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Please enjoy all the activities we have to offer to the public from the Martha Walker Native Plants Garden, Disc Golf Course, Camping and Picnicking and our many fabulous trails for Hiking, Biking and Horseback Riding. No Dogs Allowed On Trails! Winter Hours (Until Spring Time Change) 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Summer Hours (Spring Time Change to Sept 30th) 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM Fall Hours (Oct 1st Until Fall Time Change) 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM

The fire destroyed quite a bit of beautiful scenery but, it also created a different kind of beauty. I went off the "beaten path" as I tend to do. It is well worth the views. Do so at your own risk.

Beautiful day in February (dry times) for this old guy to trapse around the hills. Good workout and nice views.

hiking
23 days ago

I did this hike after a couple of days of rain. Trails were a little wet and muddy but not terribly so that it wasn’t enjoyable. Being the middle of winter was also nice because ticks weren’t active. I have heard that they are prevalent during the spring and summer. There is minimal water source so bring your own. You will venture on a couple of creeks and small lake you could get water but be sure to filter. They had just reopened the trails. The fire had hit several sections and they had to clear away lots of burnt trees. Manzanita trail was hit hard. THe Tuteur loop trail was closed. This section is schedule to open in a couple of weeks. The hike had many open views of the Napa valley and even Benicia/Martinez area. A good mix of shade and open area. The hike from Skyline Trail to SugarLoaf Peak was steep and a narrow single track. The fire was evident here as well but one could see young growth already starting. There is biking, horseback as well. There is RV parking and tent camping at the park entrance if you want to make a night of it. Very clean and open. It took me 4.5 hours to do the 8.5 miles perimeters without the Tuteur Trail section. (Including a 30 minute lunch at the top of Sugar Loaf Peak)

Skyline has reopened! THANK YOU to all the volunteers who cleared burnt trees and other vegetation, repaired signs, and got the park back in shape. The rebirth is beautiful.

The Perimeter Loop is moderate except for the climb up to Sugarloaf and it's fairly steep in spots on the way down. It's a beautiful hike.

This is a good hike and doesn't take that long. It's located very close to downtown Napa.

A bit hard to find the trail head from the parking lot but it's a great sunny day hike with deer and turkeys right up to the trail edges. Beautiful views of wineries, downtown Napa and Silverado Trail.

Love this trail. I live just down the road so go on it a lot. Definitely tons of wildlife - NOT the trail to zone out and listen to your music on! Pay attention to snakes, pigs, lizards, turkeys, and deer aplenty. I've never seen a wildcat but know many people who have! I like to go counter-clockwise to kick off the workout in high gear and then take it easy the rest of the time. Also a good out and back if you go counter-clockwise to the Lake Marie and back.

hiking
6 months ago

Watch for rattlesnakes!

Park closes at 6:15pm in the summer!!!!

Park closes at 6:15pm in the summer!!!!

This park closes at 6:15 in the summer!!!!!

Great trail, with lots of views. You will start sweating early since Skyline Trail has lots of ups early on. Rim Rock is quite a bit of a workout, but you won't find too many people up there, if at all. For an easier loop, cut back at Chaparral. Allow yourself some extra time to sit by the lake and take in the scenery. If you are doing the Rim Rock - there's a few great spots in the shade for lunch.

trail running
7 months ago

Parking is $5. Definitely needed the app to keep on the correct trail...there are lots of trails that intersect.

Beautiful trail! A bit exposed to the sun at first, but shaded most of the way thereafter. Lots of lovely wild flowers, and a nice picnic area by the lake where you can relax and eat lunch. Definitely one of those trails that clears your mind of the clutter of every day.

Did the skyline loop to lake marie trail as a run. Well, it was supposed to be a run. Skyline trail killed that plan early on - it's a bit steep for an out of shape fat guy to run much on for the first mile or so at least. Also, there was a lot of poison oak encroaching the trail in several sections, so be aware. If you do Skyline, definitely stick with it around Lake Marie, as that's by far the best part of the hike. I recommend the Chapparal-Lake Marie trail return to make it a full loop.

I love this place such beautiful scenery

Great trail that takes you along Lake Marie and up to Sugarloaf with breath-taking views of Napa Valley and San Pablo Bay. Wear comfortable hiking shoes, bring plenty of water, and a snack. Expect to spend about 3-5hrs hiking.

Well marked and maintained trails with beautiful scenery.

Please as always watch where you are walking as we saw our first rattlesnake of the year today.

backpacking
10 months ago

Trails were in great shape! Lots of water in the creek.

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