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Kids enjoying the sandpit sluice at J.K.Wright Playground
Vacation Beach Dam ~ Seasonal installation on the Russian River

Refresh, Relax & Enjoy Our Russian River Area

The Russian River from the Guerneville area out to the Pacific Coast is a world famous recreation area.  And for as long as anyone can remember “going up to the River” has been a popular way for people in the Bay Area to take vacations,  whether for a day trip, a weekend at a resort or a whole summer in the family cabin.

When the Russian River Recreation and Park District (RRRPD) was formed in March 1941 as a county recreation district, the district’s initial function was to create swimming and beach areas by installing two summer dams, one at Johnson’s Beach in Guerneville and a second dam at Vacation Beach, where the dam also provides a summer crossing. (read more…)

Featured Parks

Girls enjoying Vacation Beach Dam playground, Guerneville California

Vacation Beach Playground

This small quaint playground located just above Vacation Beach Dam has picnic tables, barbecues, a playground & basketball court.

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J.K. Wright Memorial Playground

J.K. Wright Memorial Playground, recently remodeled, includes a sandbox, water sluice for children, swings, and other fun features for kids.

kids and adults enjoy bruno farnocchia community garden guerneville ca

Bruno Farnocchia Memorial Park

The Bruno Farnocchia Park is 3.18 acres. It includes a playground, horseshoe pits, picnic tables, barbecues, portable restroom, and a tennis court.

Sponsored Programs

Girls enjoying Vacation Beach Dam playground, Guerneville California

Vacation Beach Playground

This small quaint playground located just above Vacation Beach Dam has picnic tables, barbecues, a playground & basketball court.

kids climbing together j k wright memorial playground guerneville california

J.K. Wright Memorial Playground

J.K. Wright Memorial Playground, recently remodeled, includes a sandbox, water sluice for children, swings, and other fun features for kids.

kids and adults enjoy bruno farnocchia community garden guerneville ca

Bruno Farnocchia Memorial Park

The Bruno Farnocchia Park is 3.18 acres. It includes a playground, horseshoe pits, picnic tables, barbecues, portable restroom, and a tennis court.

For History Buffs

Formed in March 1941 as a county recreation district, the district’s initial function was to create swimming and beach areas by installing two summer dams…(See historical photos)

Guerneville Area Map

Informational Links

 

  • Russian River Chamber of Commerce

  • Sonoma County Regional Parks

  • Monte Rio Recreation & Park District

 

 

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