Slow Down, Adventure Deeply

TrekSonoma

Sink into a slower rhythm with the land and each other. Wake up in a redwood forest. Hike through grasslands. Linger near a bubbling creek. Kayak down the Russian River. Rest in a quiet meadow preserve. Forage for wild dinner ingredients with a chef and an expert wildlife ecologist. Enjoy meals together, nights around the campfire, and camping at remarkable spots along the way. Feed your soul —one experience at a time.

Redefining Outdoor Adventure

In other words, LandPaths has redefined outdoor adventure with TrekSonoma. Our multi-day walking and kayaking treks allow you to experience the land in a whole new way.

You’ll enjoy communal meals, evenings around the campfire, and camping at scenic sites along the way. Your gear will be shuttled, allowing you to spend the day with only a daypack, enjoying with ease a bounty of remarkable vistas and experiences. Whether you are a local or an out-of-town visitor, our treks are an exceptional opportunity to interact with the land’s natural beauty, farms, plant and animal life, and ecological diversity as a connected whole, entirely away from the automobile.

Join us for an upcoming trek!  Looking for something unique for a birthday, family gathering, or community-building experience? We can design a special trek for you and your friends, family, company, or organization.

Questions about TrekSonoma?

Contact:
Amanda Ayala, Community Hub Coordinator
707 544-7284 ext., 110
amanda@landpaths.org 

Bohemia to the Sea TrekSonoma Participant

" This was a very unique and wonderful trip for me. I hike quite often with groups, and in beautiful places, but this trip was different. The connection with people and nature was deeper and more real than what I usually experience. "

2020 Treks

Sonoma Mountain Wildflower Trek

Dates: March 27 – 29/ Leaders: Meghan Walla-Murphy and Arthur Dawson/ Cost: $495 w/ scholarship and work trade opportunities available to those in need

Join TrekSonoma and Sonoma Mountain Preservation for an overnight weekend wander across Sonoma Mountain. Wildlife ecologist Meghan Walla-Murphy and historical ecologist Arthur Dawson are again joining together to tell a holistic story of our beloved mountain.  Inspired by our cherished community member Pat Eliot, we will walk amongst the spring wildflowers and share meals under the stars.

Family Trek: Shell Beach to Willow Creek Ranch (and back)

Dates: May 23 -24/ Leaders: LandPaths staff/Cost: $175 adults and youth over 13, children under 13 $50, babes in arms are free

Join LandPaths on a two day, family friendly trek beginning and ending at Shell Beach, near Jenner. From the coast, we’ll walk a few miles inland to a secluded  ranch on the edge of Willow Creek State Park for an overnight of camping, storytelling, good food and a starry night around a fire. Wander, play, and relax along the  salmon-bearing Willow Creek. After a leisurely Sunday morning, you’ll hike back to the coast through gorgeous coastal hills and spring flowers.

Wild Foraging Trek

Dates: June 19 – June 22/Leaders: Meghan Walla-Murphy and guest wild foraging guide and chef Coby Leibman

Enjoy and explore the flora and fauna of summer in Sonoma County on this four-day, wild foraging walk.

Stories and News

Stories from the Field

20 people smile in a group at Saddle Mountain.

Journey to Saddle Mountain

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On the eastern boundary of Santa Rosa sits a special place called Saddle Mountain. Once at risk of development, the 960-acre preserve is home to portions of …

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two Elsie Allen high school students sit on a bluff above the ocean journaling and sitting in the sun.

LandPaths’ Inspired Forward Gets High School Students Outside, Studying Biology, and Connecting with Nature at Shell Beach

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Harbor seals resting on rocks and playing in the waves. Sea birds soaring across an azure sky broken by clouds. Wait, wait! Look! Is that a whale …

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a child in a red shirt looks for salamanders underneath a douglas fir tree

A Day of Salamanders, Songs, and Fun at Rancho Mark West

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After a long stretch of cold winter weather, a dozen families got to stretch out and run around in nature with LandPaths last Sunday. It was a …

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