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Taylor Mountain gates open to public

Nearly two decades and $21 million in the making, the 1,100-acre Taylor Mountain Regional Park and Open Space Preserve opened to the general public for the first time over the weekend.

Supervisors approve Taylor Mountain park plan

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a plan meant to guide the future look and feel of a regional park on Taylor Mountain overlooking Santa Rosa. The blueprint for the 1,100-acre property includes 17 miles of trail for use by hikers, equestrians and cyclists, camping and picnic sites, five trailheads with restrooms and future plans for a visitor center, small event venue and an eight-room inn, given interest from a private partner.

Taylor Mountain park plans taking shape

The long-awaited rollout of a regional park on Taylor Mountain, one of Sonoma County’s largest swaths of open space overlooking Santa Rosa, is starting to take shape.