Bothe-Napa Valley State Park


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Bothe-Napa Valley State Park


Location:5 miles north of Saint Helena and 4 miles south of Calistoga on Highway 29/128.
Facilities:Developed family campsites, developed group camp, hike/bike campsites, picnic areas, trails, swimming pool (open summer only), horseback riding concession (summer and fall), visitor center, exhibits (é).
Activities:Camping, hiking, bicycling, swimming, horseback riding, picnicking, wildlife viewing, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Park is located in the heart of Napa Valley wine country, with trails that go through stands of coastal redwoods as well as forests of Douglas-fir, tanoak, and madrone. The area was home to the Wappo Indians until the 1840s, and a Native American Garden near the visitor center displays some of the plants that were important to the people of this area. A Pioneer Cemetery is located near the day use/picnic area.
Address:c/o Diablo Vista District Office
845 Casa Grande Rd
Petalulma, CA 94954

Phone:707-942-4575
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=477
Size: 1,991 acres. Elevation: 300 to 2,000 feet.

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Redwood & Coyote Peak Loop, Bothe-Napa Valley State Park HIKE For stunning Napa Valley views, follow this moderate trail along Ritchey Creek through coastal redwoods to the forested summit of Coyote Peak, then loop back via the South Fork Trail, a total of 4.
Tony Sarto, an aide at Bothe-Napa Valley State Park, about 11 kilometres north of the fire, described a large plume of smoke to as an Francisco television station: "It looks like a volcano erupted.
Bothe-Napa Valley State Park solves that problem with shaded trails through redwood and madrone forests and alongside Ritchey Creek.