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Annadel State Park

6201 Channel Dr, Santa Rosa, CA 95409-5701
+1 707-539-3911
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Great place to hike, bike and relax

Annadel State Park has hiking, biking, and horse back riding trails. They also have a paved path... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2015
Santa Rosa, California
Gorgeous walk

Weather was absolutely perfect – like me – and it was the ideal setting for a nice walk with a... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2015
San Francisco, California
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6201 Channel Dr, Santa Rosa, CA 95409-5701
+1 707-539-3911
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Reviewed 15 November 2015

Annadel State Park has hiking, biking, and horse back riding trails. They also have a paved path along Channel drive if you don't want to venture up the hills. The paved path is great for wheel chairs and there are picnic tables at the end...More

1  Thank R J
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Weather was absolutely perfect – like me – and it was the ideal setting for a nice walk with a charming young lady. First time here and October was really nice, I’d love to see it in the spring.

1  Thank MrPerfect1962
Reviewed 7 October 2015

I feel so blessed to have discovered Annadel State park a few years ago because it is my #1 place for hiking and running that is close to home. It is on the other side of town but I do not mind one bit to...More

1  Thank Martha G
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Located in the heart of Santa Rosa, this park offers some of the most challenging mountain biking around. Plus, the views from the top are amazing. If you're hiking, keep a watchful eye for mountain bikers charging down trails at 30 mph.

1  Thank Don M
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Great hiking park. This park is a hub of weekend activity with folks from Santa Rosa hiking, horsing and mountain biking into the park. Very limited facilities, bring your own water and tp. Really like the Spring Creek Trail into the park and Lake Ilsanjo...More

1  Thank mrt1955
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Stay off the roads here, just look out for the cranky horsewomen - do NOT make the mistake of missing a no bikes sign. Single and doubletrack trails, varied terrain and skills. A slow aerobic climb for 30-45 min and a leisurely downhill, or a...More

1  Thank kei2thehwy
Reviewed 1 August 2015

as it is just a few blocks from my home. Thus I usually go hiking on weekdays up to Lake Ilsanjo and avoid the weekend. Some of the trails are wide enough that a bike can get past you, but on others you must step...More

2  Thank phantom12345
Reviewed 22 July 2015

There are so many great trails in this park, and many of them are great mountain biking trails as well as hiking trails. Lovely views from some favorite trails, but you have to go discover which ones you like best -- there is so much...More

2  Thank Carla G
Reviewed 8 July 2015

We hiked the trails in this park and found them both well-maintained and the woods quite protected and interesting. We saw and heard wild turkeys, but the highlight was a close view of a Pileated Woodpecker tearing apart a fallen rotted log to get at...More

Thank ExpWorldtravelers
Reviewed 3 July 2015

lots of great trails there use to be a problem with bike folks and horse folks sharing the same trail but that is working its self out. This park is a hidden gem in Sonoma County

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Aren't dogs forbidden on 90% of the trails at Annadel because it's a state park?? If the ranger catches you on any of the trails at Annadel I believe it is a $400.00 fine. Maybe Howarth is a safer bet. Nearby Hood Mountain is dog friendly though.
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
Are there places to picnic in the park that are accessable by car for the handicapped?
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
Are dogs on leash allowed on the trails?
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)