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Steelhead Beach in Forestville, California is a great location for outdoor activities along the Russian River.

Steelhead Beach offers two great spots to access the river. There's a small beach on the right-hand side of the beach (south end) and a launch site on the left (north end) of the beach. The launch point makes for a great spot to start your float down the river. Make sure you have a shuttle car or plans to get picked up wherever you get out. 

This beach is dog-friendly. Please keep your pup on a leash.  

There are two big parking lots at Steelhead which require a small fee ($7 as of 2023) to park at. There are also bathrooms in the parking lot. 

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For closures and other updates, visit the SomonaCounty.ca.gov website. 

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