|Some Nearby Public Lands|
|This is a small sampling of the parklands that originally drew me to Sonoma County.
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|This photo is taken from the hills of Annadel State Park behind the house.||Annadel consists of 5000+ acres of forests, lakes, etc. This is one of the many redwood groves.|
|Sugarloaf Ridge State Park is about 20 minutes away. This shot is taken from a favorite dining spot.|
|Another favorite dining spot within Sugarloaf. From here, you can head uphill and get commanding views of The Bay, City, bridges, and everything in between.|
|Hiking out and up from the Armstrong grove affords excellent views to the south. This park, together with the adjoining Austin Creek Rec Area is huge and diverse ... much of it remote.|
|Armstrong Redwoods State Preserve is about 40 minutes away. This is within the main old-growth redwood grove.|
|Pt. Reyes National Seashore is about 50 minutes to the southwest. This photo is from the main road that leads from the visitors' center to the beach. The park's terrain varies dramatically and includes rainforest, dense conifer forests, grassland, rugged coastline, and more.|
|This photo is from a Pt. Reyes ridgeline covered in old-growth Douglas Fir. It overlooks the ocean in the distance but on this day the fog was rolling in.|