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Bothe-Napa State Park

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Address: 3801 Saint Helena Hwy, Calistoga, CA 94515-9652
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Located in beautiful Napa Valley wine country, Bothe-Napa Valley offers...

Located in beautiful Napa Valley wine country, Bothe-Napa Valley offers year-round camping for tents, RVs, bikes, walk-ins and now YURTS! Day visitors enjoy picnicking, hiking trails and a seasonal swimming pool. Large picnic grounds are available for group events. Stop in at our Visitor Center in the 1860s Tucker House, and learn about the park's first homestead families - trail maps available. Hikes range from easy, shady strolls in the redwoods to longer hikes up to Coyote Peak with great views of the valley. Or, take a hike on the History Trail past the historic Pioneer Cemetery and on to our sister park, the Bale Grist Mill, where you can take a tour of an operating water powered mill built in 1846 that still grinds grain on the original stones!

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Beautiful moderate hike

As we were not able to visit Muir Woods due to the crowds, it was a real treat to walk through Bothe-Napa and see the redwoods in total solitude. We saw only one other group the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Julie H
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Stamford, Connecticut, United States
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Stamford, Connecticut, United States
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As we were not able to visit Muir Woods due to the crowds, it was a real treat to walk through Bothe-Napa and see the redwoods in total solitude. We saw only one other group the whole time on the trails. Did Coyote Peak and back in about 2.5 hours. Really, really beautiful trees, flowers, scents and views along the... More 

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Napa Valley, CA
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250 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bothe Park is a wonderful escape from the ever-increasing traffic and congestion in wine country. Park your car and hit the trails -- away from the noise of Highway 29 and into the peaceful forest past rushing streams and blooming wildflowers in spring, although each seasonn offers its rewards. There are trails to suit every fitness level. And if you... More 

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San Diego
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's difficult to label ANY nature hike as "Average." But this is supposed to be a helpful review, and I can't say it was higher than *** . POSITIVES Yes, there are redwood stands. A few minutes past the trailhead, I was "at home" among the familiar sequoioideae. I had the hike to myself, except for the occasional fellow hiker.... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hiked Coyote Peak trail to top and some of the surrounding trails. Creeks were running heavy from rains this year, so that was nice. Some areas were blocked from storm damage still, but we made it to top. Nice park in middle of Napa valley--lots of poison oak on sides of trails.

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San Jose, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

This is a great quiet park with a lot of history, including very unique working Mill, I guess the only one in California.The settiing is very scenic at any time of the year, but summers have a tendency to be hot and dry.Hiking is great among Redwoods and one can easily choose appropriate activity level,And world class wineries are nearby.

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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We tent camped here for 2 nights while enjoying Napa as part of a California road trip. The park is ideally located near the many vineyards and restaurants. It's clean, quiet, and has nice trails. Sadly, dogs are not allowed on any trails, which is unfortunate. Still, it's a nice campground that we will enjoy on our way thru the... More 

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Oklahoma City
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Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

The Redwood trail is great hike through the trees; went on a Wednesday and it was very private. The Mill was closed so we didn't see that part. Nice temperature this time of year.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

After doing the mill the previous day, we wanted a longer hike. This time we went to Bothe-Napa state park. Great 6mi hike. I'd say a medium level hike. Some crossing of streams and some steeper climbs. Good for a 2-3hr morning hike. It's beautiful.

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oakland, CA USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Bothe- Napa State park is a welcome respite from all that winetasting. We hiked to the grain water powered mill and back and found the old cemetery interesting as well. Lots of Tuckers there. Its about 3 mile round trip. Once you get over the hill top the highway noise disappears and it is more enjoyable. We met some people... More 

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Scottsdale
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

What an unexpected surprise recommended by a staff member at our B and B. Lovely, tranquil, scenic well-maintained trails. The best light hiking of the trip and sad to say that includes time spent at Yosemite. Gate attendant most helpful, professional and personable. Great way to spend a few hours out of the rush that is now Napa.

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