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Google Street View of Sonoma County Parks


Google Street View of Sonoma County Parks

In partnership with Google, Sonoma County Regional Parks is making many of its popular trails accessible via 360-degree imagery on Street View in Google Maps.  People around the world can virtually stroll the Sonoma Coast at Gualala Point, stand atop Taylor Mountain in Santa Rosa, and climb to Gunsight Rock at Hood Mountain in the Sonoma Valley.

“We are so excited to bring Sonoma County’s natural beauty to a worldwide audience,” said Regional Parks Director Caryl Hart. “Sonoma County is a spectacular destination for outdoor recreation. When people see these step-by-step trail panoramas, we’re sure they’ll want to visit the parks in person. Virtual images can’t replicate the sights, sounds, and smells of our forests and beaches, but they can highlight our landscapes and help more visitors discover Sonoma County.”

Viewers can now take self-guided tours of the following parks and get a sense of what it will be like to visit in person:

• Hood Mountain Park & Open Space Preserve in the Valley of the Moon

• Taylor Mountain Regional Park & Open Space Preserve in Santa Rosa

• Sonoma Valley Regional Park in Glen Ellen

• North Sonoma Mountain Park & Open Space Preserve SE of Santa Rosa

• Spring Lake Regional Park in Santa Rosa

• Shiloh Ranch Regional Park in Windsor

• Doran Regional Park on Bodega Bay

• The Pinnacle Gulch and Shorttail Gulch trails and beaches on Bodega Bay

• The Sea Ranch trails , Gualala Point Regional Park

• Ragle Ranch Regional Park in Sebastopol

• The Laguna de Santa Rosa Trail near Sebastopol

• The Joe Rodota Trail between Santa Rosa and Sebastopol

• The West County Regional Trail between Sebastopol and Forestville

To find the images on the web, search for the park name in Google Maps and then click on the Street View option or the yellow pegman. To find the images on, go to the individual park pages and click on the Street View map links.