July 4th Fireworks Hike at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Join "Bill & Dave Hikes" and Team Sugarloaf for your chance to Bald Mountain-- a spectacular vantage point to view as many as 18 different fireworks displays!
Upon arrival at the top, you'll enjoy a sumptuous mountaintop reception. We'll serve hearty snacks and sweets, lemonade and water. Feel free to pack a picnic or a bottle of wine.
Kick back, relax, and enjoy the sunset and then beautiful sights of fireworks display that span the Bay Area-- from Windsor in the north, Berkeley, and Oakland in the east, San Francisco to the south, with possible views of the south bay.
Space is limited and we expect to sell out. Reserve your space now!
Price per ticket is $50, and 100% of proceeds support Team Sugarloaf's operations of Sugarloaf Ridge State Park.
Kids 12-17 are $10. Not recommended for children under 12.
The hike is approximately 6.5 miles round trip. Expect approx. 1.5 hours hiking time each way.
Please arrive at the group campsite (near the Observatory)NO LATER THAN 6:45 PM. Hike begins promptly at 7 pm in order to assure our arrival at the top before dark.
WHAT TO BRING:
* Drinking water for the hike up. We'll have plenty to drink at the top
* Headlamp or flashlight
* Binoculars, optional
* Cloth napkin to reduce waste and help keep our park clean
WHAT TO WEAR: Proper attire with sturdy hiking or trail shoes and layered clothing is a must. It will may be cool and windy at the top. Please be prepared with an extra layer.
We will return to the parking lot at approximately 11 pm.
Sugarloaf Ridge State Park was among the 70 state parks closed by the state in July, 2012. Thanks to Team Sugarloaf, a collaboration of five partner organizations led by Sonoma Ecology Center, the 2000-acre park and all park programs and services -- including hiking, picnicking, camping, guided hikes and nature walks, and the Robert Ferguson Observatory -- continue.
Team Sugarloaf assumed responsibility for park in July 2012, and will continue to manage it through 2019.
Team Sugarloaf partner organizations include Sonoma Ecology Center (lead partner), Valley of the Moon Observatory Association, Valley of the Moon Natural History Association, United Camps Conferences and Retreats, and the Sonoma County Trails Council.
Sugarloaf Ridge State Park (View)
2605 Adobe Canyon Road
Kenwood, CA 95452
|Minimum Age: 12|
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|