Don’t leave Napa without slowing down to experience it by bike! Join a guided bike tour hosted by a knowledgeable local Tour Guide and visit local wineries for tastings. Custom private tour options are also available for both leisure groups and corporate team-building activities. Learn More: Guided Bike Tours, Private Bike Tours, Corporate Team-Building
The Napa River beckons with more opportunities to get out on the water than ever before. Rent a kayak or stand-up paddle board or sign up for a guided tour that includes all the instruction you need for a day of fun out on the water. Paddle the restored tidal wetlands and experience Downtown Napa from the river! Learn More: Napa Valley Paddle
Enjoy a car-free bike path spanning 12.5 miles from southern Napa all the way to Yountville. The Vine Trail is a perfect outlet for visitors looking to bike for fitness, enjoying the local scenery or event visiting a couple of wineries. Napa Valley Bike Tours offers instant access to the Vine Trail from their two rental shops located in Napa and Yountville. Learn More: Ride the Napa Valley Vine
Along with its world-class food and wine, Napa Valley is also home to some of the best cycling routes in the world. So it’s no wonder why many so many charitable organizations choose to host fund-raising cycling events centered here. Every year, thousands of cyclists travel to the valley to participate in these events and collectively raise millions for charitable causes. With routes ranging from 20 to 100 miles, there’s
For a short ‘n’ sweet hike, take to the trails at Napa’s smaller local parks. Alston Park in northwest Napa has three miles of trails bordered by vineyards. In Browns Valley, Westwood Hills Park has three miles of trails through heavily wooded tree groves and grassy meadows. Skyline Park in east Napa has a network of 25 miles of trails, but the 2.5 mile trail to Lake Marie is perfect
Named one of the “Top 10 Marathons Worth Traveling for” by Forbes Magazine, the Napa Valley Marathon features a point-to-point course along the scenic Silverado Trail. A certified Boston-qualifier, the event also boasts a fairly small field (limited to 2,300 runners), which lends more of a small-town race feel compared to the major city marathons. Best of all, after the first six miles of rolling hills, the majority of the
Set your sights on the summit of Mt. St. Helena, Napa Valley’s tallest peak at 4,342 feet. Thankfully, nearly half of the climbing is be done by car as the trail head at Robert Louis Stevenson State Park is midway up the mountain. The 5-mile, 2000+’ climb to the summit is mostly 80% fire road and offers up stunning panoramic views of the valley below. Learn More: Mt. St.
At the northern end of Napa Valley, Calistoga’s Oat Hill Mine Trail follows 8.3 miles of an old stage couch route that originally served as a transportation route for mercury and cinnabar miners. Today, hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians can enjoy sweeping views of Napa Valley along the lower Oat Hill Mine Trail; the middle and upper sections of the trail cross striking volcanic formations. Learn More: Oat Hill