Robert Louis Stevenson State Park


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Robert Louis Stevenson State Park


Location:7 miles north of Calistoga on Highway 29.
Facilities:Picnic areas, hiking trails, vista point; no drinking water or restrooms.
Activities:Hiking.
Special Features:In 1880, author Robert Louis Stevenson spent his honeymoon on the slopes of 4,343-foot Mount Saint Helena. Although nothing remains of Stevenson's cabin, the site is identified on the trail to the summit. Today's hikers can climb the 5-mile trail to the mountain's summit for spectacular views of the Bay area and, on clear days, the top of Mount Shasta.
Address:c/o Diablo Vista District Office
845 Casa Grande Rd
Petaluma, CA 94954

Phone:707-942-4575
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=472
Size: 6,026 acres.

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Also free is Robert Louis Stevenson State Park, which includes a five-mile hike one way to the top of Mount St Helena, offering panoramic views of the valley and beyond.
Helena in Robert Louis Stevenson State Park, 6 miles north of Calistoga, offers unsurpassed views for those willing to tackle the 10-mil trip.