Sunset Beach River Park

11060 River Road, Forestville

  • Accessible areas
  • Beaches
  • Birding
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Picnic Facilities

Caution: There are currently no restrictions for swimming or paddling on the Russian River, but please be advised that potentially harmful blue-green algae may be present. Care should be taken to keep children and pets away from algae and from drinking river water. Read more

Hours: The park opens at 7 a.m. and closes 30 minutes before sunset.

Parking: $7 per vehicle.

Dogs: Permitted on leash no longer than 6 feet. License required.

Accessibility: ADA access to restroom and picnic areas; 3 accessible parking spaces.

Restrictions: Fires or barbecuing allowed in designated picnic area near the parking lot/trailhead.

Ranger Phone: (707) 433-1625

Sunset Beach offers easy access to the Russian River and is a popular destination for summer swimming, paddling and picnicking. It is an excellent year-round spot for fishing, birding, wildlife viewing. Amenities include a beach with beautiful views of redwood forest and the Hacienda Bridge and picnic areas.

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