• Fishing boat docked at Doran

    Located on a spit separating Bodega Harbor and Bodega Bay, it has a launch on the harbor for boats up to 20 feet. 

  • Westside boat launch

    Located on Bodega Harbor, the boat launch features three lanes and a wheelchair-accessible kayak launch.

Boat Launches

Developed boat launches are available at Regional Parks throughout Sonoma County. For a complete list of boating sites, visit Find a Park

The launch fee for trailered boats is $4 or free for Regional Parks members.

Santa Rosa

  • Spring Lake Regional Park - Newanga Avenue entrance - Spring Lake is a 72-acre lake with a paved launch for boats up to 16 feet. Electric motors only. The year-round boat launch is at the bottom of the park's Newanga Avenue entrance.
  • Spring Lake Regional Park - Violetti Road entrance - Summer kayak and paddleboard rentals are available from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily beginning Memorial Day weekend. The rental office and rental launch site is next to the swimming lagoon at the park's Violetti Road entrance. Last rental is at 5 p.m.

Bodega Bay

  • Doran Regional Park - Doran Regional Park has a launch on Bodega Harbor for boats up to 20 feet and a wheelchair-accessible kayak launch.
  • Westside Regional Park - Westside Regional Park features a three-lane launch on Bodega Harbor and a wheelchair-accessible kayak launch. 

Russian River

  • Cloverdale River Park - This small park in northern Sonoma County features a paved launch on the Russian River for small craft.
  • Steelhead Beach Regional Park - Steelhead Beach in Forestville offers a gravel launch on the Russian River for drift boats, kayaks, canoes, and paddle boards.
  • Wohler Bridge - Wohler Bridge Russian River access is a seasonal launch in Forestville. You can off-load small craft here Oct. 1-May 15 with a gate key from Regional Parks' Santa Rosa office.

Southern Sonoma County

  • Hudeman Slough Boat Launch - This launch about 10 miles south of Sonoma provides access to the San Pablo Bay National Wildlife Refuge. The boat ramp and dock are temporarily closed for repairs.