Doran Beach

Doran Beach Sonoma CountyDoran Park is a wonderful coastal resource for Sonoma County. This sheltered beach is nearly two miles long and is a popular place for visitors to picnic, swim, relax, build sand castles, fly kites, surf, fish and stroll. A rock jetty at the harbor mouth provides access for fishing, crabbing and exploring sea life. The boat launch can accommodate up to 20-foot boats. A parking lot is located adjacent to the launch and can handle 30 vehicles with trailers.

South of Bodega Bay at 201 Doran Beach Road.

Directions: Hwy. 1, one mile south of Bodega Bay on Doran Park Road, just past Bodega Harbor Golf Course.


What you need to know:

Hours The park is open daily. Most Sonoma County Regional parks open at sunrise and close at sunset.

$7 per vehicle for day use, Saturday of Memorial Day weekend through the Sunday after Labor Day. $5 at all other times. Special rates apply to buses or trucks carrying more than 9 people.

Dogs Permitted on leash no longer than 6' in length. Rabies certificate required.

Boat launch, fish-cleaning station, boat-rinsing station and picnic areas. Individual campsites, restrooms with electrical outlets, flush toilets and coin operated showers ($1.50 per 5 minutes). Please note: there are no RV hook-ups.


The campgrounds are open year-round and offer quality camping facilities in beautiful surroundings. For specific park information call (707) 875-3540.

Detailed camping and reservation information.



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