There are currently
no restrictions for recreational use of the Russian River. However, the public
should be advised that potentially harmful blue-green algae may be present.
Care should be taken to keep children and pets away from algae, and prevent them
from drinking river water. Read more
The park opens at 7:00 a.m. and closes at sunset.
$7 per vehicle for day use. $1 per person (vehicles with 10 or more people)
Permitted on leash no longer than 6 feet. License required.
Paved, wheelchair accessible trails and accessible group picnic areas.
No fires or barbecues allowed on beach.
This park in east Cloverdale offers a paved, fully accessible trail along the Russian River, a boat launch for kayaks, canoes and drift
boats, seasonal fishing, and picnic areas. Cloverdale River Park a great spot for wildlife viewing, and information about the park's riparian habitat is located along the trail. There are group
picnic areas with barbecues and a large parking lot. Both include several wheelchair-accessible spaces. No lifeguard
service is available.
Improvements were made possible with a grant
from the State Coastal Conservancy, the Sonoma County Agricultural
Preservation & Open Space District, and Sonoma County Parks Mitigation
Phase 3 improvements were funded by Park Mitigation
Fees, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the California Emergency
Management Agency (formerly Office of Emergency Services), and a River
Parkways grant from the California Natural Resources Agency through
Cloverdale River Park Trails
A paved trail follows the Russian River and winds through riparian forest. The trail starts at the McCray Road parking area and runs for about 1 mile to a connection with a city of Cloverdale trail. The city trail runs 0.3 miles to the downtown area. The Cloverdale River Park trail is open to pedestrians, bikers, and equestrians and is fully accessible for wheelchair users.