This is an east-west county road that begins about seven miles to the west of Davis. Aptly named, the road follows the southern side of Putah Creek. At its end nearest Davis, Putah Creek Road begins just south of Stevenson Bridge at its intersection with Stevenson Bridge Road. From there, the road extends west towards Winters. Past Winters, Putah Creek Road continues along the south side of Lake Solano, and it ends at Pleasants Valley Road.
On or Near This Road
- Lake Solano
- The Railroad Bridge: Bikers and pedestrians can cross this century-old bridge (built in 1906).
- Center for Land-Based Learning
- Stevenson Bridge
Putah Creek Road is probably the most popular county road among the bikers due to the relative scenery and low traffic. During the winter months, this road offers ideal vantages from which to observe Putah Creek as a raging torrent (unlike the placid trickle that runs apologetically through campus).
- Motor Traffic: low
- Accessibility: no shoulder
From west to east:
- Pleasants Valley Road: travel south to Vacaville, north to Lake Solano County Park and Lake Berryessa
- Railroad Avenue: travel north to Winters (bikers and pedestrians can cross the adjacent railroad bridge instead)
- Stevenson Bridge Road: travel north to Stevenson Bridge, south towards Dixon