Spring & Summer Adventures

Spend the warm Spring and Summer months exploring the outdoor areas close to Dawn Ranch. We're close to prime beach locations like Goat Rock State Beach, as well as the lovely Sonoma Coast State Park. See the beautiful Pacific Ocean or marvel at the size of the giant redwoods. No matter where you end up, you'll find something amazing on the way.

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Explore Parks


With 11 state parks and 50 regional parks, Sonoma County has miles upon miles of places to hike and simply enjoy nature. Most parks offer fishing, boating, equestrian trails, and more.

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Tour the Pacific Ocean


With more than 55 miles of dramatic Pacific Ocean coastline, Sonoma County contains seriously beautiful beaches just waiting for you to explore.

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Farm Trails


Visit local farms and really get a taste of the local flavor with the popular Sonoma County Farm Trails maps. A local nonprofit has created the ultimate guide to farms matching all interests.

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Always Time for Hiking


This gorgeous region seems like it was made for hiking. Lace up your boots, grab your traveling crew, and begin to see the majestic county on foot.

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California Cheese Trail


This beloved small-roads route features a delicious array of local producers, including Bohemian Creamery and their Alpine dairy goats, Wm. Cofield Cheesemakers and their proper British cheese, and much more! What are you waiting for?

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Sonoma Zipline Adventures


Experience those California redwoods from an elevated perspective while shooting down a zipline high above it all. Fly from tree to tree soaking in unbeatable panoramic views before rappelling to the forest floor.

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Safari West


Visit the wonders of the Serengeti right here in California. Safari West combines education, conservation, and up-close experience for exotic wildlife such as giraffes, rhinoceros, antelope, cheetahs, zebras, and hyenas.