Map of the recreational trails in the Santa Rosa area


Recreational Trails in Santa Rosa, California

Santa Rosa, California map area

Santa Rosa, California

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Brush Creek Trail

Canyon Trail

Colgan Creek Trail

Fountain Grove Parkway Multi-Use Path

Hunter Lane Creek Trail

Joe Rodata Trail

Laguna De Santa Rosa Trail

Roseland Creek Trail

Santa Rosa Creek Trail

Skyhawk Creek Trail

SMART Multi-Use Path

Spring Creek Trail

Todd Creek Trail

West County Trail


Marin County

Napa & Sonoma

Santa Rosa is located about 50 miles north of San Francisco in Central California. The city and surrounding are has several recreational trails for bike riding, running and walking. Many of the trails follow alongside the channels for the local creeks others travel through parks or alongside major thoeoughfares.

Santa Rosa Creek Trail

The Santa Rosa Creek Trail is a 12-mile long system of paved and unpaved pathways that follow the channel for Santa Rosa Creek on the west side of Santa Rosa. The trail is located on one or both sides of the channel.

On its western end, the trail goes past farmland. In Santa Rosa, the trail splits into two branches. The north branch travels past residential neighborhoods, local parks and schools and also splits to the west of Marlow Road. There are a few gaps in the trail for the northern branch.

The southern branch of the Santa Rosa Creek Trail goes pat the regional park named A Place to Play and heads into Downtown Santa Rosa. In the downtown area, this branch connects to the Joe Rodata Trail and the Prince Memorial Greenway Trail.

SMART Mulit-Use Path

The Smart Multi-Use Path has two separate sections of paved pathway in the downtown area of Santa Rosa. The path follows alongside the tracks of the SMART light rail (Sonoma-Marin County Rail Transit) and goes near the SMART Santa Rosa North Station and the SMART Santa Rosa South Station

The northern section of from Guerneville Road to W. 6th Street. Trail users can follow Wilson Street and Railroad Street to meet up with trails that lead to the southern section.

The southern section spans between Highway 12 and Bellevue Avenue. The north end of this section meets the Joe Rodata Trail and is close to the Santa Rosa Creek Greenway Trail and the Prince Memorial Greenway Trail.

Joe Rodata Trail

The Joe Rodata Trail is a 6.4-mile long paved pathway that spans between Sebastopol and Downtown Santa Rosa. The trail follows alongside Route 12 and goes past farmland and commercial and industrial areas. The east end of the Joe Rodata Trail connects to the Santa Rosa Creek Trail in the downtown area.

Prince Memorial Greenway

The Prince Memorial Greenway extends for about half a mile to each side of Highway 101 to the south of Downtown Santa Rosa. The greenway trail acts as an extension of the Santa Rosa Creek Trail.


Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the recreational trails for bike riding, running and walking in the Santa Rosa area of Central California.

Individual Maps for Recreational Trails in Central California

Below is a list of links to the individual maps for specific recreational trails in Central California.

Many additional recreational trails are displayed on the maps for each city or county