Doran Regional Park
Doran Marsh Trail
Trailhead: Across from the first parking lot beyond the park's entrance on Doran Park Road
Length: Under one mile total
Typical Width: 4 ft. & above
Typical Grade: LevelModerate uphill to reach Bird Walk after crossing the creek
Terrain: FirmLarge-sized gravel in places makes for a bumpy ride. Might be muddy in wet weather.
DescriptionAlthough Doran Marsh Trail can be hiked quickly—it's short, straight, and flat—I combined it with the adjoining Bird Walk and spent several hours meandering along the two trails, observing birdlife, taking photos, and trying to identify the plants—all despite a heavy mist that dampened my clothes. An incessant foghorn that might bother campers was to me a soothing...
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The facilities listed below meet all of our access criteria unless otherwise noted.
Beach Wheelchair: Yes
Accessible Parking: Yes
Accessible Restroom: Yes
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|Managing Agency:||Sonoma County Regional Parks|
|Address:||201 Doran Beach Rd., Bodega Bay|
|Nearest City:||Bodega Bay|
|Phone:||(707) 565-2041, (707) 875-3540 (ranger station)|
|Hours:||Sunrise to sunset|
|Dogs:|| On leash|
Rabies certificate required
Reviewed by Bonnie Lewkowicz, September 2, 2010
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