Stillwater Cove
Regional Park

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.

  • 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.

Stillwater Cove 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's 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.

Campground Basics
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 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
Nearby attractions: Stillwater Cove small boat launch ramp, , fish cleaning station, trails to the Stockoff Creek Loop and Fort Ross Schoolhouse (nearby), 4 miles to Fort Ross State Historic Park, 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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