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Annadel State Park

6201 Channel Dr, Santa Rosa, CA 95409-5701
+1 707-539-3911
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Our Favorite Place to Hike

With miles and miles of trails and many different ecozones, Annadel is our favorite spot for a... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2016
Santa Rosa, California
Great park!

Annadel is one of the best state parks for off road biking, joggers, hikers and horseback riding... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2016
Santa Rosa, California
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“mountain bikers” (17 reviews)
“lake ilsanjo” (16 reviews)
“spring lake” (16 reviews)
6201 Channel Dr, Santa Rosa, CA 95409-5701
+1 707-539-3911
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Reviewed 25 March 2016

With miles and miles of trails and many different ecozones, Annadel is our favorite spot for a Saturday hike. There are trails for all sorts of hikers- from beginners and small children to those gearing up for bigger trips- my husband trained for his Pacific...More

Thank markfG1202XB
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Annadel is one of the best state parks for off road biking, joggers, hikers and horseback riding. There are many ways to enter the park for free. Most users will hike or run or bike to Lake Ilsanjo and take a quick swim to cool...More

Thank perryaam
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Annadel has several hiking, biking, riding trails to choose from. There are mostly sunny trails. Mostly shady trails. Some really rocky trails. Chances of seeing, coyote, deer, hawks, and more. We are so lucky to have this park in Santa Rosa.

1  Thank Geminiwiners
Reviewed 16 March 2016

This park is humongous, you can literally spend a full day hiking and never hit the same trail (other than a couple crossings). We have done hikes ranging from a couple miles to about 16. Beautiful views, nature, wildlife, summits and water. Visit Henry's Knob...More

1  Thank JTeruelJax
Reviewed 28 February 2016

We were in Sonoma for wine tasting weekend but took time for a 7 mile hike. The weather was beautiful. We hiked at Annabel State Park. It was a very busy day there. Many locals appear to walk in and not pay to park. We...More

1  Thank Cheryl L
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Your dogs will need tick prevention! but its worth it. I take my dogs hiking in annealed weekly and I've yet to have a bad experience! i see something new every time i go, fresh air and beautiful sights to be seen. If your looking...More

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Channel drive is a popular, flat walking path that is great in the warm months, as well as during the rains when the streams come alive. The trails are very popular with mountain bikes - horses are also allowed - but it does creat times...More

Thank 1wanaka
Reviewed 18 February 2016

The obsidian deposits in Annadel were highly utilized by the Wappo and Pomo Indians since prehistoric times. They fashioned the glasslike obsidian into points (arrowheads), choppers, scrapers, and other tools. Remnants of worked obsidian are abundant and will be found almost anywhere in the park....More

Thank 994RonR
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Annabel is a revered local spot for mountain bikers. Trails are meant to be shared by hikers and cyclists but weekends make the trails a biking highway.... Lake Ilsanjo is a fun place for a summer swim. Sugarloaf State Park or Jack London State Park...More

Thank p0tter66
Reviewed 11 February 2016

I come here many times to walk. Best time is early in the morning, it's so beautiful to walk around the lake. There are many off the path hiking and mountain bike paths. Put your comfy walking shoes on and enjoy nature the nature around...More

1  Thank J M
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29 August 2016|
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Response from AurelieHarley | Reviewed this property |
Nuthin, Annadel is a state park, and dogs are forbidden except on Channel rd Dr. I actually strayed from one of the trails and got PULLED OVER by the ranger who almost cited me. Sure enough you can see the no dogs allowed... More
Sanine W
28 August 2016|
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Response from travelingchef745 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! This park would be great for wheelchairs. Lots of paved paths and gentle rises overall. The food concession had tables set in the sand --- there may have been some on hardened ground. But it's near paths, so access is... More
Elaine A
15 November 2015|
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Response from phantom12345 | Reviewed this property |
No dogs allowed at annadel, even on leash...spring lake, which is a regional park, and much smaller,dogs are allowed (abuts up to annadel)