Goat Rock Beach

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    Goat Rock State Beach


    Goat Rock Beach is located at 38.445° latitude and -123.126° longitude. The parking lot has an elevation of 25 feet with a trails at the north and south west both leading to the beach.

    There is a colony of harbor seals which call Goat Rock Beach home. It is advisable to stay 50 feet away from the seals at all times, and especially so from March to August during pupping season.

    There are no dogs allowed on Goat Rock Beach due to the large number of nesting birds and wildlife. Blind Beach, which is located just south of Goat Rock Beach is dog friendly.

    There are picnic benches and restrooms located on the site.

    Emergency Services

    The closest emergency service is Palm Drive Emergency Hospital located at 501 Petaluma Ave, Sebastopol CA 95472. Head south on highway 1. Turn left onto Bodega Hwy. Continue for 10.4 miles before turning right onto Jewell Ave. In 400 feet, turn left onto Willow St, after which you will turn right onto Gravenstein Hwy S. In 0.4 miles you will take a sharp left onto Petaluma Ave, Palm Drive Emergency Hospital will be on your right.


    The closest ranger station is the Salmon Creek Ranger Station located on highway 1 between South Salmon Beach and North Salmon Beach.