Bodega Dunes Campground

Sonoma Coast State Park

Sonoma Coast State Park

Bodega Dunes Campground, Sonoma Coast State Park, CA

Bodega Dunes Campground

Sonoma Coast
Attractions and Activities

The Sonoma Coast has a string of beautiful little beaches interspersed with rocky points. Among them are some of the most popular coastal towns in the area.

  • Visit historic Fort Ross
  • Discover all the trails, beaches and overlooks around Salt Point State Park.
  • Stroll around the streets of Bodega Bay.
  • Try whale watching from Bodega Head
  • Take advantage of public access trails along the Sea Ranch coast.
  • Mountain biking along dirt roads
  • Wind surfing and kiteboarding are popular in the waters of Bodega Bay
  • Enjoy the protected south-facing beach at Doran Regional Park.
  • Visit dramatic Arched Rock Beach.
  • Using caution to avoid sleeper waves, take in the sights at Duncan's Cove and Rock Point.
  • Journey up the Russian River to Guerneville and other favorite spots along the river.
  • Drive out to have a look at Goat Rock and spend the afternoon on the adjacent beach
  • Many Sonoma coast beaches are considered too dangerous for wading and swimming, but some sheltered beaches and inlets can be safe under favorable conditions. Always check with park rangers about the safety of a particular beach.

Key Campground Regulations

  1. Dogs: On leash, always attended. Not permitted on most trails. In vehicle or tent from 10 PM to 6 AM.
  2. Water is in short supply during California's drought.
  3. Firewood: Purchase firewood locally to avoid bringing in pests.

Bodega Dunes Campground

Bodega Dunes Campground is located beside Bodega Harbor, within walking distance of ocean beaches and the town of Bodega Bay. Nearby Bodega Head is a popular place for whale watching during the winter and spring months. The ocean here is too dangerous for wading or swimming.

Bodega Dunes Campground has 99 campsites which can accommodate RVs, trailers, and tents. Reservations for all the sites are non-specific. Campers will be assigned a specific campsite upon arrival.

Campground Basics
Location: Bodega Bay
Elevation: 30 feet
Mileage from gateway cities: San Francisco- 67 miles
Santa Rosa - 36 miles
Number of Sites: 99
Open - Closed: Open year-round
Max. People per Site: 8 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 3 (may be additional fee beyond 1st vehicle)
Pets: on leash, always attended
State Park Information (707) 875-3483

Reservations recommended: year-round
Booking Window: Reservations can be made from 2 days up to 7 months in advance of arrival date. New dates are released in 1-month blocks on the first of each month.
Maximum RV/trailer Length: 31 feet
Wheelchair accessible Sites: #16, 40, 80, 92
Fees: $35 per night
Reservations: Sonoma Coast State Park Campground Reservations
Check-in, check-out: 2:00 PM, check-out Noon

Bodega Dunes Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, food locker, fire ring; no hook-ups
Campground: Restrooms with flush toilets, tap water, amphitheater
Campground Map: Sonoma Coast State Park Campground Map
Showers: Yes
Dump station: Yes
Nearby attractions: South Salmon Creek Beach, Bodega Head, Wright's Beach, Kortum Trail, Duncan's Landing, Schoolhouse Beach, Arched Rock Beach, Shell Beach, Goat Rock, Goat Rock Beach, the Russian River, Jenner, Bodega Bay, WaterTrek EcoTours guided kayak tours and kayak rentals for use on the Russian River, The Links at Bodega Harbour for golf

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General Camping Information for

Opening and closing dates of campgrounds are only estimates, usually dependent on snow conditions. Not all campsites can accommodate trailers or RVs of all lengths. Check carefully on the website when you make your reservation to be sure your vehicle will fit your campsite.

In order to prevent the spread of invasive insects, firewood from outside the area is not permitted.

Accessible Sites

Designated Accessible sites are usually reserved for people with disabilities who have a vehicle displaying an accessible parking placard or license plate.

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