Best trails in Lake Sonoma Recreation Area, California

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Looking for a great trail in Lake Sonoma Recreation Area, California? AllTrails has 16 great hiking trails, trail running trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 12 moderate trails in Lake Sonoma Recreation Area ranging from 3.2 to 19.2 miles and from 505 to 1,217 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Dry Creek, North Slope and Bummer Trails
Lake Sonoma Recreation Area
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 2 h 16 m
Dry Creek, Outcrop, Serpentine, Rancheria, Cove, Half a Canoe, Boar ScatShow more
#2 - Fire Trail and Half-a-Canoe Loop
Lake Sonoma Recreation Area
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 2 h 35 m
#3 - South Lake Trail via Old Skaggs Road
Lake Sonoma Recreation Area
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Length: 5.5 mi • Est. 2 h 53 m
Great place to backpack right on the water. Moderate hike good for older kids. Note stream crossing about 3/4 miles in. Tables and fire rings at campsites. Bass fishing is productive off the banks. Best to go in fall and early spring to avoid the heat and summer boat-in overnighters. Show more
#4 - Dry Creek, Rancheria, Boar Scat Loop
Lake Sonoma Recreation Area
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow Star(25)
Length: 9 mi • Est. 4 h 48 m
#5 - Little Flat to Bummer Peak
Lake Sonoma Recreation Area
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(24)
Length: 4.7 mi • Est. 2 h 33 m
#6 - North Slope to Bummer Peak Loop
Lake Sonoma Recreation Area
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 1 h 49 m
#7 - Boar Scat and North Slope Trail Loop
Lake Sonoma Recreation Area
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(15)
Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 17 m
#8 - Lake Sonoma South Lake Trail
Lake Sonoma Recreation Area
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(15)
Length: 19.2 mi • Est. 10 h 36 m
#9 - Lake Sonoma South Lake Trail from Skaggs Springs
Lake Sonoma Recreation Area
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(12)
Length: 5.8 mi • Est. 3 h 6 m
You can continue further along the trail if you would like.Show more
#10 - Oak Knoll Trail
Lake Sonoma Recreation Area
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(12)
Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 46 m
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