Wilderness First Aid Class at EcoCamp Berryessa

January 10, 2017

Two-Day Wilderness First Aid at EcoCamp Berryessa Dates: Thursday and Friday, April 27 and 28, 2017 Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm both days Cost: $150 (+ processing fee) per person for the 2-day course (Classes do NOT include CPR.)  Click here to purchase tickets. Age limit: no one under the age of 18 may […]

Sunday Drive on the Napa-Lake Berryessa Loop by Tom Stienstra

January 9, 2017

We made Tom Stienstra’s column in the San Francisco Chronicle!  Check it out here!

Join us for a day of service on Martin Luther King Day!

January 2, 2017

MLK MONDAY A Day of Action and Compassion January 16, 2017 Join us for a community gathering celebrating the life of Dr. King and continuing his legacy through a day of action & compassion. Everyone is welcome! This event is being organized by the MLK coalition – a group of non-profits, religious groups and local […]

Ways to Enjoy Nature in the Napa Valley from the Napa Valley Register

December 28, 2016

Check out this great article on ways to enjoy nature here in the Napa Valley!  Don’t forget to #NOSD when you post your photos on Facebook and/or Instagram so we can see your outdoor adventure!  

Sneak Peek at Smittle Creek photo album

December 27, 2016

Photographers Jim Rose and Kim Nguyen joined Napa Open Space District General Manager John Woodbury on a sneak peek hike at Smittle Creek.  We’ve shared their album on our Facebook page and you can check it out here.

Moore Creek Park Trails Advisory

December 14, 2016

In the winter months when Moore Creek is flowing strong, it’s often not possible to cross the creek safely and without getting wet.  This is a great time to enjoy a 4 mile loop trip using the Valentine Vista Trail and the lower section of the Moore Creek Trail, which features wonderful views and no […]

Sneak Peek At Smittle Creek

December 14, 2016

The Napa Open Space District General Manager John Woodbury took part in a hike this last weekend to the recently acquired Smittle Creek property.  Once open Smittle Creek will create access to the 6000 acre Cedar Rough Wilderness Area. Click here to check out the photos of the hike!

Life After Measure Z

December 6, 2016

Nearly 65% of voters said YES to Measure Z.  In most elections that would be a landslide.  But in California, measures that provide funding for specific purposes require approval by a supermajority – 66.7% of the votes cast. Measure Z would have provided the first dedicated funding for the Napa County Regional Park and Open […]

10/29/16 EcoCamp Berryessa Fall Festival Cancelled Due to Rain.

October 27, 2016

  GOOD NEWS/BAD NEWS 10/29/16 EcoCamp Berryessa Fall Festival Cancelled Due to Rain. Rain is good for just about any and everything – except maybe outdoor planned activities with kids. The decision has been made to cancel this Saturday’s Fall Festival/Ribbon cutting at EcoCamp Berryessa. Please share and let anyone in your circle who might […]

Old Mill Days at Bale Grist Mill – Oct. 1 & 2

September 13, 2016

An 1850s/1860s living history event for the whole family!   Napa Valley’s historic Bale Grist Mill is one of the last mills that still grinds grain on the old pair of stones brought here by ship from “the old country”. October 1st & 2nd at Old Mill Days people can visit the mill and experience […]