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Good Place to Hike, Even After a Rain

This is a beautiful natural park with trees, a pond, and views of Petaluma from the hills. It has... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Terri262
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Sonoma County, California
Beautiful scenery

Great park for hiking. Situated on a hillside, so no matter how you approach, there is bound to be... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
NateandMolly
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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful natural park with trees, a pond, and views of Petaluma from the hills. It has paved and unpaved pathways, and horses are frequently on the trails. It has lots of ups and downs, and be aware it is fairly steep in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Terri262
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great park for hiking. Situated on a hillside, so no matter how you approach, there is bound to be some incline. However, once you make it up the views are spectacular and there are trails you can take without immediately heading back down. Has picnic...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NateandMolly
Reviewed December 24, 2018

we always enjoy this park when visiting the area. Very scenic and worth exploring. I understand its the only park like this in the area

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank emorga
Reviewed November 8, 2018

The best place to hike if you need to stay close in to downtown Petaluma & still enjoy the beauty of the natural surroundings. Take along a picnic to enjoy gorgeous sunsets! Be sure to walk by the tucked away pond & take a silent...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Vikita1
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This a a fantastic place to hike. It has amazing views, great challenging elevation changes, many different trails. A great place to go see the outdoors.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Joseph M
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Nice nature hike.... I gave it 4 stars because you have to pay for parking......great for all ages.........there are different levels of difficulties...

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank debra j
Reviewed June 18, 2018

This park has great views, lots of trails, and wide open spaces. Great place for a long hikes with many elevation changes. Some trails are paved while others are dirt.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank dhmulkey
Reviewed May 9, 2018

In an area where open walking is restricted, this is a good opportunity. Some hills, some trees some marked paths. Folk on horses, bikes, running and even just walking on foot.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Linden25
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Great views of Petaluma, different levels of challenge, length, shaded, sunny, it's all here. There is a small playground for kids also, right next to the parking lot.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Cooleen T
Reviewed March 23, 2018

I hike Helen Putnam each week because it's in my town. It's great cardio exercise and can be completed in an hour or longer if you do all the side paths. Love my HP

Date of experience: March 2018
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