Boating and Paddling

Boat Launches

Developed boat launches are available at Regional Parks in Bodega Bay, on the Russian River, at Spring Lake in Santa Rosa, and at the Hudeman Slough waterway of San Pablo Bay. 


Kayaking, paddleboarding and canoeing are popular activities at Spring Lake and at parks along the Russian River, on Bodega Harbor and the Gualala River. The Regional Parks offer plenty of settings to launch your kayak, board or canoe. 

Paddling in the Parks
Paddling the Russian River

  • When: July 27, 2018 from 9:00 10:30 AM

    Spring Lake Regional Park - Swimming Lagoon Boat Rentals
    Can you do a downward dog or warrior pose? Can you do it on water? Join us for a lake-based yoga and stand-up paddleboarding blend for the novice or master practitioner. 

  • When: July 27, 2018 from 8:00 10:30 PM

    Spring Lake Regional Park - Violetti Road Entrance
    Join us for a rare opportunity to experience the park after dark! Paddle on calm waters, kayak out for a front row seat to a breathtaking view of the full moon as it rises.

  • When: July 28, 2018 from 9:00 11:00 AM

    Spring Lake Regional Park - Swimming Lagoon Boat Rentals
    Have you ever wanted to stand-up paddleboard, but you don’t know how? Join expert instructors for this introductory experience.

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