To Jenner by the Sea
   Gateway to
the Russian River & Sonoma Coast
Where the river meets the waves
in the heart of Sonoma Coast State Park
Servicing over 20 miles of river year around.

Join us on the water for a unique Sonoma County perspective. 

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Open Year Around By Reservation!
Reservation Line: Daily 9 AM - 6 PM 707-865-2249
We're popular! Drop ins may be possible.
We recommend reservations 48 hours in advance and much farther in advance for groups sized 10 to 30.
Estuary Conditions: 03/13/15: Lake like with tidal influence. Swift currents only near restricted river mouth. Peak of wildlife birthing.

20 Volunteers Needed Kayak or Walk
Earth Day:Jenner: Island & Beach Cleanup
Saturday April 18th: Registration Required
  Our activities support education and research
Harbor Seal Kiss: By George Scott Zastrow Photography
Videos & Reviews
Weekend Sherpa  KQED Quest
Estuary / Otter / Mammoth / Whales    

Guided Tours: Morning 10AM - 2PM:
Join Our Discount Group Tour Sat March 14th. $20 Discount pp
Reservations required. Group discounts.  We offer interpretive tours for hiking or kayaking with lessons for inquisitive paddlers: Sunset, Full Moon & Seasonal Glowing Plankton

Kayak Rentals
Drop ins may be possible.
Winter/Spring Start Times:
Fri - Sun: 9 AM - 4 PM

Mon-Thur: 10 AM - 3 PM
We may not be staffed Tue, Wed or Thur
if there are no advanced reservations.
Fully Staffed Daily:  Mid May through October

See our Google Map Routes.
Multi-Day Routes: Healdsburg, Forestville, Guerneville to Jenner.
2 Hour to Full Day Routes: Monte Rio, Duncan Mills, Jenner by the Sea

Most routes include the opportunity to explore our State Park Estuary, Island and Goat Rock Beach Biological Preserve.

Know Before You Go
     Wind and Weather Forecast for Monte Rio

Weather, Wind & Surf: Goat Rock Beach Tower

Weather and Wind: Jenner Estuary

  WaterTalk Bulletin Board
Family friendly sessions for tours and rentals year around. There are periodic limitations do to wind, or river currents after heavy rains.
Harbor Seal Colony: 50 Yard Restriction: Land & Water
Conditions: 03/13/15: Lake like except at restricted river mouth.
To Avoid Being Flushed Out To Sea: Avoid kayaking near open river mouth.
Russian River Height & Flow
Our Seasonal River Mouth Restriction Maps

Nature News:  Did you know that beaver used to live in the Russian River and still exist in California? Find out more at these links.
 Beaver & Salmon California Beaver  /  Wikipedia 

Your activities help support
"The Living Classrooms Project"   "Sonoma Coast Watch"  
Plankton Sampling 
Algal / Plankton Bloom Map
Most of our activities are within 
Sonoma Coast State Park
Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods:
State Park volunteer and community education activities. Join us in supporting their efforts. State Park Docent or Community Education Seminars
Save Our State Parks
: Some local locations have already been closed.  Join us in helping to fund, restore and preserve our public access.
The Russian River Chamber of Commerce: Local Resources
American Canoe Association : Join Our Kayak Skills & Guide Training
America Outdoors Association: Professional Recreation Providers

American Red Cross: Join Our CPR / First Aide Instruction

We look forward to sharing the water with you!

Year Round Activities:
Book early to ensure availability
Reservation Line:
8AM to 6PM Daily, 707-865-2249

Information only: info@watertreks.com


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