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Trails for Taylor Mountain Campaign - Sonoma County Regional Parks


Trails for Taylor Mountain Campaign
Sonoma County Regional Parks

Trails for Taylor Campaign to Expand Trail Network
Donors Sponsor Two Feet of Trail to Win Marmot Gear

The Sonoma County Regional Parks Foundation and Sonoma County Trails Council have launched their second “Trails for Taylor” Campaign. Donors contribute $10 to sponsor two feet of trail at Taylor Mountain Regional Park. For each $10 donation, a donor gets one opportunity to win a tent and two sleeping bags donated by Marmot. Contributions can be made online at; by mail at Sonoma County Regional Parks Foundation, 2300 County Center Dr., #120A, Santa Rosa, CA 95403; or by phone at (707) 565-1830.

“Taylor Mountain Regional Park currently has five miles of trails,” explained Melissa Kelley, executive director of the Sonoma County Regional Parks Foundation. “Ultimately, the park master plan calls for about 15 miles of trails. Campaigns like this one are critical to raising the funds that make more trail construction possible.”

Sonoma County Trails Council Volunteers  Photo: Melissa Kelley“Sonoma County Regional Parks, the Parks Foundation and the Trails Council have developed an exceptional collaboration around these trail-building efforts,” added Ken Wells, director of the Sonoma County Trails Council. “Cash donations to the Trails for Taylor Campaign, combined with regular Trails Council volunteer workdays, enable us to build more trails than either cash or volunteer efforts could alone.”

Last year’s Trails for Taylor Campaign helped fund Redtail Trail, which begins at the new Petaluma Hill Road entrance to Taylor Mountain Regional Park. The trail is now open to the public.

The Trails for Taylor Campaign will run through National Public Lands Day, September 26, 2015, when the Trails Council will draw the winner.


The Sonoma County Regional Parks Foundation raises funds, fosters partnerships and advocates on behalf of Sonoma County Regional Parks. The Sonoma County Trails Council works in partnership with others to advocate, plan, build and maintain a network of sustainable, shared-use trails for non-motorized recreation throughout Sonoma County.