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Helen Putnam Park

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Address: Chileno Valley Rd., Petaluma, CA
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Helen Putnam park is a breath of fresh air very close to town. I walk there from my house to get away from the noise and traffic of Petaluma. There are both sunny and shaded... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Mavis2299
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Petaluma, California
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Petaluma, California
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Helen Putnam park is a breath of fresh air very close to town. I walk there from my house to get away from the noise and traffic of Petaluma. There are both sunny and shaded paths, some very open and others tucked away. It is great to be able to walk to open space and not see a trace of... More 

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Petaluma, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I recommend this place for hiking or walking. My husband and I track our walks there frequently. We usually follow the trails for about 1 hr. It is a great up and down hill challenge. The walkways are pavement and dirt mixture. Nice people are always walking there and are friendly. If you want a difficult hill challenge you can... More 

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Thank mrmrsreynolds2015
Petaluma, California, United States
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful place to enjoy the outdoors. Close to downtown but yet feels remote when you are hiking. Easy parking and there are bathrooms available

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Thank Heidi A
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful park in the heart of Petaluma. Nice paths, some paved. Scenery is really great but not a lot of shade as you walk so bring a hat!

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Thank Judy I
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

This park has beautiful views all around, and the hike is not too strenuous depending on the trails you take. There is a small pond where people fish and a park for kids to play in, as well as miles of hiking trails (dirt and paved). There are also many benches throughout along the trails which is great to take... More 

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Thank Becca K
Petaluma, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

You'll get a great view from Helen Putnam, actually many great views in different directions! The trails are fun and whether you're biking or hiking, it's good exercise for the body and soul.

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Thank Gail B
Petaluma, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

This is a great little park to take a stroll at any time of the day. The trails are fairly nice and easy. Just watch out if it is muddy!

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Thank Bryan G
Petaluma, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

This park is a great walk. Lots of trails. Picnic area and bathrooms. There is a few spots with beautiful views all the way to naps valley and beyond.

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Thank RickJodi
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78 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

In the year that I've moved to Sonoma County, I have gone to several parks, I think Helen Putnam is proving to be a firm favorite. I like the trails, the hilly climb and the spectacular view. I hiked last week in the rain and it was peaceful and serene. There was an air of mystery about the trees covered... More 

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Petaluma, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

A very nice park to walk or ride through with the best views of Petaluma, take your camera, nice photo shots, especially in the spring.

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