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Reviewed August 6, 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...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Elba S
Reviewed August 1, 2019

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...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Lori W
Reviewed July 28, 2019 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 30, 2019

Such a beautiful lake; came to the area for Single Thread and wine tastings but there is so much more to see and do. So close to San Francisco but so different with its peace , tranquillity and beauty.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed June 20, 2019

Lake Sonoma is an out of the way, peaceful, escape from the hustle and bustle. Stop along the way and pick up a bottle of vino at one of the many tasting rooms to take with you to sip along the water's edge.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank cwcharacters
Reviewed June 16, 2019

RUDE staff, they do NOT care about the customers at all, all they care is charge you. There is a guy by the name of Jose and a person by the name of Shey both are super rude .... Sad thing to see how the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 9, 2019

Watching the fish climb the ladder was very moving. Don't miss a little detour to the fish ladders when the steelhead are running.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Janice D
Reviewed May 7, 2019

This mountain range lake area is great for a relaxing stop or picnic. There is a museum with lots of local history and a guide on hand to answer questions and give helpful information of the region.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KCHouseman
Reviewed March 20, 2019

Lake Sonoma is huge! So many beautiful coves to see. Water can be chilly even in summer but well worth it. Great palce to have a picnic and do some serius boating.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jkl216
Reviewed February 28, 2019

I have cycled here several times from Healdsburg. The view from the lookout is outstanding and worth the ride and the climb, just be certain to bring lots of water if riding in summertime heat

Date of experience: April 2018
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Response from Mugszi | Reviewed this property |
It would not hurt but do not forget sun screen.
August 13, 2016|
Response from newtoCR | Reviewed this property |
Lake Sonoma is about 15 minutes west of Healdsburg. Travel west on Dry Creek road, keep going until you get to the lake, can't miss it. Have fun!
August 9, 2016|
Response from Leeleggs | Reviewed this property |
We did not have a dog. However we did see a small sailing boat with two dogs on it.