Wright's Beach Campground

Sonoma Coast State Park


Sonoma Coast State Park


Wrights Beach, Sonoma Coast State Park, CA

Wright's Beach 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.

Wright's Beach Campground

Wright's Beach Campground is situated at the edge of a pleasant sandy beach off Highway 1 in Sonoma Coast State Park, mid-way between Bodega Bay and Jenner. Campers who want to be right on the beach, with ocean views, like their choices at Wright's Beach Campground. The Kortum Trail connects Wright's Beach with other nearby beaches. Visitors enjoy exploring the coast, watching for wildlife, photography, bird watching, and even hang gliding. The ocean here is far too dangerous for wading or swimming.

Wright's Beach Campground has 27 campsites adjacent to the beach. Sites #1-10, which are directly facing the ocean, are listed as premium sites. A nearby parking lot is sometimes used for overflow camping for self-contained RV units. Campsites 1-18 may be closed in winter during high storm season.

Campground Basics
Location: Highway 1, six miles north of Bodega Bay
Elevation: 30 feet
Mileage from gateway cities: Petaluma - 42 miles
San Francisco - 73 miles
Number of Sites: 27
Open - Closed: Open year-round
Max. People per Site: 8 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 1 driven and 1 legally towed (fee for additional vehicles)
Pets: on leash, always attended
State Park Information (707) 875-3483

Reservations
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: #2, 26, 27
Fees: $35 per night
Premium sites - $45
Reservations: Sonoma Coast State Park Campground Reservations
Check-in, check-out: 2:00 PM, check-out Noon

Wright's Beach Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, food locker, fire ring; no hook-ups
Campground: Restrooms with flush toilets, tap water
Campground Map: Sonoma Coast State Park Campground Map
Showers: At Bodega Dunes Campground
Dump station: At Bodega Dunes Campground
Nearby attractions: 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

Wrights Beach, Sonoma Coast State Park, CA

Wright's Beach Campground

General Camping Information

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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