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Amazing hiking

Hiking in Annadel is a meditative experience. The beautiful trails take you through nature, where... read more

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Santa Rosa, California
Worth the drive from Sonoma - great hikes

Loved the hiking. We saw dears, wild turkey, geese, and black Hawkes. Few people around and very... read more

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6201 Channel Dr, Santa Rosa, CA 95409-5701
+1 707-539-3911
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Reviewed yesterday

Hiking in Annadel is a meditative experience. The beautiful trails take you through nature, where you can encounter wildlife of all kinds. Hike up to the lake where you can picnic or rest a bit before continuing down the trail. Great place to restore one's...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Blugren2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the hiking. We saw dears, wild turkey, geese, and black Hawkes. Few people around and very peaceful. You can park inside for $7 or outside the park area for free. Worth the time to drive here.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jen-JMelb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I decided to take a little hike on Cobblestone Trail, which took us up through flat lands and woods to lovely views as we got higher up. It's a bit of an uphill route, but was quite beautiful on a sunny day...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 77mic
Reviewed 7 January 2019

Love this park, great intermediate terrain. Turkeys, Deer, as well as snakes, skunks and possum which are rarely seen. Watch for bikes, have fun

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 967all
Reviewed 25 October 2018

If you are lucky and can walk into this beautiful park without dodging bicyclists, runners, joggers, dog walkers and cars, then you have probably had a relaxing and enjoyable time. It is rare that one can have a nice quiet walk in the park without...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank artfulbella
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is a hiker's park. While bikes are permitted, the real enjoyment comes from hiking the miles of trail. The trails are varied and bring joy to the basic, moderate and high types of hikers. While the October '17 wildfires did a lot of damage,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Bernard L
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Great place for hiking on well marked trails. Some loop around lakes or up through meadows which are lovely.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank relco
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I like the Vietnam Veteran’s Trail entering Annabel State Park. Good to get a map at REI or via the internet. A two mile walk takes you to Lake Ilsanjo by way is Spring Creek Trail. Here’s a picturesque setting for lunch with outhouse restroom...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank M2355UAthomasb
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Urban centers often include city parks and other attractions that, while not as vast and sprawling as a rural park, are nonetheless a pleasant respite from the usual sites of the city. But in the American west, some cities are close enough to natural beauty...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Great_Beer_Now
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Part of the park is still closed due to fire damage but it remains my favorite place for trail runs. Right in the middle of Santa Rosa you can find wilderness!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank WinecountryMartha
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29 August 2016|
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Response from AurelieHarley | Reviewed this property |
Nuthin, Annadel is a state park, and dogs are forbidden except on Channel rd Dr. I actually strayed from one of the trails and got PULLED OVER by the ranger who almost cited me. Sure enough you can see the no dogs allowed... More
Sanine W
28 August 2016|
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Response from travelingchef745 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! This park would be great for wheelchairs. Lots of paved paths and gentle rises overall. The food concession had tables set in the sand --- there may have been some on hardened ground. But it's near paths, so access is... More
Elaine A
15 November 2015|
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Response from phantom12345 | Reviewed this property |
No dogs allowed at annadel, even on leash...spring lake, which is a regional park, and much smaller,dogs are allowed (abuts up to annadel)