Want to try a hike in Sonoma County that’s a bit “off the beaten path” (metaphorically speaking, that is)?

Here are three distinct hikes that offer something completely new:

Hike the Solar System
Located within Sugarloaf Ridge State Park (2605 Adobe Canyon Road, Kenwood, 707-833-5712), the Robert Ferguson Observatory is surrounded by a protective ring of hills that reduces light pollution from surrounding cities.