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Kenwood, California

Kenwood, CA Local Info

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Kenwood offers a serene retreat in the picturesque Valley of the Moon, along the scenic Sonoma Highway between Santa Rosa and Sonoma. Surrounded by Bennett Mountain to the west and Sugarloaf Ridge to the northeast, this charming community is renowned for its vineyards, wineries, and culinary delights. One of Kenwood's notable landmarks is the historic Kunde Estate Winery, a testament to the region's rich viticultural heritage dating back to 1879. 

The area is also graced by the majestic Trione-Annadel State Park, where visitors can explore volcanic rock formations steeped in fascinating history. From Native American use of obsidian to early 20th-century cobblestone mining, the park's diverse landscapes offer a captivating journey through time.

The nearby Sugarloaf Ridge State Park straddles the border between Sonoma and Napa counties, which can be appreciated from the 2,729-foot Bald Mountain summit, with breathtaking vistas of Mount Saint Helena, the picturesque Napa Valley, and the distant Sierra Nevada Mountains. The park also boasts a stunning 25-foot seasonal waterfall.

Occidental retains much of its small-town charm and historic character, with picturesque streets lined with Victorian-era buildings and quaint storefronts. Visitors can take a leisurely stroll through the small town center, admiring the architecture and browsing the unique shops and art galleries that dot the area. One of Occidental's most beloved landmarks is the Panizzera Meat Co., which has been serving up fresh, locally sourced ranch products to locals and visitors alike since 1914. 

Located just a short distance from the Russian River, Santa Rosa, and Sebastopol, Occidental offers residents and visitors alike a tranquil escape amidst the beauty of Northern California. Because of its location, it boasts a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities, including hiking, biking, and kayaking along the nearby Russian River.