Stillwater Cove
Regional Park
Campground

Sonoma County Coast


Salt Point State Park


Stillwater Cove, Stillwater Cove Regional Park

Stillwater Cove

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. Campers at Stillwater Cove Regional Park Campground enjoy birding, kayaking, scuba diving, and fishing.

  • Most Sonoma coast beaches are considered too dangerous for wading and swimming. Always check with park rangers about the safety of a particular beach.
  • 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.
  • Head out mountain biking along dirt roads.
  • Windsurfing 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 sites 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.

Key Stillwater Cove Regional Park Campground Regulations

  1. Dogs must be on leash, always attended. Dogs are not permitted on most trails. They must be kept in a vehicle or tent from 10 PM to 6 AM.
  2. Water may still be in short supply after California's drought.
  3. Obtain firewood locally to avoid bringing in pests.
  4. Fires are allowed only in established fire rings or camp stoves. Fires are not permitted on the beach.
  5. Quiet Hours are from 10 PM to 6 am.

Stillwater Cove Regional Park Campground

Stillwater Cove Regional Park is located on the northern Sonoma County coast, 15 miles north of Jenner and the Russian River. Visitors to the 210-acre park enjoy hiking, fishing, sea kayaking and birding. The cove is popular for launching small craft and as a staging area for scuba diving.

Stillwater Cove Regional Park Campground has 20 forested campsites along with a Hike & Bike campsite. The campground is across Highway 1 from Stillwater Cove. Seventeen of the sites can be reserved ahead of time, while the other 3 are first come, first served.

Stillwater Cove Regional Park Campground Basics
Stillwater Cove Regional Park Campground Location: 22455 Highway 1, fifteen miles north of Jenner
Elevation: 30 feet
Mileage from gateway cities: San Francisco- 93 miles
Santa Rosa - 45 miles
Number of Sites: 20
Open - Closed: Open year-round
Max. People per Site: 8 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 1 vehicles and 1 towed vehicle ($7 for additional vehicle if space allows)
Pets: on leash, always attended, $2 per night
Stillwater Cove Regional Park Information (707) 847-3245

Reservations at Stillwater Cove Regional Park Campground
Reservations recommended: year-round, available up to a year in advance
Maximum RV/trailer Length: 30 feet
Wheelchair accessible Sites: #8, 14
Fees: $35 per night (discounts for Sonoma Co. residents may be available)
Hike & Bike - $5 per person
Reservations: Stillwater Cove Regional Park Campground Reservations
Check-in, check-out: 2:00 PM, check-out Noon

Stillwater Cove Regional Park Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, fire ring; no hook-ups
Campground: Restrooms with flush toilets, tap water
Campground Map: Stillwater Cove Regional Park Campground Map
Showers: Yes, coin operated
Dump station: Yes
Attractions near Stillwater Cove Regional Park Campground: Make use of Stillwater Cove small boat launch ramp. Find a handy fish cleaning station. Set off on trails to the Stockoff Creek Loop and Fort Ross Schoolhouse (nearby). Drive 4 miles to Fort Ross State Historic Park or 3½ miles to Salt Point State Park.

General Camping Information

Opening and closing dates of campgrounds are often only estimates, usually dependent on weather 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, obtain firewood from the local area of the campground.

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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