can get into the campground. About 28 foot rv and 24 foot trailer is the limit.
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MickiOoo
21 October 2016|
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Response from John R | Property representative |
About 45 minutes without traffic. 50 to 60 minutes with traffic.
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Susan P
20 April 2016|
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Please call the office at 707-833-5712. Thanks John
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