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The Bohemian's Best of the North Bay 2005

Recreation
Readers' Choice

Best Beach

Sonoma
Salmon Creek Beach

Honorable Mention
Goat Rock

Napa
Lake Berryessa

Marin
Stinson Beach

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Best Bowling Alley

Sonoma
Double Decker Lanes
300 Golf Course Drive, Rohnert Park. 707.585.0226.

Honorable Mention
Windsor Bowl
8801 Conde Lane, Windsor. 707.837.9889.

Napa
Napa Bowl
494 Soscol Ave., Napa. 707.224.8331.

Marin
Country Club Bowl
88 Vivian Way, San Rafael. 415.456.4661.



Best Gym

Sonoma
Coaches' Corner
420 Morris St., Sebastopol. 707.829.5180.

Honorable Mention
Gold's Gym
515 Fifth St., Santa Rosa. 707.545.5100.

Napa
Fitness First
1880 Lincoln Ave., Calistoga. 707.942.5275.

Marin
24 Hour Fitness
1001 Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur. 415.925.0333.



Best Health Club

Sonoma
Airport Health Club
432 Aviation Blvd., Santa Rosa. 707.528.2582.

Honorable Mention
Parkpoint Health Club
1200 North Dutton Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.578.1640. 19111 Sonoma Hwy., Sonoma. 707.996.3111.

Napa
Exertec Fitness Center
1500 First St., Napa. 707.226.1842.

Marin
Nautilus of Marin
1001 Fourth St., San Rafael. 415.485.1001.



Best Surfing Spot

Sonoma
Salmon Creek

Honorable Mention
Doran Beach
201 Doran Beach Road, Bodega Bay.

Marin
Stinson Beach
Highway 1, Stinson.



Best Hiking Trail

Sonoma
Annadel State Park
6201 Channel Drive, Santa Rosa. 707.539.3911.

Honorable Mention
Armstrong Woods
17000 Armstrong Woods Road, Guerneville. 707.869.2015.

Napa
Skyline Wilderness Park to Lake Marie
2201 Imola Ave., Napa. 707.252.0481.

Marin
Indian Valley
Ignacio Boulevard, Novato.



Best Martial Arts School

Sonoma
New School Aikido
880 Piner Road #55, Santa Rosa. 707.571.2013.

Honorable Mention
Sunset Family Karate
7773 Healdsburg Ave., Sebastopol. 707.824.9113.

Napa
Guangxi School of Martial Arts
343 Third St., Napa. 707.257.0873.

Marin
Novato Martial Arts Academy
1616 Grant Ave., Novato. 415.898.0851.



Best Park

Sonoma
First Place Tie
Howarth Park
630 Summerfield Road, Santa Rosa. 707.543.3425.
Annadel State Park
6201 Channel Drive, Santa Rosa. 707.539.3911.

Napa
Pioneer Park
1300 Cedar Street, Calistoga.

Marin
Pioneer Park
2000 Novato Blvd., Novato.



Best Place to Catch a Sunset

Sonoma
Bodega Bay
Highway 1, Bodega Bay.

Honorable Mention
Sonoma Coast

Napa
First Place Tie
Mt. Saint Helena
Sterling Vineyards
1111 Dunaweal Lane, Calistoga. 707.942.3300.

Marin
Pt. Reyes National Seashore
Pt. Reyes Station



Best Weekend Getaway

Sonoma
Bodega Bay
Highway 1, Bodega Bay.

Honorable Mention
Calistoga

Napa
Rancho Caymus
1140 Rutherford Road, Rutherford. 707.963.1777.

Marin
Casa Madrona
801 Bridgeway, Sausalito. 415.332.5164.



Best Yoga Studio

Sonoma
Evolution Yoga
446 B St., Santa Rosa. 707.525.YOGA.

Honorable Mention
Bikram Yoga
6914 Sebastopol Ave., Sebastopol. 707.823.3079.

Napa
It's Yoga
1227 Lincoln Ave., Calistoga. 707.942.5032.

Marin
Yoga Center of Marin
142 Redwood Ave., Corte Madera. 415.927.1850.


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From the March 23-29, 2005 issue of the North Bay Bohemian.

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