Historic Quarries hike in Annadel Friday

Friday May 13th join park historians for a hike to old basalt quarries in Annadel State Park

Melitta quarryStone quarries in Annadel provided stonemasons with the material to build most of the historic buildings that are still standing in Railroad square today. The stones were also shipped to SF after the 1906 earthquake to help rebuild the city. On Friday May 13th, you can accompany a state historical volunteer on a 5 mile hike in Annadel State Park to see the historic quarries that helped build Santa Rosa and the north bay.

The hike meets at 9 a.m. at the North Burma trailhead on Channel Drive in Rincon Valley. The cost is $7 per car to enter the park. People who do not mind walking a bit, can park for free outside the park on Channel Drive in a dirt pullout. Beware, car burglaries are common so hide your valuables or bring them with you. No reservation needed.

Wear comfortable hiking clothes and bring plenty of water. This is a moderate hike with a 900’ gain in elevation. No dogs are allowed in the park.

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