Lake Sonoma/Overlook Rock/Manaticut Point Short Loop...

Norvin Green State Forest

Lake Sonoma - Photo by Daniel Chazin Lake Sonoma - Photo by Daniel Chazin

This loop hike goes by Lake Sonoma and climbs to Overlook Rock and several other panoramic viewpoints.

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To the left of the boulder, you'll notice a triple yellow blaze that marks the start of the Manaticut Point Trail. Head into the woods on this trail. Soon, you'll cross two branches of a stream on rocks, with several abandoned sections of concrete pipe adjacent to the stream, and pass by a huge fractured rock. A short distance beyond, you'll cross another stream below an interesting V-shaped...

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Trip Reports

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September 28, 2016
My wife and I much enjoyed this hike on a sunny September day.  We found the driving directions and the trail description to be quite accurate.
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August 28, 2015
The hike has been updated to include the recent reroute of the eastern end of the Manaticut Point Trail, which you describe in your comment.  Thanks for bringing this to our attention!
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Daniel Chazin
August 24, 2015
Heading east on the Yellow trail (Manaticut Point Trail) from Manaticut Point back toward Crescent Drive, the trail now re-joins the its "northern branch" about 1/3 mile away from the trailhead rather
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