Top Adventures in Winters

  • Fly Fishing on the Putah

    Putah Creek is a little over an hour drive from SF without traffic. The creek has flows beginning in April, which can reach up to 700cfs during the summer months. The creek begins to drop after September. Keep in mind that wet-wading isn't recomme...

  • Hike the Homestead-Blue Ridge Loop

    From the official trailhead, start off by taking the Homestead Trail, which forks towards the right. A trail connecting Homestead and Blue Ridge will take you to a creek nearby. Veer off the trail along the creek and there is a water hole for cool...

  • Hike the Lake Berryessa Loop

    At the bend in the road on Highway 128, you will pass two silver gates. The gate with the UC Davis logo is the entrance to the trailhead. Past the entrance there is a large dirt pullout off the road with plenty of parking.Starting at the trailhead...

    4 miles 1500 ft gain

  • Hike the Stebbins Cold Canyon Loop

    Stebbins Cold Canyon is a great day hike for all skill levels, accessible year round, and offers an abundance of wild flower viewing, including the California poppy. Tog get to the hike, head about 8 miles west of Winters, CA, where a silver fire ...

    4.5 miles 350 ft gain

  • Bike the Lake Berryessa Loop

    Begin your ride in Vacaville, California out of Alamo Creek Park (street parking is available and free). Head north on Alamo Drive and veer left onto Foothill Drive, then left (South) onto Pleasants Valley Road. After two miles, veer left onto Che...

    55.82 miles 1007 ft gain

  • Bike the Cantelow Climb

    Begin your ride from Lagoon Valley Park in Vacaville, California. There is a parking lot here if you drive to the start of your ride (the park entrance fee is $3 per vehicle per day). Head out of the parking lot and turn right onto Rivera Road whe...

    19.68 miles 1119 ft gain

  • Bike the Gordon Valley to Wooden Valley Scramble

    This is a 13.5 mile loop route in Fairfield, California. The route has a total ascent of 498 feet and has a maximum elevation of 369 feet.Begin your ride at the corner of Oliver Road and Mankas Corner Road. Along Mankas Corner Road you'll pass the...

    13.5 miles 498 ft gain

  • Hike the Lake Hennessey Loop

    The "lollipop" hike starts at the "Ranch House" parking lot off of Chiles Pope Valley Road - alternatively, you can access from Conn Valley Road for a shortened 5.6-mile loop. You turn off Chiles Pope Valley Road onto Moore Creek Trail, drive past...

    6.4 miles 900 ft gain

  • Bike the Napa Valley Wine Trail

    The Napa Vally Vine Trail is an ongoing project of the Napa Valley Vine Coalition which has the stated goal of creating a 47 mile long bike trail along the entire length of Napa Valley. Currently 12.5 miles of trail is available between downtown Y...

    12.5 miles 100 ft gain

  • Hike through Skyline Wilderness Park

    Enter the parking lot just off of Hwy 221. Plan to pay a $5 entrance fee at the kiosk. The trail head begins at the edge of the parking lot where you'll soon be passing by the Martha Walker Native Habitat Garden on your right. Veer left to continu...

    5.8 miles 1100 ft gain

  • 5.5mi Meritage Loop

    Skyline Park is the perfect playground for the committed trail runner. The park has fast and swoopy forest singletrack, semi-technical climbing, and everything in-between. The miles and the elevation gain here make the runs in the park somewhat de...

  • Hike To Zim Zim Falls

    This 8 mile (out and back) hike begins at the trail head off of Knoxville Road, just before mile marker 24. The first 3 miles are relatively flat, though you will cross the creek about 9 times. Right before you reach the waterfall, you will come t...

    8 miles 500 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Vacaville, California

      Be Love Farm

      We have spent many years crafting our farmhouse with our mission at heart: a place where guests can come and reconnect with nature. Awaken to the sounds of a rooster call from the top of the house ...

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    • Vacaville, California

      Mountaintop Vineyard Getaway

      The vineyards and lavender fields create the ideal backdrop for deep relaxation. Whether you're seeking quiet introspection or a secluded getaway with the people you love most, Girl on the Hill res...

      From $320/night

    • Napa, California

      Oak Shores Day Use Area (Ca)

      Overview Nestled between Blue Ridge and Cedar Roughs east of Napa Valley, Lake Berryessa provides ample public recreation opportunities. Popular activities on and around the large, yet uncrowded la...

    • Rumsey, California

      Orchard Room

      The region is full of organic farms, hiking trails, wildlife viewing, kayaking and swimming in the river 1 1/2 miles down the road; and Camilla has a wealth of knowledge about all of it. Dark skies...

      From $105/night

    • Rumsey, California

      Moon Room

      The region is full of organic farms, hiking trails, wildlife viewing, kayaking, and swimming in the river 1 1/2 miles down the road; and Camilla has a wealth of knowledge about all of it. Dark skie...

      From $105/night

    • Rumsey, California

      Private Cottage In Capay Valley

      The region is full of organic farms, hiking trails, wildlife viewing, kayaking and swimming in the river 1 1/2 miles down the road; and Camilla has a wealth of knowledge about all of it. Dark skies...

      From $107.50/night

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