Hiking Galore

Enjoy over 25 miles of trails for every level of hiking ability

Stunning Beauty

Adventure and exploration the entire family will love

Headwaters to Sonoma Creek

Enjoy a 25-foot waterfall flows after the winter rains!

Stay and Explore

Forty Seven campsites plus there is group camping available too

Upcoming Events

Feb
23
Thu
Trail Clearing & Construction Day @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Help us keep our trails clear of brush and free of mud and rocks and assiste with construction and maintenance projects such as painting and building repair.  Meet at the White Barn at 9:00.   Tools provided, no experience needed.  And lunch included!
Volunteers like you make the difference at Sugarloaf.
To RSVP and if you have questions email john@sonomaecologycenter.org

Feb
25
Sat
Brunch On Bald Mountain @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Feb 25 @ 9:15 am – 2:00 pm

Calling all hikers and non-hikers, too! Sonoma Valley’s signature mountaintop is a must-do for avid hikers, but now non-hikers can enjoy the view in good company as well while supporting our beloved park.
Join us on Saturday, February 25, 2017 as Bill & Dave Hikes and Sonoma Ecology Center present our Annual Brunch on Bald Mountain benefit to support Team Sugarloaf. Enjoy the strenuous hike, led by Bill & Dave Hikes, to the top of Bald Mountain along the trails. Not up for the climb? Then take the easy road as Team Sugarloaf partners will chauffeur you to the top. This is a rare opportunity to enjoy this peak experience, as vehicles are not normally permitted to the top of Bald Mountain.
Whether you choose to hike or ride, upon arrival at the top you will be treated to a hearty picnic brunch and incredible 360-degree views. Enjoy the morning air, incredible views, a tasty meal and, more importantly. a fun andeasy way to support this Sonoma County treasure.
TICKETS:
$35 per adult
$10 per child, age 10-17
Optional Ride: $60 per person (include brunch)
For more information and to purchase tickets go to http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2726330.
Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2726330.

Mar
9
Thu
Trail Clearing & Construction Day @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Mar 9 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Help us keep our trails clear of brush and free of mud and rocks and assiste with construction and maintenance projects such as painting and building repair.  Meet at the White Barn at 9:00.   Tools provided, no experience needed.  And lunch included!
Volunteers like you make the difference at Sugarloaf.
To RSVP and if you have questions email john@sonomaecologycenter.org

Mar
11
Sat
Sugarloaf Volunteer Training @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Mar 11 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Do you have extra time in your schedule and want to volunteer with local parks in Sonoma County? Sugarloaf Ridge State Park is looking for you. Volunteers are the life force of this lovely park. Join us for a volunteer training to become part of our team.

Mar
18
Sat
Introduction to Backpacking Class @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Mar 18 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Join local author and backpacking instructor Inga Aksamit for a three-hour classroom session going over introductory information in the first hour and looking at examples of state-of-the-art backpacking gear in the next hour. The instructors will bring a fully packed backpack, then unpack it so you can see what’s in it. No actual hiking in this instructional session. The goal of the class is to introduce participants to modern backpacking techniques and equipment, which have generally reduced the expected weight that must be carried to enjoy a wilderness experience. If you have never backpacked before, or if it has been decades since you backpacked, or if you’ve read the book, “Wild” and are inspired to start backpacking this class is for you. Tips for all age groups will be provided, from backpacking with children to considerations for seniors.
Register here: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2845086
Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2845086.

Mar
23
Thu
Spring Break Day Camp @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Mar 23 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Do you want to get the kids out of the house over Spring Break for some fresh air? We’ve got you covered at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park with our upcoming Day Camp. Join the Sonoma Ecology Center education staff for a day of fun, learning and outdoor activity. Based on our summer Creek Camp, we plan on having a nature hike, viewing the sun through solar scopes, and learning about the creatures of the park. And we will end the day with s’mores and hot chocolate around a roaring campfire. Camp will be based out of the Visitors Center. Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost: $35, or $25 for Sonoma Ecology Center members, Sugarloaf Park pass holders or for a second child from the same family. Ages 7-12. See link  to sign up
Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2865835
Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2865835 .

Trail Clearing & Construction Day @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Mar 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Help us keep our trails clear of brush and free of mud and rocks and assiste with construction and maintenance projects such as painting and building repair.  Meet at the White Barn at 9:00.   Tools provided, no experience needed.  And lunch included!
Volunteers like you make the difference at Sugarloaf.
To RSVP and if you have questions email john@sonomaecologycenter.org

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Camping at Sugarloaf

You can enjoy camping year-round at Sugarloaf with 47 family-friendly and alchohol free camping spaces surrounded by a large meadow, bordered by a year-round stream and a hillside forest.

Stargazing at Robert Ferguson Observatory

Completely dedicated to public viewing and education, the Robert Ferguson Observatory is the largest in the western United States and it’s right here at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park.

School Programs

With over 25 miles of trails, year-round camping, a seasonal waterfall, one of the highest peaks in Sonoma County, and the headwaters to Sonoma Creek Sugarloaf offers a wide range of educational opportunities for classes of all ages.