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Bay Area Ridge Trail: Jack London and North Sonoma Mt. Regional Park

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This section passes through forests and grasslands on the eastern and northern flanks of Sonoma Mountain.


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7.7

Miles

12.5

KM

85%

Runnable

2,071' 631 m

High

691' 211 m

Low

1,669' 509 m

Up

1,279' 390 m

Down

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

22%

Max Grade (12°)

Dogs Unknown

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Open to hikers, equestrians, and mountain bikers (except bikes prohibited on a 0.7-mile section).

Description

Join the main Ridge Trail route from a 2.1-mile connector trail through redwood and oak forests. The Ridge Trail then travels north on the Mountain Trail and North Sonoma Mountain Ridge Trail. It passes through forests and grasslands on the eastern and northern flanks of Sonoma Mountain; you'll travel on a fire road to reach lofty heights with grand views of the Sonoma Valley, then descend on a well-designed narrow trail through beautiful oak woodlands.

This trail description is excerpted from the 2019 Bay Area Ridge Trail Guidebook. For details on all trails, trailheads and more buy the book from Wilderness Press.

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A section along the gentle hills. Wear sunscreen, you'll be exposed on this for a while.
May 7, 2016 near Eldridge, CA
Gorgeous Bennett Valley. Take your time and enjoy viewpoints like this one!
May 7, 2016 near Eldridge, CA
Cool ruins along the trail.
May 20, 2016 near Eldridge, CA
Very beginning of the trail; nice and shaded.
May 7, 2016 near Eldridge, CA
Jack London State Historic Park. Rest area well up on Mountain Trail. One picnic table, no water, no restrooms. with permission from MrRedwood
May 20, 2016 near Eldridge, CA
Sonoma Mountain Ridge Trail opens to the public, Spring, 2015.
Jun 1, 2015 near Eldridge, CA

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