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

Jan
26
Thu
Trail Clearing & Construction Day @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Jan 26 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Help us keep our trails clear of brush and free of mud and rocks and assist 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 

Jan
28
Sat
Advanced Mushroom Seminar @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Jan 28 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join Our local Mushroom Expert George Riner for a day full of learning about the fascinating world of our fungi friends here at Sugarloaf. The day will include two aspects, first you will meet at the Observatory class room for a one and a half hour lecture followed by a two to three hour hike. The Hike will cover moderate terrain about 2 miles. During the hike you will have the chance to explore the park through the lens of a Mushroom explorer. Just remember all the mushroom are for your learning experience and not to take home. Limited to 30 guest cost is $40. Reserve your spot fast, this event will fill up quickly!
Purchase tickets here: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2724047
Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2724047.
Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2724047.

Yoga Hike @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Jan 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Susan Topf’s Yoga Hike balances a mix of hiking and gentle yoga postures, breath work and guided meditation. No mat necessary. Please wear weather appropriate clothing to feel comfortable being in a natural setting. For those familiar with the park, we will most likely be hiking the 2.5 mile Meadow / Hillside Loop with yoga stops in secluded glades, hilltop vistas and tranquil creekside settings. Trail varies on weather conditions and group interest. Cost is $20 including parking if registered online. All levels and ages welcome.
purchase tickets here: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2778695
Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2778695
Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2778695 .

Feb
4
Sat
Habitat Hike: Redwood Forest @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Feb 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

What is a habitat? Join our Docent Jim Moir through the featured habitat, Redwood forest, to explore all it have to offer. You will learn about the flora and fauna of this habitat during a 2 mile hike along our Pony Gate and Canyon trails. This is a Moderate hike with 400 foot elevation gain. Bring a snack for the stop at the waterfall. Meet at the Visitors Center. Hike is $10, though parking fees still apply. Hot chocolate or tea after the hike.
 
Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2811192.

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

Help us keep our trails clear of brush and free of mud and rocks and assist 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
17
Fri
Friday Hikers Hike to Neptune @ Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 1:45 pm

Mark your calendars for our next hike on February 17 at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park. Be there at 10 am for a trip to Neptune, part of the Planet Walk. We will follow the Creekside, Hillside, and Brushy Peak trails, stopping for snacks just beyond the Neptune marker. The total distance is 5-6 miles, with an elevation gain of 700 ft. This moderate hike should take about 3 1/2 hours, including lunch at the picnic area across from the parking lot. We will leave from the main parking area (past the kiosk and to your left) at 10 am. Please bring water, a snack, and lunch. Sponsors: Valley of the Moon Natural History Association, Team Sugarloaf, and CA parks.

Feb
18
Sat
Volunteer Training: Trail Patrol @ Trione-Annadel
Feb 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Volunteers are the life force of any Park. We are always looking for more help at the park. If you want to be part of our fun and fabulous team, email Susan St. Marie.
This trail patrol training is for Sugarloaf Ridge State Park, Jack London as well as Trione-Annadel.

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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.