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Shollenberger Park

#2 of 56 things to do in Petaluma Features Animals
Lakeville Hwy, Petaluma, CA 94954
+1 707-778-4303
Review Highlights
A great easy walk

This can be a two mile walk or you can make it more. Very flat but not all paved. Lookout viewing... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
via mobile
Nice, easy walk with lots of birds but not a whole lot more to see here

A great VERY easy walk around a lagoon and along the Petaluma River. Perfect for mobility... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ryan L
Petaluma, California, United States
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“mile loop” (11 reviews)
“bird watching” (13 reviews)
Lakeville Hwy, Petaluma, CA 94954
+1 707-778-4303
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This can be a two mile walk or you can make it more. Very flat but not all paved. Lookout viewing deck. Lots of parking. You can start at Starbucks and park there and take10 min walk to park. Lots of birds and wetlands. Biking...More

Thank lgardenia
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great VERY easy walk around a lagoon and along the Petaluma River. Perfect for mobility challenged people. It's a paved path AND a parallel dirt path, so whether you want to walk on dirt or maybe have a wheelchair, scooter or walker, it's a...More

Thank Ryan L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Treat yourself to an easy walk around this wetlands area. Flat 2 mile walk. Lots of waterfowl and even swans to see. Tranquil and great views all around the loop walk. Parking easy. One of the cleanest public bathrooms.

Thank jtravelCa
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Nice calm place. Lush green and variety of birds. Good tracks to run or cycle. You also find various wooden benches to sit and admire lake, birds vegetation. Our chill with a nice book.

2  Thank chanchalk2014
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

This trail can be walked, biked or ran. Its an easy beautiful trail. Approx 2 miles. Some people bring their dogs.

Thank 2us4girls2boys
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I walk my dog here every decent day that we are in town, usually 10 or so days per year. Level, clean path. Gorgeous vistas. Great opportunity of view/photograph various birds and water fowl. Other walkers seem courteous and friendly. A reasonable amount of parking....More

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is a great place to walk, run, bike, bird watch, meditate, meet up with friends, or admire scenery and photograph it. Now that we have water again we have an abundance of birds there. The ground is level - so walkers, canes, electric chairs,...More

Thank Cate190
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a great place to go for a walk with your dog or with someone else. I love it when you can see the baby swans. It's also a great place for people who like to bird watch. On several occasions we have had...More

Thank Janice B
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Shollenberger Park is a great place to go for a long walk. There are usually birds of several varieties around.Sometimes deer, turtles, and other wildlife.

Thank dhmulkey
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Looking for a casual walk to enjoy nature. This is the place. Lots of wild birds flying overhead and ducks crossing the path. Take a seat and enjoy the peacefulness of the Petaluma River. Local rafts and row boats come by. Decent size parking lot...More

Thank Loretta B
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