Introduction to Cloverdale, California
The city of Cloverdale is located in Sonoma County. It received official incorporation in 1872. In same year, the San Francisco and North Pacific Railroad entered the area. It is home to the headquarters of the Cloverdale Rancheria of the Promo Indians of California. Sonoma County was established in 1850, when several different Native American tribes occupied the area. Europeans began to settle in Sonoma County in the same year.
Cloverdale and nearby Attractions
- Charles M. Schulz Museum & Research Center
- Armstrong Redwoods State Reserve
- Kelley House Museum
- Kruse Rhododendron State Reserve
- Mendocino County Museum
- Shiloh Ranch Regional Park
Things To Do In Cloverdale
Local museums include the Mendocino County Museum, the Petaluma Museum, the Lake County Historical Courthouse Museum and the Grace Hudson Museum. Local parks include the Shiloh Ranch Regional Park, the Kruse Rhododendron State Reserve, the Austin Creek State Recreation Area and the Salt Point State Park. Foothill Regional Park, the Fort Ross State Historic Park and the Russian River Recreation and Park District are ideal for a day trip. The community hosts festivals like the Fiddle Contest every January and the Citrus Fair every February.
San Francisco International is the nearest major airport.
Cloverdale Higher Education
Mendocino College, Sonoma State University and Contra Costa College are all nearby.