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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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Black Point Coastal Access Trail in The Sea Ranch Photo
35050 Highway 1, The Sea Ranch, CA 95497

The quarter-mile Black Point Trail is the southernmost of the six Sea Ranch public access points. It is also the longest beach among the access trails. Black Point Beach is a sandy shore that curves…

Stengel Beach Coastal Access Trail in The Sea Ranch Photo
37900 Highway 1, The Sea Ranch, CA 95497

A trail that is .12 miles one way and leads to a small beach reached via a steep staircase. Look for seasonal waterfalls from a stream spilling over the bluff. This is the largest parking lot of the…

Alba Photo
685 California 1, Bodega Bay, CA 94923

On the Bay, upper unit of cozy modern duplex with 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Deck, Wireless High Speed Internet, Blu-Ray player, Sofa Bed, amazing Bay Views. *Pet OK, sleeps 2-4.

Shell Beach Coastal Access Trail Photo
39200 Highway 1, The Sea Ranch, CA 95497

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…

Chanslor Stables Photo
2660 N. Highway 1, Bodega Bay, CA 94923

Chanslor Stables at Chanslor Ranch located in Bodega Bay, CA, is a full service, operating horse ranch for the whole family. There are activities for all ages and kinds of Buckaroos and Buckarettes…

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…

Harbour lights Photo
Contact us directly, Bodega Bay, CA 94923

'Harbour Lights' This beautiful ocean view tri-level home offers 2 Master Bedroom suites; each has a king-size bed and its own full bathroom. There is an additional half bath on the main level plus a…

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…