Community Hubs, Protected Land

Places

Click here to read an important update on the impact of shelter-in-place orders on LandPaths Preserves and Partner Properties.

Our goal is to get you on the land because we believe nature is transformative. 

Since 1996, community access to local natural landscapes has driven our work. With that comes a responsibility to steward and restore that land. We are the current stewards of multiple preserves and community gardens across Sonoma County. You can enjoy and help us steward these places through our environmental education, individual and group stewardship, and volunteer programs. Or join us for one of our celebratory gatherings in nature throughout the year. 

Protected Land

All of LandPaths’ preserves are permanently protected from further development. With the help of volunteers like you, we manage the natural resources in a way that’s good for the land and the people. We also partner with city and county agencies to steward community gardens and open space preserves. 

Public Access

We invite you to join us at each preserve, aside from Ocean Song, which is currently closed to public access. These are community hubs where you can come together in common purpose, with people like you, in the spirit of belonging, welcoming, love of the land, and stewardship. 

By gathering people on our land, we hope to create deeper connections, and a community conservation ethic, now more important than ever as we grapple with the impact of climate change on future generations. 

Throughout the year, we offer hundreds of opportunities to get outside and grow community with nature in these awe-inspiring local landscapes.

Participate

Andy’s Unity Park Community Garden

Community hub and garden at Andy’s Unity Park in southwest Santa Rosa.

Bohemia Ecological Preserve

1,000 acre protected preserve in the western hills of Occidental.

Bayer Farm

Community hub and farm in the heart of Roseland.

Grove of Old Trees

48-acre preserve in the hills west of Occidental. Open to the public 7 days a week, year-round. 

Ocean Song

421-acre preserve in western Sonoma County.

Rancho Mark West

Outdoor learning landscape with organic garden, pristine creek, historic barn, demonstration forest,and more in the hills above Santa Rosa.

Riddell Preserve

400 acres of wild, diverse habitat above the west Dry Creek Valley in Healdsburg.

Fitch Mountain

173 acre open space preserve on Fitch Mountain, owned by the City of Healdsburg and stewarded by LandPaths. 

Healdsburg Ridge Open Space Preserve

150 acres of wetlands, oak woodlands, chaparral, and grasslands owned by City of Healdsburg and stewarded by LandPaths. 

Stories + News

In the News

Our impact is made possible by volunteers like you, with a passion for growing community with nature.

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How LandPaths is responding to the Covid-19 pandemic

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For 25 years LandPaths has actively worked for land and community in Sonoma County. Our commitment is further strengthened during the immense mental, physical, and financial challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic.  Since March of last year, when …

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Girl Scout Katrina Anderson on her Community Garden Plot at Bayer Farm

Today, we’re featuring a guest post from Katrina Anderson, an Ambassador Girl Scout in Sonoma County. Please enjoy! My name is Katrina Anderson and I’m an Ambassador …

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Harvest Festival at Bayer Neighborhood Park and Gardens

Harvest Festival and LandPaths 25th Anniversary Celebration Day: Saturday, September 11, 2021 Location: Bayer Neighborhood Park and Gardens, 1550 West Ave., Santa Rosa, CA 95407  Time: 9 AM – 3 PM  You are invited …

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