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Best parks in Napa Valley

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“Hiking trails, museum, and historic homes of Jack London and his wife Charmian. The hike to the ruins of the Wolf House, which was to be Jack’s dream house but which burned just before completion, is worth it. Don’t miss visiting the cottage where Jack lived and worked. There are picnic tables on the way to the cottage and you get a lovely view of the hillsides.”
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Plaza
“Reserve a few hours to circumambulate the plaza, taste wine and buy stuff.... get a picnic and settle in the park or eat at one of the many restaurants. I've had a few art shows at Bump Tasting Room and that is fun. Say hi to Geordie for me. Then get frozen yogurt at Top That next door. I'd go to the art museum too but that is me.”
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“Hike to gunsight rock for a view down the valley of the moon all the way to the bay bridge.”
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“If you love history and nature this is the place for you! Enjoy the museum, a stroll through the woods to the Wolfe House, vineyards and private lake. Home to Broadway under the Stars in summer.”
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“Great for hikes, botanical garden. Long trails with horses and great views of the valley. $5 admission fee per car, but well worth it. Very local activity.”
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Church
“Worth visiting! One of the California Missions preserved. Near the square in Sonoma. Then make it a day to explore Sonoma!”
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Park
“A 3 miles loop with vineyards and amazing views. Located 2 miles from us, plenty of parking and safe. ”
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Park
“Wonderful Hiking and biking path. Great walking too. Many benches on the way for meditation and resting time.”
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Garden
“Explore 25 acres 20,000 wild origins plants & flowers. Rare and endangered species , wild collected in East Asia.”
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“I absolutely love this place in winter. My preferred access point is 3000 Los Alamos Road. Such a beautiful to place to visit just after a heavy rain. If you walk down the trail at the first opportunity instead of staying on the main trail, you'll head to a beautiful major creek. A word of warning, the road here is narrow and winding. The views are phenomenal. At one point it's literally one car wide with no guard rail and a sheer drop off. If you encounter another vehicle coming the other direction, it can be a little terrifying, especially if you both have large vehicles and the other driver is a bonehead and it's raining hard. (Yep, that's the voice of experience.) But, oh, the beauty!”
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“historic home to visit along the back path. We have a nice back path that starts at Maxwell village Shopping center on HWY 12 and that goes all the way past the plaza and dead ends at Sebastiani Winery. It's about 2.5 mi. You can stop and visit General Vallejo's home along this path and make a stop at the train depot and Sonoma Barracks and The Mission which are on the Plaza.”
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Historic Site
“Visitors can watch the original set of French Buhr millstones in action when the miller grinds grain into Bale Mill flours and meals. HOURS – Open weekends 10:00 – 5:00 (mill tours until 4:00) Year-round: Saturday and Sunday the grounds are open 10:00 to 5:00 with tours of the mill 10:00 to 4:00.”
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“along Napa river maybe connected all the way to San Francisco Bay ... one day !!! ”
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“or just down the street makes for a great walk/jog on this quiet country lane. Also Las Posadas in Angwin has some fabulous hiking trails as well as Mt St. Helena farther north.”
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“This charming neighborhood park is completely flat and has a lot of shade. It has a busy playlot in the middle and is popular for picnics and parties. ”
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