There’s no place in the world quite like Bodega Bay on California’s beautiful coastline. From world class golf and sportfishing to relaxing beaches to ocean view wining and dining, you’ll find your coastal wonderland at Bodega Bay!Read more
Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods (Stewards) is a non-profit organization that partners with the Russian River Sector of California State Parks to support volunteer, education and stewardship programs. The sector includes Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve and Austin Creek State Recreation Area in Guerneville, Sonoma Coast State Park from Bodega Bay to Jenner, and the Willow Creek watershed.Read more
Visit the Giant Redwoods of Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve. The ancient coast redwood is the tallest living thing on the planet! These remarkable trees live to be 500-1000 years old and can grow to a diameter of 12 to 16 feet. A few trees survive over 2,000 years and reach 350 feet in height. As you enter the park, you will feel your own pulse drop, and a strange calm will overtake you as you breathe in the fragrant aroma and stroll through the fog-shrouded trails. This “Nature’s Cathedral” is as close to magic as we mortals can imagine.Read more
Russian River Resort Area is everything you remember… and more! Whether you came here with your parents or your grandparents; you brought your own kids here when they were young; or the area simply represents everything you always wanted in a vacation, the Redwood studded banks of this river wonderland await you.Read more
Sonoma Coast hiking options are diverse and plentiful, from sand dunes to peaks with trails offering vistas as far away as the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge.
Sonoma Coast State Park There are three areas of the park that offer hiking opportunities. Most of the hikes along the headlands are not that strenuous as you are walking across fairly flat ground that is essentially an open prairie.
Rooted in a commitment to nature conservation, Sonoma Botanical Garden highlights two global biodiversity hotspots: temperate East Asia and California.Read more
Sonoma Adventures offers Sonoma Valley wine tours by bicycle, segway and by vehicle.Read more
Laguna Wetlands Preserve in Laguna de Santa Rosa is the largest freshwater marsh in Northern California. The oak woodland and vernal pool complex surrounding the wetlands of the Laguna ecosystem once provided food to antelope, elk and deer herds. The Laguna is now a premier bird-watching area, though other wildlife is occasionally spotted.Read more
The West County Trail between the towns of Sebastopol and Forestville is a paved path and is relatively flat with a few gentle climbs. An unpaved horseback riding trail runs parallel to the trail.Read more
Annadel-Trione State Park is known for its colorful array of wildflowers, especially early spring to early summer. The park also offers miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking, and equestrian trail riding.Read more