Sunset Beach

Forestville, California

A popular summer destination for swimming, paddling and picnicking, Sunset Beach offers easy access to the Russian River. It is also a popular year round spot for bird watching and fishing.

From the parking area, a short, unpaved trail passes a picnic area and leads to a rocky beach with beautiful views of redwood forests and the Hacienda Bridge.

Restrictions:
No fires or barbecuse on the beach

There is ADA access to portable restroom and picnic areas. Three accessible parking spaces.

Parking - $7 or free for Regional Parks members
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
For water quality icon legend, click:   
MONITORING FREQUENCY

Sunset Beach 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

Sunset Beach

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:   

A popular summer destination for swimming, paddling and picnicking, Sunset Beach offers easy access to the Russian River. It is also a popular year round spot for bird watching and fishing.

From the parking area, a short, unpaved trail passes a picnic area and leads to a rocky beach with beautiful views of redwood forests and the Hacienda Bridge.

Restrictions:
No fires or barbecuse on the beach

There is ADA access to portable restroom and picnic areas. Three accessible parking spaces.

Parking - $7 or free for Regional Parks members
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

Sunset Beach 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



Swim Guide
is supported by
* The RBC Foundation

Swim Guide shares the best information we have at the moment you ask for it. Always obey signs at the beach or advisories from official government agencies. Stay alert and check for other swimming hazards such as dangerous currents and tides. Please report your pollution concerns so Affiliates can help keep other beach-goers safe.

Swim Guide, "Swim Drink Fish icons," and associated trademarks are owned by SWIM DRINK FISH CANADA.| See Legal.

© SWIM DRINK FISH CANADA, 2011 - 2018