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Sonoma Coast State Beach

HIghway 1, Between Jenner and Bodega Bay, Sonoma, CA
+1 707-875-3483
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Walking trails just north of Bodega Bay on Hwy 1

After visiting Bodega Bay we were thrilled to find the walking trails above the beach at Sonoma... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
I'd like to love it.

It's beautiful, there's no doubt about it. Breathtaking. There's some taffy shop places on the... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
Steve R
Roseville, California
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A state park and beach recommended for fishing, walking and picnicking.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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HIghway 1, Between Jenner and Bodega Bay, Sonoma, CA
+1 707-875-3483
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After visiting Bodega Bay we were thrilled to find the walking trails above the beach at Sonoma Coast St Beach. There are some places along Hwy 1 where the walk down to the beach is easy and several scenic pull out places.

1  Thank westcoast250
Reviewed 26 April 2017

It's beautiful, there's no doubt about it. Breathtaking. There's some taffy shop places on the way, but the real deal is nature at it's best. In Jenner on a good day, where the river meets the ocean, you can walk up to (not too close)...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Came out on Saturday afternoon and it wasn't crowded. There are many beaches along this coast to choose from, each having its own name and uniqueness (I didn't even realize that each area had their own name). Just be careful because the way down to...More

Thank Charlesvincent A
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Drove from Bodega Bay to Fort Ross with friends who havenit been to CA in almost 59 years. Lovely views, the ocean wass a perfect hue, picnicked in Jenner.

Thank sallyw547
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Salmon creek beach is my favorite spot and I love it because there is a nice cove that protects from wind.

Thank Jeanne C
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Schoolhouse is a very cool beach, tide pools that contain crabs and other crustaceans, The beach is rocky, not much sand but still easy to maneuver. Waves crashing on the rocks is an awesome sight and gives one pause of the might of nature As...More

Thank tom d
Reviewed 14 February 2017

It's a great beach to hangout and watch surfers, hike down and collect driftwood, shells and watch people. It can be completely crowded or just a few souls. Just north of Bodega which is a great place to visit and eat as well.

1  Thank KCFANPetaluma
Reviewed 18 October 2016

One of the nice wide beaches along the coast. Stopped to see the sunset. A nice spot in Sonoma to walk around.

Thank kappy26
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Beautiful shoreline, clean beaches. Regret not making every beach point. Not enough time. Traffic was a little congested with road repairs, really on a SAT?

Thank Mimiwq62
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Breath taking view along Hwy 1. Nice beach under cliff. However you will need to hike down. The temperature is lower near ocean. Many people just sat there enjoy the view. Parking lots were full and many people parked on the side of highway during...More

1  Thank tanje1
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What is the best route from Jenner to Healdsburg? Is it Route 116 east until Guerneville, then the River Road to Forest Hills and then cut North and drive the Westside Rd into Healdsburg?
31 August 2016|
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Response from Mary F | Reviewed this property |
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Does the room have an adapter for my US Iphone
4 September 2015|
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Response from perryaam | Reviewed this property |
I would not assume that, call the hotel