Whether you want to paddle a canoe, kayak, or standup paddleboard, Sonoma County boasts a variety of delightful watersport options. Explore the stunning Pacific coastline, follow the Russian River as it winds its way through Sonoma County, investigate the wide waters of Lake Sonoma, join the locals on the 72-acre Spring Lake, or even take a yoga class on a paddleboard, if you're so inclined.

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Kayaking / Canoeing / SUP

 Whether paddling on the river, doing yoga or catching waves on the ocean, a Stand-Up Paddleboard (SUP) can be meditative,…


Along with so many other gifts of Mother Nature – mountains and meadows, redwood forests and pygmy trees, and that…


For more than 130 years, travelers have come to the Russian River area in Sonoma County to swim, paddle, hike,…

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Nestled into a particularly beautiful stretch of Sonoma County’s 55-mile Pacific coastline, Bodega Bay is a favorite getaway for travelers and…

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