Salt Point State Park Information

Salt Point State Park Information

Salt Point State Park

25050 Highway 1, Jenner, CA 95450

(707) 847-3437

Hours of Operation: Sunrise to Sunset

Visitor Center is Closed for the Season

Day Use: $10.00 per vehicle

Camping Fees:

Gerstle: $35.00 per night

Woodside: $35.00 per night

Hike & Bike: $5.00 per night

Overflow: $30.00 per night

Additional vehicle: $8.00 per night

Group Camping: $200.00 per night

Welcome to Salt Point State Park

Discover the beauty of Salt Point State Park, a stunning natural oasis spanning 6,000 acres along the captivating Sonoma County shoreline. Just 23 miles north of Jenner, this coastal haven is a mere 2.5-hour drive from San Francisco, making it an ideal escape for outdoor enthusiasts seeking adventure and relaxation.

Salt Point State Park boasts unparalleled access to the shimmering waters of the Pacific Ocean, making it a haven for a diverse range of recreational activities. Whether you're an avid camper, a sea kayaking enthusiast, or simply yearning for a tranquil day by the shore, there's something for everyone to enjoy amidst the breathtaking coastal landscapes.

Camping Amidst Nature's Splendor

Immerse yourself in the tranquility of nature with our two main campgrounds, Gerstle Cove and Woodside. Perched atop coastal bluffs with sweeping ocean views, Gerstle Cove Campground offers 30 family campsites, providing a serene retreat amidst the rugged beauty of the coastline. Alternatively, find solace beneath the shelter of mixed conifers at Woodside Campground, where 79 sites await your arrival.

Adventures Abound

Embark on a journey of exploration along over 20 miles of picturesque horse-friendly trails, showcasing a diverse tapestry of landscapes. From Martian-like wind and water-carved sandstone formations known as tafoni, to kelp-dotted beaches and breathtaking tidepools, each trail offers a glimpse into the park's rich natural heritage.

Dive into Marine Majesty

Venture into the depths of Gerstle Cove State Marine Reserve, a sanctuary where underwater life thrives undisturbed. Whether you are snorkeling, diving, or simply observing from the shore, the reserve's pristine waters offer a window into the wonders of underwater ecosystems.

Immerse in History and Culture

Embark on a journey through time as you uncover the rich local history of Salt Point. From Indigenous heritage to the legacy of early settlers, delve into the stories that have shaped this coastal gem.

Savor the Flavors

Indulge your senses with a taste of local delights. Discover nearby wineries and vineyards, where you can sample exquisite wines amidst stunning vineyard landscapes, highlighting the finest in Sonoma County viniculture.

Plan Your Escape

Escape the hustle and bustle of city life and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Salt Point State Park. Whether you are seeking adrenaline-fueled adventures or peaceful moments of reflection, our coastal sanctuary promises an unforgettable experience for all who venture here. Plan your visit today and discover the magic of Salt Point State Park, where the land meets the ocean in perfect harmony.

Learn about current conditions

No Drones Allowed in Park!

  • The noise and sight of drones can alter other people’s enjoyment of nature.
  • A drone hovering nearby can feel intrusive and threatening.
  • Drones can capture photographs and video without someone’s permission.
  • Drones mimic the behavior of predatory birds and can frighten wildlife.

For these reasons, State Park units in the Sonoma-Mendocino Coast District do not allow the launching, landing or the operating of drones on State Park property.

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