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HWY 80/12 - SUGARLOAF RIDGE STATE PARK
Round-trip mileage: 2.5-6 miles
Difficulty: 1 ( 1=Easy,2=Moderate,3=Strenuous )
Description:
Sugarloaf Ridge State Park is a fun park to go to in the spring and winter. It can get very hot at other times. Spring brings out the wildflowers and stocks up Sonoma Creek Waterfall which can almost dry up by Summer.

For more info, go to www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=481
Directions:
From Santa Rosa, head south on Hwy 12 about 10 miles and turn left on Adobe Canyon Rd (signed for Sugarloaf Ridge State Park).

From the East, take Hwy 80 towards San Francisco. Pass Vacaville and Fairfield. Then shortly after Hwy 680 heads south, turn West on Hwy 12 (about 60 miles from Rancho Cordova).

It can get a little tricky at about 6.2 miles as Hwy 12 joins with Hwy 29 (turn right). After about 4 miles, turn west (left) on Hwy 12 to Sonoma. After about 5.1 miles, turn right on Napa Rd for 4.4 miles when the name changes to Leveroni Rd after crossing over Hwy 12 Broadway and continue 1.8 miles to Arnold Dr. Turn right on Arnold Dr.

Drive about 5 miles and turn right on Madrone Rd. Drive 0.9 miles and turn left on Hwy 12. Drive 6.7 miles, thru Kenwood, and turn right on Adobe Canyon Rd (signed for Sugarloaf Ridge State Park).

Take this road into the park and park in the trailhead parking lot on the left, just past the park kiosk (entrance fee).
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