Gualala Point Regional Park

42401 Coast Highway 1, Gualala

  • Accessible areas
  • Beaches
  • Biking
  • Birding
  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Hiking/Walking Trails
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Picnic Facilities

Safety Alert: Watch out for sleeper waves which are common along the north coast.

Hours: The park opens at 6:00 a.m. in summer and closes at sunset. The park opens at 8:00 a.m. in winter.

Parking: $7 per vehicle for day use. $1 per person (vehicles with 10 or more people)

Dogs: Permitted on leash no longer than 6' in length. License required.

Accessibility: Paved, wheelchair accessible trails. Accessible family camping area.

Ranger Phone: (707) 785-2377

Safety Alert: Watch out for sleeper waves which are common along the north coast.

The 195-acre park has open meadows mixed with coastal forest. The park contains a campground, trail system, coastal vistas, and sandy beaches. The park is located adjacent to the Gualala River, which offers limited seasonal fishing. Please check current regulations.

The day use area of the park has a Visitors Center, picnic tables (some with BBQ's) and restrooms with flush toilets.

Gualala Point Park is popular with day hikers, picnickers and also offers a beautiful setting for small weddings.

The Visitors Center is hosted by volunteers and has outstanding displays of early California History, information regarding Native Americans, and the turn of the century logging industry. Hiking trails from the campground will take you through the 195-acre park.

Gualala Point Regional Park Trails

Length:2.9 miles

Gualala Point Regional Park offers 2.9 miles of coastal trail along bluffs, through meadows, and above the Gualala River. Gualala Point Beach is easily reached via a dirt trail or ADA accessible paved path, and in general the trails throughout the park are relatively flat. The campground located on the eastern side of California State Route 1 is connected to the day use part of the park via a short trail through coastal forest. Gualala Point Regional Park may be connected to either Salal or Walk On Beach access trails via the Bluff Top Trail. The distance from Gualala Point to Walk on Beach via the Bluff Top Trail is 3 miles.

Accessible family camping area

The campground is situated among the majestic redwood trees and is adjacent to the Gualala River.

Gualala Point Park offers individual campsites, walk-to sites and a hiker/bicycle site.

The campground has a restroom with flush toilets, electrical outlets and one coin operated shower ($1.50 for 5 minutes). There is also a dump station. Please note: there are no RV hook-ups.

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Watch out for sleeper waves which are common along the north coast.

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