Stories from Outdoors

Sonoma County's parks and open spaces come alive at night. See what's happening while you're sound asleep.
These Marin and Sonoma county trails were made famous during the early days of mountain biking, and still challenge rockhoppers.
The renovated lightkeeper’s cottage is one of four at the Mendocino Coast outpost now available for rent. Take a peek inside.
Pack your phone and keys in this stretchy belt before heading out to exercise.
Join sunrise and moonlight hikes, fun runs, nature walks and raptor treks, all open to the public.
Local runners turned their miles into dollars for SAY using a new fundraising app.
You can tour museums, listen to lectures and watch documentaries. But there’s another way to absorb San Francisco’s colorful history. You can hike through it.
Walk an abandoned rail line, let your dogs play in the lake and other ways to enjoy nature in Sonoma County.
Ryan and Casey Higginbotham, Pismo Beach lifeguards, set out on a 2,200-mile trip from Alaska — without a boat.
If you’re stressed out by the onslaught of politics, work and constant digital connection, unplug at one of these Sonoma County nature escapes.