Sonoma Coast State Beach, Sonoma

4.7
#2 of 6 in Beaches in Sonoma County
Explore secret coves, sea caves, and pristine tide pools or just stroll along the sand gazing out across the vast ocean at Sonoma Coast State Beach. In the summer, cool ocean breezes make the 13 beaches of Sonoma Coast State Park perfect for those who seek to escape the inland heat. Beachcombers, sunbathers, anglers, and picnickers all flock to this craggy coastline, while rock bluffs and headlands overlooking the ocean attract hikers and wildlife lovers who come to enjoy spring wildflowers or to watch whales in the winter. Note that the surf is too dangerous for swimming. Plan your visit to Sonoma Coast State Beach and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Sonoma online driving holiday planner.
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  • Discovered a new beach near the Campground. Went by here and the access to the beach was good, ample parking and good restrooms. Good news, when the campground is closed or partially closed, this...  more »
  • Nope! This water will chill you to the bone! The view however is something you must see. The Coastline changes with every turn. Best Trip we've had since Alaska last year.  more »
  • The all day loop drive from Petaluma to Bodega, to Jenner, to Duncan Mills, to Guerneville, back to Petaluma will expose you to the best of Sonoma County. The drive along the Sonoma Coast is perfect.....  more »
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