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Shollenberger Park

Address: Lakeville Hwy, Petaluma, CA 94954
Phone Number: (707) 778-4303
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Ranked #3 of 18 Attractions in Petaluma
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Petaluma, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Don't miss the artificial wetlands south of Shollenberger. Lots of frogs and birds. Lots of information about the water treatment facility.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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55 reviews 55 reviews
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

The day we went it was too cold and windy to enjoy . The wetlands had dried up due to the statewide drought. The signage was confusing among all the businesses.

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Petaluma, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This park is a great little walk. I love watching all the different birds in the area. However, the last time I went, the water was incredibly low due to the drought.

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64 reviews 64 reviews
24 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The destination of my daily bike trip is Schollenberger Park. Wending my way from town center, the sweet reward of this sanctuary makes it my personal local treasure. A wonderful place to note the changing seasons, wildlife, and commune with nature.

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sonoma county, ca
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57 reviews 57 reviews
7 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Love this little park! There is a nice little loop about 2 miles. In the spring and fall there's an abundant of shorebirds in the ponds and land birds galore. It's a beautiful walk in nature.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We came to stretch our legs during a recent trip to Petaluma. This is a great stroll through ponds and wetlands near the river. There are a few geocaches there also. Certain time of the year swans are on the ponds, but this time we saw avocets, egrets, blue herons, various ducks, and I think an eagle or some large... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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41 attraction reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

I adore Shollenberger Park. It's totally unique and filled with tons of birds and other animals that are absolutely gorgeous to see firsthand. The walking trail is flat and in the bright sun, so be sure to bring a hat. And use the bathroom before you begin your hike! Also, at certain times of the year, the algae will cause... More 

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Petaluma, CA
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27 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Depending on the season, the water at Shollenberger varies in existence. More water = more birds to observe. Part of the path is paved (1/3-1/4) and the remainder is DG type of material. You can see the Petaluma River (slough) from the path. Good place to walk with your friends, family on this circular path. Can get quite breezy depending... More 

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San Luis Obispo, California, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

If it's not raining you must go during the spring or winter. The variety of birds and wildlife is astounding. The walk is easy, can be made longer or shorter depending on our route, and filled with gorgeous scenery and music from the nature. It's my go to place when I'm not in the mood to exercise because it's an... More 

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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Best part about this attraction is that it is so close to the city. Top rate birding spot, with many water birds and quite a few land birds as well. Most of it is very level and an easy walk. Don't miss the additional paths on the nearby Ellis Creek Water Recycling Facility. Lots of birds there as well. If... More 

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