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
Join us on the water for a unique Sonoma County perspective!
Follow us at: Google Places  / Yelp / Facebook / WaterTalk
Open Year Around!:
Reservation Line:
707-865-2249 8 AM - 6 PM
Field Cell: 707-477-2299
Hours of operation change per seasonal daylight and weather.
Staffing As of 04/01/2014
Tours or Rentals any day of the week by prior reservation.
We Recomend Reservations 24 to 72 hours in advance.

We're popular! Drop ins may be possible.
Call ahead to ensure a seat Friday - Sunday
Call ahead to ensure a staff member Monday - Thursday

Our activities support education and research
Gift an adventure: Certificates by e-mail
Harbor Seal Kiss: By George Scott Zastrow Photography
Videos & Reviews
Weekend Sherpa  KQED Quest
Estuary / Otter / Mammoth / Whales    

Guided Tours: 10AM - 2PM: Reservations required. Group discounts.  We offer interpretive tours for hiking or kayaking with lessons for inquisitive paddlers: Morning, Sunset, Full Moon & Seasonal Glowing Plankton

Rentals: Spring Start Times: Fri-Sun: 10 AM - 4 PM
Mon-Thur: 10 AM - 3 PM or by appointment
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

Our tour gear is also available as rentals with shuttled routes along the river and one drop in location to explore our State Park estuary, island and Goat Rock Beach.

What's hot now? Seasonal events
Summer through Fall Internships for our future
Outdoor Emergency Service, Researchers and Educators.

Apply now for paid and unpaid positions

Earthday Cleanup: April 12 2014:  Volunteers Needed!
Free kayaking or walk the beaches!  Registration

Tours: Whale Watching, River Otter, Curious Harbor Seals!
Plants, History, Ecology and Kayaking Skills
  See Our Advertised Tour Dates: Up to $20 off per person.

  Volunteer: 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: Call for periodic limitations
Harbor Seal Colony: 50 Yard Restriction
It Just Rained: Float with river currents: Monte Rio to Jenner
Avoid Heavy Currents At Open River Mouth
Russian River Height & Flow
Our Seasonal River Mouth Restriction Maps

Your activities help support
"The Living Classrooms Project"  
"Sonoma Coast Watch"  
Volunteer: Plankton Sampling 
Algal / Plankton Bloom Map

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
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.
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 7PM Daily, 707-865-2249

Information only: info@watertreks.com


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