Lake Sonoma

Lake Sonoma, Healdsburg: Tickets, Tours, Address, Phone Number, Lake Sonoma Reviews: 4.5/5

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Mark W
Freeland, WA407 contributions
Wow factor
Sep 2021
We didn't even know about Lake Sonoma. But, the road kept going and so did we. Spectacular view from above. Boat launch area seems to be primary interest. But, you could also bring a picnic and find a fun spot to eat and enjoy the view.
Written September 21, 2021
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Bob A
148 contributions
Beautiful lake
Sep 2019
Lake Sonoma is a great place to camp, boat, swim. The have good group sites that we have used for our church camps
Written January 14, 2020
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Thomas V
Oakland, California10,963 contributions
Quite Amazing
Jan 2020
We went to the fish hatchery and learned a lot. We drove up the mountain and went to the view points and were wowed by the gorgeous perspectives. We took a lot of photos. This is a huge area and a real treasure.
Written January 9, 2020
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Sue K
Laguna Woods, CA553 contributions
Beautiful
Oct 2019 • Couples
Lovely serene drive from Healdsburg to the lake. Recommend a visit and walk around the marina. Do not miss the visitor center to learn about state efforts to bring steelhead and salmon back to the region. Followup with a visit to the hatchery where you can view and feed the fish.
Written October 23, 2019
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crunch6
Northbrook, IL575 contributions
Great views of the lake from the observation area
Sep 2019
Look into arrangements to rent a boat or get a boat ride at this beautiful lake with a big dam. We drove up to the highest point to take pictures and have great views of the lake.
Written October 6, 2019
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MadamJosephine
Melbourne, Australia1,097 contributions
Beautiful Lake, peaceful surroundings
Sep 2019
The lake itself is very picturesque and the mountain backdrop makes for some lovely photos. There are grassed areas and the ability to swim, or let the dog have a dip. Well worth the visit.
Written September 23, 2019
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pfefmeister
San Francisco, CA2,342 contributions
Beautiful Lake
Aug 2019
This had turned out to be a great place for boating and fishing. If you are in Dry Creek Valley, do continue the drive up to the end and check it out. The marina rents boats, there are picnic areas, and in the winter it is a great place for fishing. It's taken a few years to mature into a great destination, but now it has attained that status.
Written September 21, 2019
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Elba S
Cloverdale, CA6 contributions
Marina Boat Rental
Aug 2019
Rude staff at the marina boat rental. One employee who had a broken leg, was extremely rude to us from the beginning without us having even finished approaching the rental boat window. They really need to train their staff in customer service. It was annoying to be mistreated for no reason when we went there to have a good time. The boat was ok and it was fun to be at the lake but the initial encounter with this rude employee left us with a bitter taste.
Written August 6, 2019
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Lori W
4 contributions
Santa Rosa 70.3 triathlon site....sheer joy!!
Jul 2019 • Couples
I'm one of those triathletes that chooses her races based on the water...I don't do well in ocean swims because of the waves, currents, potential gators, sharks or jellyfish. Imagine my sheet excitement to see that the Santa Rosa 70.3 Half Ironman's swim was in Lake Sonoma. When i did this race in 2011, the body of water was very narrow and at the half-way point, every athlete had to stand up and walk for a while until the water was deep enough.

This vast reservoir and lake is breathtaking; seriously, the views coming over the bridge made me tear up! I couldn't wait for a practice swim. OHMYGOSH. The water temps were 75 degrees on practice day Friday and about the same early Saturday morning when over 2000 triathletes entered the water. I think i smiled almost the entire way through the 1.2 miles. I didn't even wear a wetsuit; I wanted to experience this incredible water.

The site is easily accessible and clean. I hope I can return next year and swim in Lake Sonoma again!!
Written August 1, 2019
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Climb14ers
Colorado Springs, CO1,762 contributions
Beautiful
Jul 2019 • Friends
Was here for the Santa Rosa 70.3. Great place for swim. Watched the sun rise. The water was calm. Ride through the park a little ways as well.
Written July 28, 2019
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