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Sonoma Coast & Sea Villages

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More than 55 miles of dramatic Pacific coast create Sonoma County’s western border. While it’s a stunning drive, take a break with the 17 miles of beaches and coastal bluffs in Sonoma Coast State Park.

Savor the day at one of the many regional parks that dot the coastline. The Sonoma coastline is rugged, dramatic, and scenic – yet approachable. Relax at the beach for the day, take a hike, go camping, or enjoy a romantic picnic.

No matter what your speed for the day is, trails, beaches, and scenic overlooks will beckon you to get out and explore. But if you’re in the mood for an aquatic adventure, be sure to check out Sonoma County's safety tips for water activities

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.

 

 

Places in the Coast & Sea Villages Region

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Art Photo
17175 Bodega Highway, Bodega, CA 94922

Over 50 Local Artisans. Near hiking trails, pastures and camping on the beaches of the Northern California Coast you will find us in Bodega, California. Visit our art gallery and explore each room…

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…

Second Wind Photo
1805 N. Highway 1, Bodega Bay, CA 94923

Largest selection of kites in Northern California! We even do FREE kite repairs! Our store is full of all kinds of fun stuff, affordable family fun: games, puzzles, coloring & activity books, lots…

Bodega Bay Massage Photo
1580 Eastshore Road, Bodega Bay, CA 94923

As a professional massage therapist since 1981, backed by intensive and multi-disciplined training, Gay knows where every sinew in your body is located and can treat each one with the most appropriate…

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.

Dolphin Gallery Photo
39114 Ocean Drive, Gualala, CA 95445

The Dolphin, staffed entirely by volunteers, features art and fine crafts by local artists and those in the extended coastal communities of Sonoma and Mendocino Counties. These artist frequently serve…

Patrick’s Salt Water Taffy Photo
915 Highway 1, Bodega Bay, CA 94923

Established in 1960 Patrick's Salt Water Taffy (The stripped pink and white building) has been providing great service and taffy for the kid at heart.

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…