About the Russian River Area
The Russian River is located a short drive from the San Francisco bay area and Sacramento. For over a 100 years it has been the preferred getaway for these cities. Come for the wine, river, redwoods and coast.
Outdoor Adventure Cruise the undiscovered back roads of Sonoma Wine Country, visit boutique wineries, relax on the lazy Russian River.
The Russian River is a year-round fishery Summertime is prime fishing for Smallmouth Bass, Bluegill, and Catfish. Early fall begins the small Steelhead run and the larger Steelhead begin to run in November, continuing through April. April through June is Shad season, with Catfish beginning to be plentiful as well.
Where the Russian River meets the Pacific Ocean Sunsets, seals, sand dunes, cliffs, flowers, wildlife. The river's mouth is a unique location. It flows past the town of Jenner and out through Goat Rock beach, the northernmost park of Sonoma Coast State Beaches. Come for a picnic, enjoy the ocean breeze, the fog as it rolls in and out, the soaring sea birds. Be inspired by being on the edge of the American continent.