This hike will provide a great overview of Sugarloaf in a relatively short time. The trail starts at the valley floor, climbs and does... more » a loop along the northern slope and canyons. The trails followed then return to the far end of the valley floor and return to the starting point near the Ranger Station.
The campground is located around the meadow near Sonoma Creek and has 49 campsites that can accommodate trailers and campers up to 24 feet. Each site has a table and a fire ring. There are flush toilets and drinking water nearby.
The group campground accommodates up to 50 people. There is one large barbecue and fire ring. Water faucets and chemical toilets.
Across the creek from the campground are picnic sites with tables, barbecues and day-use parking.
Trout fishing in Sonoma Creek is best in late spring and early summer (the creek is not stocked).
There are 21 miles of trails through chaparral, oak, and fir forest, and the redwoods in the canyon along Sonoma Creek. There are connections into Hood Mountain Regional Park as well.
Take Adobe Canyon Road to the main parking lot across the road from the Ranger Station. less «