Outdoor Activities in Sonoma County

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Connect with the land in Sonoma County, one of California’s most diverse natural destinations. More than 60 regional and state parks beckon travelers to hike through redwood forests, paddle along the coast or down rivers, or just sit down and enjoy the sounds of nature.

More daring explorers may opt to zip line with Sonoma Canopy Tours. Check out our guides to outdoor activities, cycling, hiking, camping, and backpacking in Sonoma County.

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Jenner Visitors Center Boat Ramp Photo
10451 CA-1, Jenner, CA 95450

Where the Russian River meets the Pacific Ocean. Owned by the state of California and run by the parks department, this launching area has a visitors center and leads into the Russian River.

Coastal Access Trail at Shorttail Gulch Photo
20242 Osprey Drive, Bodega Bay, CA 94923

Shorttail Gulch Coastal Access Trail is a half-mile path leading to a small, rocky beach on Bodega Bay. The trailhead is across from a small parking area in the Bodega Harbour golf course community at…

Surfing on the Northern California coast Photo
14435 Highway 1, Valley Ford, CA 94972

We've been providing high quality surf equipment, accessories, surf rentals, and clothing to the Sonoma Coast since 1986, now in our second location in Valley Ford. The tradition of stoke and service…

Coleman Beach Photo
Coleman Valley Road and Highway 1, Bodega Bay, CA 94923

A small beach north of Bodega Bay that is only accessible from Miwok Beach at lower tides.

Jenner Beach Photo
11048 Highway 1, Jenner, CA 95450

On the north side of the mouth of the Russian River is Jenner Beach. There are a few steep paths that lead down to this driftwood-covered beach.

Arched Rock Beach Photo
Highway 1, Bodega Bay, CA 94923

To the north of Arched Rock Beach you can find the big rock with a hole in it which is actually right next to Marshall Gulch Beach, but from there it isn’t possible to see the arch. The parking lot is…

Vista Point Overlook Photo
14046 Highway 1, Jenner, CA 95450

Vista Point is the northernmost point of the 17-mile long Sonoma Coast State Park located 4 miles north of Jenner. There is no beach access, simply a gorgeous view along the one-mile long hiking…

Bodega Head in the Sonoma Coast State Park Photo
Westshore Road, Bodega Bay, CA 94923

Bodega Head is the rocky headland that forms the entrance into Bodega Harbor. The harbor side provides a popular crabbing area along the jetty, and the many hiking trails on the ocean side allow…

Elite Scuba Diver Ninja Photo
Contact us directly, Bodega Bay, CA 94923

Elite Scuba Diver is committed to delivering the highest quality scuba related training, travel and charter services. Elite Scuba Diver services recognize that there are many different dive training…