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Beautiful Lake Sonoma

It is worth driving or biking to the Lake Sonoma overlook. There were very beautiful panaramic... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Janice I
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San Antonio, Texas
Beautiful views from the top.

a short 30 mins drive from Healdsburg through wine country this is a great place for picnics and... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Pankaj S
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Singapore
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Healdsburg, CA
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Reviewed yesterday

It is worth driving or biking to the Lake Sonoma overlook. There were very beautiful panaramic views of the lake from the top.

Thank Janice I
Reviewed 19 August 2017

a short 30 mins drive from Healdsburg through wine country this is a great place for picnics and has some short but good hikes. We had a picnic basket and set up a lunch at a camping ground overlooking the lake. Leave early for the...More

Thank Pankaj S
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Big lake on a houseboat on this trip. Caught my biggest Catfish ever 17lbs on a chunk of hotdog. Clean water and some steep shores. And all expensive to enjoy. A Sonoma favorite Vacation spot.

Thank Clarjoe
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Stopped in to pick up the National Parks Pass. Drove around the lake and enjoyed the views from the overlook spots. Great place to picnic. Camping & Marina for boating as well as hiking trails. A gem of a place to enjoy in Sonoma.

Thank Pat B
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Lake Sonoma is one of the places a lifetime senior National Parks Pass can be purchased. The Pass is sold at the low price of $10 until August 28 when the price increases to $80. You must be 62 to qualify for the Pass. Lake...More

Thank Jane A
Reviewed 4 August 2017

The Overlook has a beautiful view. This was an unplanned stop on our day of touring wineries and vineyard, and I'm so glad we stopped!

Thank WendyDee10
Reviewed 4 August 2017

My husband and I went up here for a lunch picnic with a bottle of wine and loved the views! It was a great place to stop and have lunch for something different!

Thank rhki
Reviewed 18 July 2017

The lake itself is pretty good sized, which is great for boating and recreation. Despite the heat, we felt like the lake was definitely not too crowded. They have campsites, including some that you can boat from. We will try that sometime. The views all...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 12 July 2017

A bit of a windy drive but the views are spectacular. If you head up the left side be aware that it come to a dead end. there isn't a lot there other than a lake though. we took lots of photos

Thank shropshirelad63
Reviewed 8 June 2017

A lovely, clean, peaceful, uncrowded lake even during a holiay holiday weekend. Perfect for boating and any watersports.

Thank Mugszi
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BStrong17
10 July 2017|
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Response from Mugszi | Reviewed this property |
It would not hurt but do not forget sun screen.
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donna_d173
13 August 2016|
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Response from newtoCR | Reviewed this property |
Lake Sonoma is about 15 minutes west of Healdsburg. Travel west on Dry Creek road, keep going until you get to the lake, can't miss it. Have fun!
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baylaurel3
10 August 2016|
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Response from Leeleggs | Reviewed this property |
We did not have a dog. However we did see a small sailing boat with two dogs on it.
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