Carrington Coast Ranch Overview
Carrington Coast Ranch offers 335 acres of sweeping views of Bodega Head, Salmon Creek, and the Sonoma Coast from meadows, grasslands, historic springs, ancient Cypress trees, unique canyons, and rolling hills on both sides Coleman Valley Road.
A former dairy ranch, there are numerous photogenic historic buildings (homesteads and barns) awaiting restoration on the property. The two story wood frame house on the south side of Coleman Valley Rd. dates back to the late 19th century and is one of the oldest remaining structures in Sonoma County.
Carrington Ranch is currently owned in fee by the Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District, access by guided hike only. It was originally expected to be incorporated into the adjacent Sonoma Coast State Park at some point in the future pending State budget issues. Sonoma County Regional Parks will instead likely take ownership and open it in the near future.
Coastal grasslands, views of ocean and Bodega Bay, cypress trees, historic buildings, Salmon Creek, coastal hills, coastal prairie
Official Park Website
Directions to Carrington Ranch
- Sonoma Coast State Park
- Willow Creek Addition to Sonoma Coast State Park
- Grove of the Old Trees
- Doran Beach Regional Park
- Bird Walk Coastal Access (Bodega Bay)
- Pinnacle Gulch Coastal Access Trail