Biking Spots near Rohnert Park
Living at University District means keeping active is effortless—and with no shortage of exhilarating biking spots in the vicinity, it’s a whole lot of fun too! Check out some of our favorite locations to get pedaling and cruise your way to the best views around.
Head over to Crane Creek Regional Park for rolling grasslands and meadows that are abundant with springtime wildflowers. Not a bad view as you navigate multi-use trails that loop around the perimeter of the park. We recommend the Fiddleneck, Buckeye and Northern Loop trails for your next biking adventure.
If you’re ready for a side of serenity with majestic views—who isn’t— turn to Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve. When you find yourself at the biking trail at Armstrong Woods Road, take the time to experience a family-friendly ride as you traverse the towering coastal redwoods. Be sure to pack a lunch to enjoy with a view that packs a punch before heading back across a virtually flat trek.
For the adrenaline rush of a cross-country ride, turn to Trione-Annadel State Park. Home to one of the most well-known mountain biking networks in Northern California, this 5,000-acre park boasts over 40 miles of trails. With bikeways of every difficulty, riders of any level can put their best foot—or pedal—forward.
Body, mind and soul—for an experience that indulges all three, we have Brush Creek Trail. Found in neighboring Santa Rosa, this multi-use bike path follows a local waterway. If you’re looking for a pace that’s a little more easygoing, look no further than Jack London State Historic Park. Featuring 28 relatively easy mountain biking trails that offer orchard and lake views, this local favorite will quickly become yours.
Boasting the best panoramic views of Petaluma Valley, Helen Putnam Regional Park features 10 mountain bike trails that flow through open savanna and grasslands. Taylor Mountain Regional Park and Open Space Preserve in Santa Rosa includes approximately seven miles of trail—and equally awe-inspiring views.
Finally, a unique offering for those who want to take advantage of living at the heart of Wine Country—why not indulge in a Wine Country bike tour? Head north toward Healdsburg for the weekend and book a tour with Wine Country Bikes for a ride along quiet roads with beautiful views, great wineries and wonderful lunch stops. Now that’s a perfect pairing.
They say you’re only one ride away from a good mood. Well, your (bike) path to one starts right here—at University District.