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Moscowite Trail

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Moscowite Trail

Another DBC Sunday Morning Climbing Clinic: Out-and-Back to Moskowite Corner. For a 30-mile option, park and ride from the Lake Solano rest area (Pleasants Valley Road and Highway 128); you will still get all of the climbing.

El Rio Villa, Winters CA

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Cantelow Mix

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Cantelow Mix

As aggressive a ride as you will find in Yolo County, this route takes in all of Cantelow and some of isolated, steep Mix Canyon. Good for legs and lungs.

Mix Canyon Rd, Yolo County CA

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Steiger Can’t Elope

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Steiger Can’t Elope

A favorite of the Davis Bike Club for their Sunday Morning Climbing Clinic. NOTE: There are no water, food, or bathroom facilities on this route once you leave Winters.

Downtown, Winters CA

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Cache Creek Nature Preserve

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Cache Creek Nature Preserve

A mostly out-and-back trip to the Cache Creek Nature Preserve, which is open to the public weekdays 7am to 4pm and on third Saturdays.

34199 Co Rd 20, Woodland CA

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Backroads of Winters

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Backroads of Winters

Explore some lovely backroads out of Winters, passing farmlands and orchards.

Winters Backroads, Winters CA

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Flying Double

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Flying Double

A loop that takes in Yolo County Airport and the University Airport. The loop around the University Airport also takes you past the Putah Creek Riparian Reserve on the levee road. All roads are paved.

25170 Aviation Ave, Davis CA

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Historic Davis

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Historic Davis

This Bicycle Tour of Historic Davis has been remapped to provide a cue sheet for cyclists. Turn-by-turn directions and Points of Interest are noted.

Downtown, Davis CA

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Davis Bike Loop

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Davis Bike Loop

The Davis Bike Loop is an approximately 12 mile long route through the Greenbelt that passes through most of the major pieces of bicycle infrastructure in town. It’s also the route of the annual Tour de Cluck event in May. Easy for everyone.

Downtown, Davis CA

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Yolo Basin Foundation

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Yolo Basin Foundation

Yolo Basin Foundation offers environmental education programs for all ages related to wetlands and wildlife. Programs include bird watching tours in the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area, Bat Talk and Walk events in the summer and California Duck Days in February.

(530) 757-3780

45211 Co Rd 32B, Davis CA 95618

Monday–Friday 8AM–4PM.

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Woodland Farmers Market

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Woodland Farmers Market

One of Northern California’s best farmers markets! They are located in Woodland, CA at two locations both Saturday mornings and Tuesday evenings. All goods are sourced from within an hour of Woodland and help support local businesses and farmers!

Saturday Market - First Street across from the Woodland Library; Tuesday Market - Dignity Health Hospital on Cottonwood Street, Woodland CA

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Velocity Island

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Velocity Island

Northern California’s Water Sport Oasis. Located in Woodland, California just off the I-5.
The park consist of a clockwise rotating 5 tower cable system by Sesitec and 2 System 2.0s and full UNIT features. Stand up paddle boarding (SUP), knee boarding and wake skating is also available. They offer birthday parties, summer camps and much more. Our location will be easy access and literally off Interstate 5. Hotels within 800ft from park and 9 miles from Sacramento International Airport.

(530) 723-6885

755 N East St., Woodland CA

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Gibson House

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Gibson House

This museum houses collections of furnishings and artifacts depicting the various eras from the 1850s to the 1930s. They also host various events and display changing exhibits on various subjects related to the history of Yolo County.

(530) 309-6464

512 Gibson Road, Woodland CA

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Rocknasium

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Rocknasium

Davis’ premier indoor climbing facility with 23 walls and endless climbing possibilities for beginners and experts alike. No experience necessary and walk-ins are welcome; instruction and classes available. Open weekdays 11-11, Saturday 10-9, Sunday 10-6.

(530) 757-2902

720 Olive Dr., Suite Z, Davis CA

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Sacramento RiverTrain

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Sacramento RiverTrain

Travel through Yolo County aboard the Sacramento RiverTrain – full of family fun! Excursion trips and trains that celebrate the holidays (Easter egg hunts, pumpkins, panning for gold, and a very big Christmas Train) are just the start. Call for boarding location and train schedules.

(800) 866-1690

400 N Harbor Blvd., West Sacramento CA

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California Agriculture Museum

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California Agriculture Museum

Learn about the marvels of agricultural machinery and commercial trucking through a huge staging of interactive, unique exhibits. Open Wednesday through Sunday 10-5. Admission Fees: Adults (13-61) $8, Seniors (62 and up) $7, Children (5-12) $5, under 5 free.

(530) 666-9700

1962 Hays Lane, Woodland CA

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Stebbins Cold Canyon Reserve

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Stebbins Cold Canyon Reserve

This reserve is open year round for hiking, bird watching, guided tours, and plain old fun in Mother Nature.

(530) 752-6949

Highway 128 six miles west , Winters CA

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Birdwatching

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Birdwatching

Grasslands Park is a 320-acre park that contains significant natural resources with conservation of vernal pools, Burrowing owls, Swainson’s hawks and other rare and endangered species. Most of the park has ben natively restored with plants that would natively and historically be found on site. By contrast it also serves as a place for active […]

30475 CR 104, Davis CA 95616

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Putah Creek Fishing Access

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Putah Creek Fishing Access

Putah Creek is located on 150 acres between the north side of Putah Creek and State Highway 128, seven miles west of the town of Winters. The park is primarily used as a fishing access and has five different park entry points, Putah Creek Park Sites 1-5. The property is owned by the State Department of Fish and Wildlife – Wildlife Conservation Board (DFW-WCB) and is operated and maintained under a long-term lease by Yolo County. Many recent improvements have been made to the Putah Creek Parks sites that include native plant restoration, natural trails, picnic tables, fishing platforms and restrooms facilities. Putah Creek is not stocked with fish and is designated as a catch and release only stream by the (DFW-WBC) from Monticello Dam to Lake Solano.

24135 Hwy 128, Winters CA 95694

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Elkhorn Regional Park

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Elkhorn Regional Park

Elkhorn Regional Park is located on the berm between the levee and the Sacramento River, approximately 1.75 miles south of where I-5 crosses the Sacramento River on Old River Road. The park is 55 acres of lush riparian vegetation and offers a wide variety of wildlife viewing. Recreational opportunities include fishing, picnicking, bird watching, nature study, and boating. The park has a boat ramp, picnic area, parking lot, and sanitary facilities. The park is open from 7:00 a.m. until dusk, except when river conditions require closure. A use fee is required. Overnight camping is prohibited. A Park Host resides on site.

18989 Old River Road, West Sacramento CA 95691

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Knights Landing Fishing

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Knights Landing Fishing

Knights Landing fishing  is available on 4 acres near the town of Knights Landing, at the junction of the Sacramento River and Sycamore Slough, on State Route 45, about 25 miles northwest of Sacramento. This park provides access to the Sacramento River for boating, water skiing, and fishing. The property is owned by the State Department of Fish & Wildlife- Wildlife Conservation Board and is operated & maintained under a long-term lease by Yolo County. Parking and sanitary facilities are provided. No potable water on-site. Overnight camping is prohibited.

9350 Highway 45, Knights Landing CA 95645

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Clarksburg Fishing

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Clarksburg Fishing

The Clarksburg fishing area is located on a 3.9 acre shelf of land inside the Sacramento River Levee just 1.5 miles south of the town of Clarksburg. The area serves as an access to the Sacramento River for boating, water skiing, and fishing. Parking is provided. Overnight camping is prohibited. No potable water.

38125 South River Road, Clarksburg CA 95612

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Napa Valley Fly Guides

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Napa Valley Fly Guides

Enjoy half-day and full-day guided fly-fishing trips for visitors on Putah Creek, our local, wild trout river. All needed gear is provided, plus your favorite non-alcoholic drinks on the river; the full-day trip comes with lunch. Give us a call, or e-mail napavalleyflyguides@gmail.com.

(707) 294-4738

Yolo County, CA

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Sugarland Horse Park

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Sugarland Horse Park

Guided horseback trail rides, farm tours, birthday parties in a beautiful country setting. Sugarland also offers horse boarding, riding lessons, and training. The facility also hosts horse shows, dog shows, and other events.

(916) 842-1579

County Road 18C, Woodland CA

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Native American Contemplative Garden

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Native American Contemplative Garden

This serene and peaceful garden is located on the UC Davis campus and pays tribute to the Patwin people, Native Americans who lived on the land and were removed to missions between 1817 and 1836.

Located within the UC Davis Arboretum, Davis CA

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Sacramento RiverTrain

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Sacramento RiverTrain

Travel through Yolo County following the Sacramento RiverTrain during these seasonal dinner trains and events. They offer general dinner trains as well as themed trains including train robbery, murder mystery, holiday trains, and Thomas the Train. Call for boarding location and train schedule.

(800) 866-1690

341 Industrial Way, Woodland CA

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Yolo Wildlife Area

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Yolo Wildlife Area

Tens of thousands of waterfowl and shorebirds can be seen resting and feeding during the winter and spring migrations. Don’t miss the bats taking flight at dusk! Call or visit their website for information about guided tours.

(530) 757-3780

45211 Co Rd 32B, Davis CA

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Village Homes

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Village Homes

A 240-home, 60-acre development designed in 1975 to recreate a traditional sense of community and to conserve energy and water in the most efficient way possible. This development has had many foreign dignitaries and notables from the U.S. and has been the subject of many documentaries on the environment and the future. Tours are available by appointment.

Davis, CA

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UC Davis Animal Barn Tours

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UC Davis Animal Barn Tours

Take a tour of the Animal Science department research and training facilities on campus. Guided tours by reservation only.

(530) 754-4156

448 La Rue Rd, Davis CA

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UC Davis Campus Tours

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UC Davis Campus Tours

Take a guided tour through most of the major sites on campus and learn about the departments, disciplines and programs. Guided tours by reservation only.

(530) 752-8111

1 Shields Ave, Davis CA

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City of Davis Wetlands

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City of Davis Wetlands

The Wetlands is one of the city’s most valuable open space resources providing wildlife habitat, flood control, advanced waste water and storm water treatments, recreational and environmental learning opportunities. Tours are offered the first Saturday of each month.

(530) 757-4828

City of Davis Wetlands , Davis CA

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UC Davis Arboretum Tours

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UC Davis Arboretum Tours

A living museum of 22,000 types of trees, plants and shrubs. Check their website for weekly docent lead tours. Located on the UC Davis Campus in Davis.

(530) 752-4880

920 Garrod Dr, Davis CA

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Davis TransMedia Art Walk

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Davis TransMedia Art Walk

Offering artist and curator lead art walking tours of the top transmedia art walk in the United States. Guided walking tour ends with a private luncheon and tour of the John Natsoulas Center of the Arts. This tour and lunch is available for a minimal fee and lasts between 2-3 hours. Tours are on Saturday and Sunday at 10am by appointment only. Featuring the famous works of the Davis Mural Team. To download the map for a self-tour, click here,.

(530) 756-3938

Downtown Davis, CA

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