Boating and Paddling

  • When: October 30, 2021 from 4:30 6:30 PM

    Spring Lake Regional Park, Violetti entrance
    What goes whoooo in the night? Did you hear that howl? This program is all about the creepy and crawlies of Spring Lake Regional Park – don’t worry no one will bite. Join us for a late afternoon paddle while learning about all types of our nighttime critters. 

  • When: November 6, 2021 from 10:00 AM 12:00 PM

    Doran Regional Park, Jetty Day Use
    Entertained by birds? Enjoy kayaking? Why not mix the two? Birdwatching is a great way to observe animals in their natural habitat, and being on the water allows you to see a wide variety of birds, and other wildlife.

  • When: November 6, 2021 from 12:30 2:30 PM

    Doran Regional Park, Jetty Day Use 
    We are excited to announce our brand new sea kayaking program! Join park staff to learn about the local sea-lebrities while taking on some of the small to medium waves in Bodega Bay! We recommend participants bring a wetsuit and have the basics of kayaking down prior to participating in this program. 

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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, where summer rentals are available,  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

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