Sonoma State Historic Park Association 20 E Spain St, Sonoma, CA95476 In cooperation with the California State Park Association, the Sonoma State Historic Park Association preserves and…More illuminates upon Sonoma and Petaluma's history. The non profit aims to retell the events that predate the Golden State's rich history. Membership offers discounts to local events and activities sponsored by the association.
Sugarloaf Ridge State Park 2605 Adobe Canyon Rd, Kenwood, CA95452 Sugarloaf Ridge State Park is an expansive 3,900-acre area overlooking the North Bay featuring more than 25 miles of…More hiking trails, a campground with 47 campsites, streams and waterfalls and an abundance of wildlife. It also features an astronomy observatory and educational visitors' center dedicated to public education about the local habitats, the greater environment and beyond. This park is managed by Team Sugarloaf and Sonoma Ecology Center in Partnership with California State Parks.
State of California Silverado Sector 363 3rd St W, Sonoma, CA95476 The State of California Silverado Sector is a regional organization that oversees the maintenance of national parks in…More California. It has an office in Sonoma, just off the square, behind the Barracks on West Spain Street, and maintains the park property behind the Vallejo home. The Silverado Sector can be contacted by e-mail or phone to reserve state parks for weddings, parties and private events.
This office is in charge of managing the Sonoma State Historic Parks, with sites in Sonoma and Petaluma. In Sonoma…More there are 6 historic parks: The Mission San Francisco Solano, the Sonoma Barracks, the Servents Quarters (behind the Barracks), the Blue Wing Inn, the Toscano Hotel and the Vallejo Home. The Vallejo Home is located a little under a mile to the west, on West Spain street, the rest of the sites are gathered around the Plaza. </p>
<p>The site manages a tourist office, gift shops (in the Mission and Baracks) and leads tours. The sites are a history-lesson mainstay in both regional and local school programs; they host school tours 4 days a week, and run an enviornmental studies program, and a historic crafts program for 4th graders. The site runs a popular volunteer program, that provides docent led tours, a garden group, maitenence for the parks, and a community bike patrol to support the rangers. The Parks team is currently developing an "Interprative Plan" to direct the historic renovations of the sites.</p>
Serving as a comprehensive gift shop and information hub, the Sonoma Barracks is a check-in point for those…More visiting the three Historical State Parks in downtown Sonoma. Operating under the umbrella of the California State Parks, the Sonoma Barracks asks for a $3 admission fee for visitors to experience the historic 1840 Barracks, the Sonoma Mission and General Vallejo's home.</p>
<p>The Sonoma Barracks house a gift shop that offers local jewelry, literature, stuffed animals, t-shirts, paintings and magnets as well as information and admission tickets.</p>