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Cloverdale River Park trail
Cloverdale River Park - Russian River
Cloverdale River Park trail

Cloverdale River Park

31820 McCray Road, Cloverdale, CA 95425

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Pile burning at Cloverdale River Park 4/16: Work crews will be burning piles at Cloverdale River Park on April 16, 2024. All trails will remain open during work, however, park visitors may experience disrupted activity or notice live fire and/or smoke when using impacted areas. Learn more about prescribed fire.

Park Information

Cloverdale River Park runs along the west bank of the Russian River in northern Sonoma County and is a destination for walking, fishing, paddling, birdwatching, wildlife viewing and picnicking.

The park features a paved 1-mile trail through riparian forest, individual and group picnic areas, fishing access, and a launch for kayaks, canoes, and drift boats.

Cloverdale River Park is the only public, developed river access between Healdsburg and Mendocino County. There are no lifeguard services.

The park has a restroom but no drinking fountain.

Trails

Cloverdale River Park's trail is open to pedestrians, cyclists, and equestrians and features information about riparian plants and wildlife.

Equestrian parking is not available.

Accessibility

Cloverdale River Park features accessible parking, restroom, picnic sites, a mildly-sloped boat portage and path of travel. The park has a 1 mile paved multi-use trail with gentle grades that traverses through open meadows and riparian forest along the Russian River and Oat Valley Creek.

Commercial/Charter Buses

  • Summer Season (weekends and holidays only): On weekends and holidays between Memorial Day and Labor Day, commercial bus operators are not permitted to drop off or pick up passengers at the Regional Parks river beaches, with the exception of Healdsburg Veterans Memorial Beach. Commercial shuttle and charter buses may make free reservations with C3 Transportation to transport passengers on the Regional Parks River Shuttle at least 48 hours in advance by calling 415-727-7158.
  • Summer Season (weekdays only): On weekdays between Memorial Day and Labor Day, commercial bus operators will need to obtain a permit in advance before dropping off or picking up passengers at the Regional Parks river beaches. Commercial buses without reservations will not be allowed in the parks. 
  • Off-Season (Fall/Winter/Spring): On any day between Labor Day and Memorial Day, commercial bus operators will need to obtain a permit in advance before dropping off or picking up passengers at the Regional Parks river beaches. Commercial buses without reservations will not be allowed in the parks.