Bodega Dunes Campground
Sonoma Coast State Park

Sonoma Coast State Park, California
Sonoma Coast State Park, California

Bodega Dunes Campground
Sonoma Coast State Park

Bodega Dunes Campground

Bodega Dunes Campground is located beside Bodega Harbor, within walking distance of ocean beaches and the town of Bodega Bay. The campground is part of Sonoma Coast State Park. Nearby Bodega Head is a popular place for whale watching during the winter and spring months. The ocean here is too dangerous for wading or swimming.

Bodega Dunes Campground has 99 campsites which can accommodate RVs, trailers, and tents. Reservations are available and strongly recommended.

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Bodega Dunes Campground Basics
Bodega Dunes Campground Location: Off Highway 1, Bodega Bay
Elevation: 30 feet
Mileage from gateway cities: San Francisco- 67 miles
Santa Rosa - 36 miles
Number of Sites: 99
Camping Season: Open year-round
Max. People per Site: 8 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 3   (may be additional fee beyond 1st vehicle)
Pets: on leash, always attended
Operated by: California State Parks
Sonoma Coast State Park Information (707) 875-3483

Reservations at Bodega Dunes Campground
Reservations recommended: year-round
Booking Window: Reservations can be made from 2 days up to 6 months in advance of arrival date.
Maximum RV/trailer Length: 31 feet
Wheelchair accessible Sites: #16, 40, 80, 92
Fees: $35 per night
Online Reservations at ReserveCalifornia: Sonoma Coast State Park Campground Reservations
or call (800) 444-PARK (7275) between 8 AM and 6 PM
Check-in, check-out: 2:00 PM, check-out Noon

Bodega Dunes Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, food locker, fire ring; no hook-ups
Campground: Restrooms with flush toilets, tap water, amphitheater
Campground Map: Sonoma Coast State Park Campground Map
Showers: Yes
Dump station: Yes
Attractions near Bodega Dunes Campground: Enjoy South Salmon Creek Beach. Hike out Bodega Head for whale watching. Visit nearby Wright's Beach. Hike the Kortum Trail. Take in the view at Duncan's Landing. Visit nearby beaches such as Schoolhouse Beach, Arched Rock Beach, Shell Beach, Goat Rock, and Goat Rock Beach. Enjoy the Russian River, Jenner, and Bodega Bay. Check out WaterTrek EcoTours for guided kayak tours and kayak rentals for use on the Russian River. Play golf at The Links at Bodega Harbour.

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General Camping Information

Opening and closing dates of campgrounds are only estimates, usually dependent on weather conditions. Not all campsites can accommodate trailers or RVs of all lengths. If using a reservation website, check to be sure your vehicles will fit in the parking space for your campsite.

In order to prevent the spread of invasive insects, obtain firewood locally.

Accessible Sites

Designated Accessible sites are usually reserved for people with disabilities who have a vehicle displaying an accessible parking placard or license plate

Bodega Dunes Campground, Sonoma Coast State Park, CA

Bodega Dunes Campground

Sonoma Coast
Attractions and Activities

The Sonoma Coast has a string of beautiful little beaches interspersed with rocky points. Among them are some of the most popular coastal towns in the area. Campers at Bodega Dunes Campground are close to all these great destinations.

  • Visit historic Fort Ross.
  • Discover all the trails, beaches and overlooks around Salt Point State Park.
  • Stroll around the streets of Bodega Bay.
  • Try whale watching from Bodega Head.
  • Take advantage of public access trails along the Sea Ranch coast.
  • Head out mountain biking along dirt roads.
  • Windsurfing and kiteboarding are popular in the waters of Bodega Bay.
  • Enjoy the protected south-facing beach at Doran Regional Park.
  • Visit dramatic Arched Rock Beach.
  • Using caution to avoid sleeper waves, take in the sites at Duncan's Cove and Rock Point.
  • Journey up the Russian River to Guerneville and other favorite spots along the river.
  • Drive out to have a look at Goat Rock and spend the afternoon on the adjacent beach.
  • Many Sonoma coast beaches are considered too dangerous for wading and swimming, but some sheltered beaches and inlets can be safe under favorable conditions. Always check with park rangers about the safety of a particular beach.

Key Bodega Dunes Campground Regulations

  1. Dogs must be on leash, always attended. Dogs are not permitted on most trails. They must be kept in a vehicle or tent from 10 PM to 6 AM.
  2. Obtain firewood locally to avoid bringing in pests.
  3. Fires are allowed only in established fire rings or camp stoves. Fires are not permitted on the beach.
  4. Quiet Hours are from 10 PM to 6 AM.
  5. Generators may only be operated between the hours from 10 AM to 8 PM.

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