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Sonoma Coast State Beach

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Address: HIghway 1, Between Jenner and Bodega Bay, Sonoma, CA
Phone Number: 707-875-3483
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Activities: Fishing, Picnicking
Description: A state park and beach recommended for fishing, walking and picnicking.

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Great View along the Coast

There are about 15 stop points for great coast line view from Bodega Bay to Jenner. The staff at the visiter center Bodega recommended us to do 5 of them. Even though It only took... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Cincinnati, Ohio

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

There are about 15 stop points for great coast line view from Bodega Bay to Jenner. The staff at the visiter center Bodega recommended us to do 5 of them. Even though It only took 25minutes to drive from Bodega Bay to Jenner, we stop at those points, took some photos, walked to the beaches or simply sat and enjoyed... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

There are a few great beaches along the Sonoma County coast in the Bodega Bay area. There is Doran Beach, a county park with fee, just south of Bodega Bay. Just north of it is Salmon Creek Beach after going through the small town. You can park along Hwy 1 and walk down. The beach reminds me of the long... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Many campgrounds and beaches dot the area. We stopped at Shell Beach and walked the trail to Wrights Beach and back. Beautiful views of the coast and the tides. Very peaceful.

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Sonoma, California
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40 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Whenever I am sad, I go to the beach. It is hard to be sad when you are covered in salt, watching sea gulls eat mussels, sticking your feet in the water. If you are planning a visit to the area, skip the wineries and hit the beach before heading to the redwoods.

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Sebastopol, California
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25 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Bodega Bay is the town Hitcock chose to film "The Birds", but you don't have to worry about being attacked by agitated crows or dive bombed by sea gulls unless you're eating a sandwich. Doran Park at the south end of Sonoma Coast StAte Beach is on an international flyway, so you can see hundreds of friendlier species there and... More 

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Lake City, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

My husband and I recently tent camped here on a trip up the California coast. We loved the campsites! There were free hot showers, toilets, water faucets and firewood for sale! It was the nicest camp site on our entire trip! We would go back again in a heartbeat!

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Ashland, Oregon
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Very large and nice beach. There is an area protected for harbor seal nursing their babies. We visited on May 14, 2015 and we were too late. Harbor seals and their babies already left.

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Sonoma, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

One of the most scenic coastlines i have ever been on. Its just a beautiful drive up and down.. memorable experience

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

This entire coast - from Bodega Bay to Jenner was a wonderful drive. It was a real surprise for us since we had not heard anything about it prior. We were so glad we gave it a try and were lucky we had an incredibly beautiful day. Be forewarned there are no gas stations on much of the route and... More 

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Harford Md
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The coast is amazing, plenty of places to pull over and enjoy the view. Several little stores or places to grab lunch/dinner. Bathrooms are only open during season. Just beautiful.

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Address: Address: HIghway 1, Between Jenner and Bodega Bay, Sonoma, CA
Phone Number: 707-875-3483
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Sonoma

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