Robert Louis Stevenson State Park, Calistoga

4.2
#9 of 10 in Nature in Napa Valley
Robert Louis Stevenson State Park is a California state park, located in Sonoma, Lake and Napa counties United States. The park offers a 5mi hike to the summit of Mount Saint Helena from which much of the Bay Area can be seen. On clear days it is possible to see the peak of Mount Shasta, 192mi distant.The park is named after Robert Louis Stevenson, the author of Treasure Island and Kidnapped. In 1880, Stevenson and his new wife Fanny Vandegrift Osbourne spent their honeymoon living in a cabin at a played-out mine on the mountain along with Fanny's son Lloyd Osbourne. Although nothing remains of the cabin, the site is identified on the trail to the summit. Stevenson's book Silverado Squatters contains stories he wrote about his experiences during his visit to the area.The area has rough terrain, with evergreen forests in the canyons on north-facing slopes and chaparral on the south-facing slopes.
You can plan Calistoga trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
Source
map
Create an itinerary including Robert Louis Stevenson State Park
Places to stay near Robert Louis Stevenson State Park
Robert Louis Stevenson State Park Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.0
48 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Spectacular views and all kinds of really cool rock formations. Go early and beat the crowds on the weekends  more »
  • Damn this hike and the lack of signs and directions. Yes it is long and a good work out but it would be nice to have some signage. We went left after the memorial with the book on it. Wasted time and ...  more »
  • Hike to summit and back took us 3hr 45min including a 20 min stop at the top for lunch (note we are fast hikers). This is not a loop hike so one you summit it's a duplicate return. Hike starts out nic...  more »

Plan your trip to Calistoga

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans to Robert Louis Stevenson State Park by other users

7 days in Napa Valley BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, shopping, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 11 days in Napa Valley BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, outdoors, relaxing, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Napa Valley BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Napa Valley BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 54 days in Fairfield BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 21 days in Napa Valley BY A USER FROM AUSTRIA June, outdoors, beaches, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in San Francisco BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 30 days in Napa Valley BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Napa Valley BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in San Francisco BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, kids, culture, outdoors, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, kids, culture, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans