Sonoma County Regional Parks manages six public access trails in The Sea Ranch, a private community south of Gualala. Trails start at Highway 1 parking areas and cross bluff-top meadows and forests to rugged coastline. Cliffside staircases lead to secluded beaches with sandy coves, tide pools, and rock formations. In addition to hiking, these public access points offer opportunities for diving, fishing, boating, and wildlife viewing. Dogs allowed on leash. 0.27 miles one way – Weaves through pines and meadow to a sandy cove reached by stairs.
The park is open daily. Summer: 6 a.m. to sunset Winter: 8 a.m. to sunset