Forestville River Access

Forestville, California

Forestville River Access provides access to the Russian River, just off River Road, via a parking area and a short trail leading to a scenic beach. Known by local's as Mom's Beach, the rocky shore here offers a lovely view of surrounding redwood forest.

This is a great spot to sunbath and watch summer paddlers heading down river. (Lifeguards are not on duty.)

The small parking area fills quickly in summer months. Alcohol is not allowed in the parking area or on the beach.

Parking - Free
Hours - 7 AM to 30 minutes before sunset
Dogs - Allowed on leash
Phone - Work Ranger Station: (707) 433-1625
Work CA Relay: 711

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Russian Riverkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
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CURRENT WEATHER
28°C
Mostly clear
MONITORING FREQUENCY

Forestville River Access is sampled weekly from June 1st to September 1st

SOURCE INFORMATION

The Sonoma County Department of Health Services, in cooperation with the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board and the Sonoma County Water Agency, monitors bacterial levels in the water at beaches on the Russian River, and also monitors Spring Lake Lagoon in cooperation with the Sonoma County Regional Parks Department.

Sampling is conducted once a week each summer between Memorial Day and Labor Day. For current postings, call the Beach Sampling Hotline at (707) 565-6552

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Forestville River Access

Forestville, California

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Russian Riverkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
For water quality icon legend, click:   
CURRENT WEATHER
28°C
Mostly clear

Forestville River Access provides access to the Russian River, just off River Road, via a parking area and a short trail leading to a scenic beach. Known by local's as Mom's Beach, the rocky shore here offers a lovely view of surrounding redwood forest.

This is a great spot to sunbath and watch summer paddlers heading down river. (Lifeguards are not on duty.)

The small parking area fills quickly in summer months. Alcohol is not allowed in the parking area or on the beach.

Parking - Free
Hours - 7 AM to 30 minutes before sunset
Dogs - Allowed on leash
Phone - Work Ranger Station: (707) 433-1625
Work CA Relay: 711

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Forestville River Access is sampled weekly from June 1st to September 1st

SOURCE INFORMATION

The Sonoma County Department of Health Services, in cooperation with the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board and the Sonoma County Water Agency, monitors bacterial levels in the water at beaches on the Russian River, and also monitors Spring Lake Lagoon in cooperation with the Sonoma County Regional Parks Department.

Sampling is conducted once a week each summer between Memorial Day and Labor Day. For current postings, call the Beach Sampling Hotline at (707) 565-6552

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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