April 20, 2024

Sonoma County

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Explore Bodega Bay!

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!

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Bodega Bay Kayak

At Bodega Bay Kayak, you can rent a kayak and explore protected areas of Bodega Bay or Salmon Creek. The Bay and estuaries offer protected areas to explore the calm part of the Pacific. Or float down Salmon Creek, and marvel at the incredible wildlife… migrating birds, seals, otters, rays, Bald Eagles and much more.

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Explore the Coast with WaterTreks Jenner Kayaks

Take a tour with WaterTreks Jenner Kayaks and explore the Sonoma Coast and Russian River. Imagine seeing harbor seals, blue herons and an ancient singing stone in one day. Depending on the season and adventure, you might see gray whales, white pelicans or bald eagles. In late summer, bioluminescent plankton attach to the fish, and you can watch fish dart like fireworks under your kayak.

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Catch Trout at Hagemann Ranch

Take the family and try your hand at rainbow trout fishing at Hagemann Ranch in Bodega Bay. Their pond has been stocked with rainbow trout for over 35 years. Talk about fun—no fishing licenses is needed, and you catch ‘em, they clean ‘em. They have bait and tackle, snacks and beverages, picnic tables, barbecues and… worms. You don’t need anything; they have everything you need for great family fun!

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Ride a Zipline in the Redwoods!

Nestled off Sonoma County’s coast and deep in the Redwoods, Sonoma Canopy Tours is nature’s way of offering high adventure. As one of the longest and highest canopy tours ever created, Sonoma Canopy Tours features 2 ½ hours of thrills, 7 adrenaline-pumping ziplines—one over 800’ long, 2 sky bridges with picturesque views, a majestic spiral staircase and rappel. From panoramic forest views to thrilling deep ravines, it’s the adventure of a lifetime, leaving you with a renewed appreciation for this unique eco-system.

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Take an Eco-Adventure with Stewards

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.

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