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Helen Putnam Park

Chileno Valley Rd., Petaluma, CA
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Worth a trip - if you're a local...

An OK-enough experience that my family and visitors have been there a few times - partly for no... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2015
Daniel H
Solitude in nature just 10 minutes from the city

After a morning business meeting and a wonderful but filling lunch on wonderful Mexican food, my... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2015
Ahmet A
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
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“hiking trails” (5 reviews)
“open space” (4 reviews)
“wild flowers” (4 reviews)
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Chileno Valley Rd., Petaluma, CA
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"hiking trails"
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"open space"
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"wild flowers"
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"playground area"
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"green hills"
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"south loop"
in 2 reviews
"cash or credit card"
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"small playground for kids"
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"different levels"
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"play ground"
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"great exercise"
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"paved path"
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"single track"
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"sonoma county"
in 4 reviews
"nice pond"
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"all ages"
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"love this place"
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Reviewed 6 August 2015

An OK-enough experience that my family and visitors have been there a few times - partly for no other reason than to support our local, underfunded parks. A few BBQ grills in the Gazebo/playground area. Flush toilets. Usually very dry. Some steep hills. Very little...More

1  Thank Daniel H
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Reviewed 28 July 2015

After a morning business meeting and a wonderful but filling lunch on wonderful Mexican food, my wife and I wanted to spend a little time walking off the calories and enjoying some peace and quiet. Helen Putman park really worked for us. It's a quick...More

Thank Ahmet A
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Reviewed 17 July 2015

I absolutely love Helen Putnam Park. It is so incredible to have this gorgeous open nature, with a ton of great different trails, right on the edge of town! A quick 10 minute drive from my house, and you're engulfed in nature....gorgeous rolling hills, oak...More

Thank Shennon O
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Reviewed 9 July 2015

The variety of hiking and walking trails is pretty extensive, from short, relatively flat strolls, to longer up and down climbs. The path options are clearly displayed on a map at the trailhead by the parking lot, and each trail is clearly marked along the...More

Thank mossyfy
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Reviewed 9 July 2015

This is a local park/open space area in Petaluma. You can access the park from the Victoria Subdivision or on your way out of town on "D" St. There are many trials and one main paved path. If you want the best views you have...More

Thank bemisup77
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Reviewed 26 June 2015

Helen Putnam Park is one of Petaluma's best un-kept secrets. The hike is easy but beautiful. One way will take you past a small pond. You are likely to see wild flowers, animals, and friendly doggies on a walk with their people.It is almost never...More

Thank LaRaeMeadows
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Reviewed 9 June 2015

Good hike but a bit difficult to find. We walked from downtown which was a long trip. Lot's of dog walkers and joggers. Used by locals. Lovely view from the top.

1  Thank Juliet M
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Reviewed 6 June 2015

Helen Putnam is a pretty park, with uphill if you want it and flat if you don't. There are a couple of places that offer a bit of a hill to get your heart rate going or you can just stay on the flatter areas...More

1  Thank DeniseKramer
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Reviewed 6 June 2015

Love HPP. It is a great place for a hike. People of all ages and skill levels can be found here. You can run or walk the trails which is nice. Great for taking kids to on a field trip.

Thank Cappi O
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Reviewed 20 May 2015

I love walking around in this park, and the views on top of the hills op Petaluma are wonderful. bring lots of water too drink in the summer though.

2  Thank Morgan C
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