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Alston Park

Dry Creek Road, Napa, CA
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Hawks and other birds abound, watch out for dog poop left by irresponsible dog owners

We followed the Bay Area hiker 2.6 mile loop. During the hike we saw plenty of towhees, sparrows... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CAtourist
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California
Good, hilly, hiking park

I had the interesting experience of flying into this park in a hot air balloon. It is a hilly, park... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Mohsman
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Lewisville, Texas
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“off leash” (8 reviews)
“run free” (3 reviews)
“hiking trails” (3 reviews)
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Dry Creek Road, Napa, CA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We followed the Bay Area hiker 2.6 mile loop. During the hike we saw plenty of towhees, sparrows, and juncos, but we also saw egrets and a great blue heron. Most importantly, we saw at least 4 different hawks. There was a red tailed hawk,...More

Thank CAtourist
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

I had the interesting experience of flying into this park in a hot air balloon. It is a hilly, park with natural flora and hiking trails. Great for a balloon-landing, jogging, hiking, and walking one's dog.I certainly wouldn't have come here otherwise on a trip...More

Thank Mohsman
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Alston Park offers both a large lease free area where dogs can run and two fenced areas. One area for small dogs and another for all dogs.

Thank dancing-rider
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This is by and large a dog park - lots of dogs (off leash) with owners - no problems with that and there were some other hikers but mostly dog-walkers. Dusty and dry!

1  Thank RoseBowlTraveler
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

In the past we traveled with our Yorkie Nicki and brought her to the park every morning to walk. She loved the park and loved walking, she is walking all the parks in heaven now. We sprinkled some of her ashes at the park she...More

Thank Gary K
Reviewed 20 May 2016

My dogs love coming to alston. The main area is off leash and they love running around. I believe the park is around 60 acres and has an on leash area on the back side that is a beautiful walk where you see a creek...More

Thank bobold
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

I've taken my dog here repeatedly, and she loves it. There are several sections: a fenced area for very small dogs and second fenced one for larger to big dogs, which has several benches and a covered picnic table. Then there is the very large...More

Thank canaclay
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Napa is "park poor" compared to many places, so you'll find that even a place like this that is remarkably ordinary suffers from overuse. You'll get some nice views over the valley from the low hills, but that's about it. The dog owners love place,...More

Thank fishquest
Reviewed 23 January 2016

Alston Park is one of those few city parks that allow your imagination to drift to thoughts for all seasons. One end allows for the freedom of people and dogs to be at their best, to walk, run and smell the beauty of mother earth....More

1  Thank Joseh2591
Reviewed 25 November 2015

The off leash section of this park is lovely, great for your dog and you for a nice, easy day hike around some beautiful vineyard views.

Thank Susan O
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