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Shollenberger Park

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Address: Lakeville Hwy, Petaluma, CA 94954
Phone Number: +1 707-778-4303
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Super birding

If you like to observe shorebirds, this a great place to take an easy flat walk. There are also a few raptors and marsh birds. Easy loop trail back to the parking lot.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Zin3
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San Anselmo
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Corona del Mar, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very nice open space area for dog walkers & bird lovers. But we were disappointed in the lack of waterfowl. There are better places to watch.

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San Anselmo
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52 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like to observe shorebirds, this a great place to take an easy flat walk. There are also a few raptors and marsh birds. Easy loop trail back to the parking lot.

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Thank Zin3
Petaluma, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great place to walk the dog on a leash and enjoy nature that is so close to the city. you can see swans,ducks ,marches etc

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Petaluma, California
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48 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful park for a jog or a walk with the dogs. There is a water fountain at the beginning as well as restrooms. The trail takes you along the marshlands and along the Petaluma River. It also adjoins Altman Marsh, a beautiful preserve where birdwatchers commune with the fowl. Thoughtful placards describe the birds that inhabit the... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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160 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great short - under 2 mile walk around the water. The birds are out in force. A little tricky to find the entrance so check before you go.

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Ottawa
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1,312 reviews
998 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Went only to take a walk in a summer morning. It was a huge surprise to discover that the park is a bird watcher Eden. Wide variety of birds, meany many species. Great opportunities for a bird photograph.

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Thank thor2705
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78 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I've been running here for years, completely unaware that Schollenberger was a birder's paradise. I've seen my share of a variety of unusual birds, deer, jack rabbits, snakes and of course I wait for the swans every year. Once I talked to the gentleman who had photographed and displayed beautiful photos of some of the most beautiful birds and creatures... More 

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Thank shamz30
California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Love taking a leisurely Sunday afternoon walks through Shollenberger and then stopping in at the nearby Pub Republic or Lily Kai for an early dinner!

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Thank BarbaraCreamer
Petaluma, California
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Beautiful place to walk or bike. Bird watching is best in the mornings. Wonderful at all times of the year.

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Albuquerque, NM
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

I drove to this park for two reasons - 1) it's right behind Mrs. Grossman's sticker factory, and 2) I was looking for somewhere to run. It is a good 2.3-ish mile loop, but all of the water is sadly gone. As the woman at Mrs. Grossman's explained, it's because of the ongoing drought and while it usually a bird... More 

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