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Get outdoors this week with these local events
Check out eight Bay Area parks to visit and other walks, bike rides and workshops happening this week in Sonoma County.
Tahoe’s Emerald Bay has a new shine
The scenic campground reopened in July, and serves as a comfortable base camp for any Lake Tahoe adventure.
Trail runners greet the day on Taylor Mountain
The 2.6-mile trip to the summit is a relatively easy hike to accomplish before taking on the rest of your day.
Preserving the future of California State Parks
To sustain California’s parks into the 21st century, state officials say the system needs an overhaul.
Gearhead: Picnic Time's Canasta Basket
Pack an elegant outdoor feast in Picnic Time’s lightweight Canasta Basket.
New Bodega Bay trail opens
The Coastal Prairie Trail, being built in segments, connects Salmon Creek and the town’s community center.
Get outdoors this week in Sonoma County
Run, bike, learn about nature and play golf for a good cause.
Kayakers fish, cook and party on North Coast
'If you go hungry around here, it’s your own fault,' say tournament organizers.
Hiking to the edge of North America
Walk to the edge of the continent on this remote beach, with Point Arena lighthouse as your companion.
Top spots for bocce ball in Sonoma County
The ancient game of luck and skill is enjoying a renaissance at Sonoma County parks and wineries.
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