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Davis to Vallejo Ferry

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Davis to Vallejo Ferry

This route was scouted and mapped with the intent of keeping the cyclist on low-traffic, scenic and safe routes to and through Vallejo, either to or from the Ferry Terminal.

Downtown, Davis 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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Davis to Suisun/Fairfield Amtrak Station

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Davis to Suisun/Fairfield Amtrak Station

This is a relatively flat route from the Davis Amtrak station to the Suisun/FF Amtrak station. Route skirts Vacaville on the north side, but it’s easy to jog into town for all amenities including a bike shop.

Downtown, Davis 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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Lake Solano Loop

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Lake Solano Loop

A classic club ride that ventures out around Lake Solano and, except for Mt. Solano, is mostly flat. Stop in Winters on the return for good eats.

8685 Pleasants Valley Rd., Winters 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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Davis to Martinez Amtrack Station

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Davis to Martinez Amtrack Station

Use a prevailing north wind to help push you to Martinez, find a good place to eat, and then take the train home. Or make your way to Davis and stay the weekend!

Downtown, 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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California Raptor Center

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California Raptor Center

A unique facility combining education, research, and conservation. This Center provides care for about 200 raptors per year, releasing 60 percent back into the wild. Free; open to the public weekdays 9-4. Located next to the goat barn; open weekdays 9-4, Saturday 9-12.

(530) 752-9994

Old Davis Rd , Davis 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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Sugarland Horse Park

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Sugarland Horse Park

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

(916) 842-1579

41070 County Road 18C , Woodland CA

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UC Davis Arboretum

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UC Davis Arboretum

This arboretum is a living outdoor museum with more than 22,000 types of trees, plants, and shrubs. Visitors may wander through the grounds or join public tours. The Arboretum gardens are open 24 hours a day, every day, free of charge.

(530) 752-4880

South edge of the UC , Davis 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Yolo Ballooning Adventures

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Yolo Ballooning Adventures

Soar above the beautiful Yolo County countryside in a hot air balloon. Baskets carry from 1 to 4 people; 1-hour flights include pre- and post-flight beverages (Champagne toast, anyone?).

(530) 662-8867

Yolo County, CA

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Yolo Basin/Yolo Wildlife Area

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Yolo Basin/Yolo Wildlife Area

Tens of thousands of waterfowl and shorebirds can be seen resting and feeding during winter and spring migrations October through April. Enjoy self-guided or lead tours. Listen to special speakers talk about wildlife issues. Check website for event calendar.

(530) 757-3780

County Road 32B, Davis 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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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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Stebbins Cold Canyon Reserve

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Stebbins Cold Canyon Reserve

A University of California nature reserve just six miles west of Winters. The reserve is open year round for hiking, bird watching, and plain old fun in the nearby wild. Check their website for tours and special events.

(530) 666-9700

Located on Highway 128, just past Winters, Winters 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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