Fryer Creek Trail

1.50 Miles
44 Feet
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There are a few parking spaces at the northern terminus of the trail that we've marked as the Trailhead. There are lots of additional spots along the trail that also allows for easy access, but many do not feature marked parking.

At the trailhead a large number of ducks were wading in the creek. The friendly cat near the trailhead didn't pay any attention to the ducks, but did seem eager to make our acquaintance.

The surface of the trail is almost all paved, with the exception of one small offshoot of packed dirt near the northern trailhead. The flat terrain and paved surface means that the trail can be enjoyed by people of all abilities. There is also ample tree cover in case one needs some relief from a scorching Sun.

Near our turnaround point at Leveroni Street there is a small plot of grapevines. What would a Sonoma County trail be without a winery? The small parcel here appears to be on public land and is tended by a few different people whose names appear on some of the trellises.

Near the southern endpoint of the trail there is a spur that crosses Fryer Creek. The trail segments on that side of the creek are less secluded than on the other side of the creek and the trail more closely resembles a sidewalk than a true trail. If you're pressed for time you'll want to the western trail segments.

Grape vines
Every Sonoma trail should have a winery along its path. These grape vines fit the bill. (Photo by Austin Explorer)
Straight shot
Much of the trail is flat, straight and paved, not to mention shady. (Photo by Austin Explorer)
Trail Ambassador
This friendly cat at the trailhead was eager to greet anyone who cared to pet him. (Photo by Austin Explorer)
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