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
and the Farrallones Sanctuary
Servicing over 20 miles of river year around.

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

Follow us: Google Places  / Yelp / Facebook / WaterTalk
Gift An Adventure:  Certificates By E-Mail
Open Year Around By Reservation!
Reservation Line: Daily 9 AM - 6 PM 707-865-2249
Recommended 48 hours in advance and earlier for groups sized 10 to 30.
We're popular! Drop ins are often possible but not guaranteed.

  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 9AM - 1PM:
Reservations required. Group discounts.  We offer interpretive tours for hiking or kayaking with lessons for inquisitive paddlers: Also Sunset, Full Moon & Seasonal Glowing Plankton

Kayak Rentals
Drop ins may be possible.
Fall Into Winter Start Times:
Fri - Sun: 9 AM - 3 PM

Mon-Thur: 9 AM - 2 PM
We may not be staffed Tue, Wed or Thur
if there are no advanced reservations.
Fully Staffed Daily:  June through September

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.

What's hot now? Seasonal events
Fall through Winter Internships for our future
Outdoor Emergency Service, Researchers and Educators. 
Apply now for paid and unpaid positions


Tours: Whale Watching, River Otter, Curious Harbor Seals! Plants, History, Ecology and Kayaking Skills
CTA and Accomodation Providers : Free Tour
Fund Raising Tours:  Help rebuild our State Park Visitor Center
Benefit Valley Fire Folks and Firefighters

Plankton Sampling:  Sonoma Coast Watch

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.
Harbor Seal Colony: 50 Yard Restriction: Land & Water
Estuary Conditions: 10/01/15: Lake like conditions.  We suggest starting early to avoid ocassional strong afternoon winds. 
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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