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CANCELED: Edible Plants Walk 9:00 am
CANCELED: Edible Plants Walk @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Apr 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
CANCELED: Edible Plants Walk @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park | Kenwood | California | United States
Join Certified California Naturalist Mary Good on a hike exploring the medicinal and edible plants of the park. Weaving in natural history, ethnobotany, herbalism and folktales, this walk will open your senses, as well as[...]
CANCELED: ParkRx – Intermediate Hiking for Fitness Series (#2) 9:00 am
CANCELED: ParkRx – Intermediate Hiking for Fitness Series (#2) @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Apr 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
CANCELED: ParkRx - Intermediate Hiking for Fitness Series (#2) @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Please join us for an 8-week INTERMEDIATE Hiking for Fitness Program. The program leaders will guide you on a series of weekly hikes with the challenge increasing each week. Leaders will have group discussions about[...]
Trail Crew: Sonoma County Trails Council 9:00 am
Trail Crew: Sonoma County Trails Council @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Apr 4 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Trail Crew: Sonoma County Trails Council @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park | Kenwood | California | United States
Sonoma County Trails Council volunteer trail work day at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park. From 9am to about 1pm. We will provide parking passes, tools and Clif bars with beverages and snacks afterwards. Bring gloves, a[...]
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CANCELED: Van Hoosear Wildflower Walks 9:00 am
CANCELED: Van Hoosear Wildflower Walks @ Meeting at Arnold and Grove Street/76 Gas station
Apr 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join Sonoma Ecology Center naturalists at Van Hoosear Wildflower Preserve for one of the most spectacular wildflower displays in all of Sonoma County. Experience a pristine spring grassland with numerous species in full bloom at[...]
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CANCELED: Full Moon Hike 6:00 pm
CANCELED: Full Moon Hike @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Apr 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
CANCELED: Full Moon Hike @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Bring a flashlight and your sense of wonder as you explore the park after dark. This moderate to strenuous hike begins at the White Barn and heads up Vista Trail, where we will see the[...]
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Sugarloaf Trail Crew 9:00 am
Sugarloaf Trail Crew @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Apr 9 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sugarloaf Trail Crew @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park | Kenwood | California | United States
Help Sugarloaf with trail restoration work. Work includes bridge and step construction, installing signs, clearing, lifting, carrying and hiking. Bring gloves, hat, and water that you can carry hands-free (i.e. bring a backpack).Wear long pants,[...]
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CANCELED: Van Hoosear Wildflower Walks 9:00 am
CANCELED: Van Hoosear Wildflower Walks @ Meeting at Arnold and Grove Street/76 Gas station
Apr 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join Sonoma Ecology Center naturalists at Van Hoosear Wildflower Preserve for one of the most spectacular wildflower displays in all of Sonoma County. Experience a pristine spring grassland with numerous species in full bloom at[...]
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CANCELED: ParkRx – Intermediate Hiking for Fitness Series (#2) 9:00 am
CANCELED: ParkRx – Intermediate Hiking for Fitness Series (#2) @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Apr 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
CANCELED: ParkRx - Intermediate Hiking for Fitness Series (#2) @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Please join us for an 8-week INTERMEDIATE Hiking for Fitness Program. The program leaders will guide you on a series of weekly hikes with the challenge increasing each week. Leaders will have group discussions about[...]
Sugar-Hood Shuttle: Sugarloaf / Pythian Rd (spring & fall) 9:00 am
Sugar-Hood Shuttle: Sugarloaf / Pythian Rd (spring & fall) @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Apr 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Want to do a through hike from Sugarloaf to Hood Mountain or vice versa? Ride the Sugar-Hood Shuttle. How it works Every half hour our Shuttle will leave from either Sugarloaf Ridge State Park or[...]
Bill & Dave Hikes: Sugarloaf’s McCormick Addition 10:00 am
Bill & Dave Hikes: Sugarloaf’s McCormick Addition @ Hood Mountain Regional Park, Los Alamos Rd
Apr 11 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Bill & Dave Hikes: Sugarloaf's McCormick Addition @ Hood Mountain Regional Park, Los Alamos Rd
Bill and Dave Hikes, in cooperation with Team Sugarloaf, CA State Parks, and Sonoma County Regional Parks, is sponsoring a hike in the McCormick addition to Sugarloaf Ridge State Park on Saturday, April 11.  Entrance to McCormick[...]
Grandmother Oak Farewell 11:30 am
Grandmother Oak Farewell @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park's McCormick Addition
Apr 11 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Grandmother Oak Farewell @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park's McCormick Addition
The mighty Grandmother Oak of Sugarloaf’s McCormick section fell during the windstorm that started the Kincaid Fire in November of 2019. This tree, thought to be the oldest and largest coast live oak in the[...]
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Easter Sunday
Easter Sunday
Apr 12 all-day
 
Sugar-Hood Shuttle: Sugarloaf / Pythian Rd (spring & fall) 9:00 am
Sugar-Hood Shuttle: Sugarloaf / Pythian Rd (spring & fall) @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Apr 12 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Want to do a through hike from Sugarloaf to Hood Mountain or vice versa? Ride the Sugar-Hood Shuttle. How it works Every half hour our Shuttle will leave from either Sugarloaf Ridge State Park or[...]
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CANCELED: ParkRx – Intermediate Hiking for Fitness Series (#2) 9:00 am
CANCELED: ParkRx – Intermediate Hiking for Fitness Series (#2) @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Apr 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
CANCELED: ParkRx - Intermediate Hiking for Fitness Series (#2) @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Please join us for an 8-week INTERMEDIATE Hiking for Fitness Program. The program leaders will guide you on a series of weekly hikes with the challenge increasing each week. Leaders will have group discussions about[...]
CANCELED: Van Hoosear Wildflower Walks 9:00 am
CANCELED: Van Hoosear Wildflower Walks @ Meeting at Arnold and Grove Street/76 Gas station
Apr 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join Sonoma Ecology Center naturalists at Van Hoosear Wildflower Preserve for one of the most spectacular wildflower displays in all of Sonoma County. Experience a pristine spring grassland with numerous species in full bloom at[...]
Yoga Hike – session 2 10:00 am
Yoga Hike – session 2 @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Apr 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Yoga Hike - session 2 @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park | Kenwood | California | United States
Susan Topf’s Yoga Hike balances a mix of easy hiking and gentle yoga postures, breath work and guided meditation. No mat necessary. Please wear weather appropriate clothing to feel comfortable being in a natural setting[...]
RFO Solar Viewing 11:00 am
RFO Solar Viewing @ Robert Ferguson Observatory
Apr 18 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
RFO Solar Viewing @ Robert Ferguson Observatory | Kenwood | California | United States
The Robert Ferguson Observatory (RFO) is open to the public at least once a month, usually on a Saturday near the time of the New Moon (see schedule here). Daytime Solar: Solar telescopes are set[...]
RFO Public Star Party 8:00 pm
RFO Public Star Party @ Robert Ferguson Observatory
Apr 18 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
RFO Public Star Party @ Robert Ferguson Observatory | Kenwood | California | United States
The Robert Ferguson Observatory (RFO) is open to the public at least once a month, usually on a Saturday near the time of the New Moon. Star Parties: Presentations on astronomical topics are given in[...]
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Sugarloaf Trail Crew 9:00 am
Sugarloaf Trail Crew @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Apr 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sugarloaf Trail Crew @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park | Kenwood | California | United States
Help Sugarloaf with trail restoration work. Work includes bridge and step construction, installing signs, clearing, lifting, carrying and hiking. Bring gloves, hat, and water that you can carry hands-free (i.e. bring a backpack).Wear long pants,[...]
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CANCELED: ParkRx – Intermediate Hiking for Fitness Series (#2) 9:00 am
CANCELED: ParkRx – Intermediate Hiking for Fitness Series (#2) @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Apr 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
CANCELED: ParkRx - Intermediate Hiking for Fitness Series (#2) @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Please join us for an 8-week INTERMEDIATE Hiking for Fitness Program. The program leaders will guide you on a series of weekly hikes with the challenge increasing each week. Leaders will have group discussions about[...]
CANCELED: Van Hoosear Wildflower Walks 9:00 am
CANCELED: Van Hoosear Wildflower Walks @ Meeting at Arnold and Grove Street/76 Gas station
Apr 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join Sonoma Ecology Center naturalists at Van Hoosear Wildflower Preserve for one of the most spectacular wildflower displays in all of Sonoma County. Experience a pristine spring grassland with numerous species in full bloom at[...]
CANCELED: Forest Therapy 9:30 am
CANCELED: Forest Therapy @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Apr 25 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
CANCELED: Forest Therapy @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
The practice of Forest Therapy has been shown to improve health and well-being. Have you heard about Shinrin-yoku or Forest bathing? Here is an opportunity to take a walk and experience the practice for yourself.[...]
SUSPENDED: Nathanson Creek Demo Garden Volunteer Days 9:30 am
SUSPENDED: Nathanson Creek Demo Garden Volunteer Days @ nathanson creek preserve
Apr 25 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
On the fourth Saturday of every month, the Nathanson Stewards meet at the corner of East MacArthur and Second Street East, put on their gloves, and have a fun and productive morning tending the native[...]
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CANCELED: Van Hoosear Wildflower Walks 9:00 am
CANCELED: Van Hoosear Wildflower Walks @ Meeting at Arnold and Grove Street/76 Gas station
Apr 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join Sonoma Ecology Center naturalists at Van Hoosear Wildflower Preserve for one of the most spectacular wildflower displays in all of Sonoma County. Experience a pristine spring grassland with numerous species in full bloom at[...]
Sugarloaf Bioblitz (w/ City Nature Challenge)! 2:00 pm
Sugarloaf Bioblitz (w/ City Nature Challenge)! @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Apr 26 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Sugarloaf Bioblitz (w/ City Nature Challenge)! @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Join the Sugarloaf Bioblitz! Bioblitzes are gatherings of scientists, citizen scientists, land managers, and more, all working together to find and identify as many different species as possible. Bioblitzes not only help land managers build[...]
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