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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leave no trace logo in 200Together, we can protect and preserve the beauty and natural resources of Sonoma County for generations to come. Check out our page on Sustainable Travel, and look over the Leave No Trace Seven Principles.

Health & Safety Update: As temperatures rise in Sonoma County, so does the risk of potentially harmful algal blooms in water environments, such as the Russian River. Currently, there are educational health advisories in place and the Russian River is open to visitors. Should conditions change to support the growth of blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) and Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs), information will be posted on the County webpage along with recommended health precautions. Information will be updated as needed. Learn more here.

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Sandy Cove Beach at Fort Ross State Historic Park Photo
19005 Highway 1, Jenner, CA 95450

Sandy Beach Cove lies below Fort Ross. The principal port of the settlement remained 19 miles to the south at Port Rumiantsev (Bodega Bay). There was frequent travel and transport of goods between…

The arched rock as seen from Blind Beach Photo
Highway 1 and Goat Rock Road, Jenner, CA 95450

South of Jenner is Blind Beach with a great view of the arched rock. It’s a long narrow beach that is great for beachcombing and fishing. About one mile south of the Russian River Bridge, turn onto…

Rollin F Ranch Photo
100 Sparkes Road, Sebastopol, CA 95472

Rollin F Ranch is a private working ranch in the heart of beautiful Sonoma County. We grow Pinot Noir and Petite Sirah wine grapes as well as organic apples and wild blackberries. Come for a private…

Moran Goodman Park Photo
980 Sonoma Glen Circle, Glen Ellen, CA 95442

Moran Goodman is a neighborhood pocket park featuring a small playground with swings and slide, picnic tables with a barbeque grill, and lawns. The park is located off of Arnold Drive, south of the…

Emma Herbert Memorial Park Photo
Bloomfield Road and Broderick St., Petaluma, CA 94952

The historic Emma Herbert Memorial Park is located in the rolling hills of West Sonoma County. With roots dating back to 1853, the park is a perfect place to enjoy a scenic picnic. The park is…

Campbell Cove Photo
Westshore Road, Bodega Bay, CA 94923

This sheltered cove near Bodega Head offers a flat beach that can be quite large at low tide and mostly underwater at high tide. Not a busy spot, at low tide it can be a good place for a picnic, or…

Bike Tour at Dusk in Healdsburg Photo
Contact us directly, Healdsburg, CA 95448

From corporate retreats or off-sites for team building, to birthday parties, bachelor and bachelorette parties, engagement and wedding parties, graduation celebrations, retirement parties, and family…

Duncan's Landing Photo
6947 Cliff Avenue, Bodega Bay, CA 94923

Duncan's Landing is famous for two things: as an early-day landing for loading small coastal ships with lumber and food products and for being the most dangerous point along the Sonoma Coast due to…