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Adventurous Things to Do in Sonoma County, California

Maya Pillai
Though Sonoma County is known as the mecca for the wine and food aficionados. . .
... the county offers outdoor recreational opportunities that gives adrenaline rush to the adventurous spirits.
A best way to enjoy the terrain beauty is to go hiking in one of the state or regional parks of Sonoma.
Sugarloaf Ridge State Park, and North Sonoma Mountain Regional Park are among the most popular for hiking.
Sky Diving
Want to get a Birds-Eye view of Sonoma County, then go ...
Vineyards, oak forests, the Russian River, San Francisco skyline and redwood forests are some of the views that you get to see before leaping out of the plane.
Hang gliding or Paragliding
Want to soar like a bird minus engines and rotors? Hang gliding or paragliding is another option for the adventurers.
Sonoma Coast has all the perquisites for this adventurous sports - Bluffs and Reliable onshore winds.
Sonoma County has several beautiful camping grounds. The campgrounds have all the necessary facilities including scenic views..
Sonoma Coast State Park and Salt Point State Park are some of the parks where you can camp out.
Biplane Rides
If skydiving or paragliding is not for you, yet you want to get a bird's-eye view of Sonoma, hop on to a biplane.
The plane flies low and slow so you get to enjoy the beauty of this county.
Mountain Biking
North Sonoma Mountain Regional Park and Open Space Preserve, Shiloh Ranch Regional Park are some of the parks that offer varied terrain trails for mountain biking.
Annadel State Park is for those who want to experience the highest kick of the Adrenaline Rush. The park has a rocky terrain that is not easily scalable.
Sonoma offers the best sea kayaking in the country.
As you kayak, birds such as pelicans, gulls and cormorants wheel above your head making impressive noises.
There are two spots that are popular among surfers - Salmon Creek Beach in Bodega Bay and nearby Doran Beach.
If you are a beginner, then ahead out to the Doran Beach where the waves are moderate.
Sonoma County, California has many outdoor activities to offer its locals as well as the visitors. Right from wine and food tasting to adventure sports. Visiting this county should be in your bucket list.