2019-2020 Calistoga Visitor Guide

32 ACTIVITIES & ATTRACTIONS Unforgettable experiences. CALISTOGA HAS A WEALTH OF THINGS TO DO AND SEE, including the sites of Old Faithful Geyser and the Petrified Forest, and man-made wonders such as Castello di Amorosa, the spectacular 13th-century Tuscan castle winery, and artist Carlo Marchiori’s fanciful home, Villa Ca’Toga. Nature lovers can rent bicycles and climb the challenging Oat Hill Mine Trail, explore local back roads and hike or camp at Bothe-Napa State Park. Visiting Bale Grist Mill offers a fascinating peek into California’s rural heritage. Visitors can watch the original set of French Buhr millstones in action when the miller grinds grain into Bale Mill flours and meals. Cyclists and walkers will be happy to learn about the Napa Valley Vine Trail, now under construction, building 44 scenic miles of paved Class 1 biking/hiking trails eventually stretching from Calistoga to Vallejo. Another option is to ride in a hot air balloon for an unforgettable experience soaring over this gorgeous valley and its many vineyards. Kayak trips are also available nearby. ACTIVITIES & ATTRACTIONS