Jonh F. Kennedy Memorial Park
The River to Ridge Trail starts near the boat launch, passes the picnic grounds, and runs parallel to the park’s entrance road. It has some moderate slopes, and for wheelchair riders its only draw is the duck pond—after you pass that, the pavement ends (at Highway 221, where there are no curb cuts). Across the road, the trail resumes as a dirt path, continuing to Skyline County Park a mile away; I didn't explore this route on my visit.
Napa River Trail
Trailhead: Boat launch
Length: 2-4 total miles
Typical Width: 4 ft. & above
Typical Grade: LevelThe entire trail is level except for a slight slope at the southern end as it leaves the river and heads east toward the hills and ball fields, and one as you approach the northern section of trail from the boat launch.
DescriptionThis levee trail follows the Napa River, but you actually see more of the marsh terraces that were built to protect against floods than you do of the river itself. You will, however, see and hear a lot of birds: On my visit, I watched a northern harrier hawk hover low in the marsh in search of...
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The facilities listed below meet all of our access criteria unless otherwise noted.
Accessible Parking: Yes
Accessible Restroom: Yes
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|Managing Agency:||City of Napa|
|Address:||Hwy. 121 at Streblow Dr.|
|Hours:||Park: 7 am–8 pm. Napa River Trail: Sunrise to sunset. Model plane flying area: 8 am–2 pm.|
|Dogs:|| On leash|
Must be on a leash no longer than six feet
|Public Transportation:||Vine Transit|
Reviewed by Bonnie Lewkowicz, November 24, 2014
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