UC Davis Arboretum
Walk amongst more than 22,000 types of trees, plants and shrubs in this outdoor museum. Stretching along the south side of campus, the Arboretum offers a serene Native American Contemplative Garden and picnic areas in the redwood grove.
Yolo Basin Wildlife Area
Watch tens of thousands of waterfowl and shorebirds resting and feeding just east of Davis from October through April.
Is culinary tourism more your style? Head up into the Capay Valley where over 20 local organic farms offer farm tours and events throughout the year.
Visit the home of Farm Fresh To You CSA service for one of their tractor-tram tours, or sign up for one of their annual farm-to-fork dinner events.
Cache Creek Canyon Regional Park
Explore the 700-acre park at your leisure year-round, or schedule a guided one or two-day white-water rafting trip down the Cache Creek in the spring and summer months.
Stebbins Cold Canyon Reserve
Hike this nature reserve year-round to explore the impressive landscapes, plant and animal communities of the region, and beautiful views of Lake Berryessa. This University of California nature reserve is located just six miles west of Winters.
Cool off from those warm summer temperatures, plan a weekend on the lake in a houseboat, or enjoy bird watching by the Monticello Dam. Whatever your outdoor recreation needs are, Lake Berryessa has something for everyone.
Quail Ridge Wilderness Conservancy
Eager to learn about California's natural history or ecological challenges?Let Quail Ridge take you on an eye opening hike of the tranquil reserve.
Get adventurous and tandem skydive in the only drop zone in Northern California from above 22,000 feet.