~last Tomales Bay rentals go on the water at 2pm and Tomales Bay typically gets higher winds after 12pm~
Yorty Creek Recreation Area at Lake Sonoma: 9-4pm (Open By Appointment Nov-March)
~Look below for directions~
*NOTE: Some tours and events will launch from locations not mentioned here. Look to your confirmation email for directions or call 415.669.2600
Directions to Lake Sonoma are at the bottom of the page
Directions from Marin County:
From Hwy. 101 in Marin County take Sir Francis Drake Blvd. west. When it meets Hwy. 1 at Olema, turn right (north). Immediately turn left onto Bear Valley Road. Drive 2.5 miles to the stop sign and merge left back on to Sir Francis Drake Drive through the towns of Inverness Park and Inverness. The Tomales Bay Resort is 1 mile north of Inverness on your right. Go past the main entrance of the Tomales Bay Resort. The driveway entrance to Blue Waters Kayaking is on your immediate right. Please do not pull into the Tomales Bay Resort parking lot. Driving time: approx. 1 hr. from the Hwy. 101 turn-off to the Blue Waters Inverness site.
YORTY CREEK RECREATION AREA is 4 miles from the town of Cloverdale at the end of Hot Springs Road.
From 101 in Cloverdale:
~ Take the exit for South Cloverdale Blvd.
~ Turn LEFT toward South Cloverdale Blvd.
~ Turn RIGHT on South Cloverdale Blvd.
~ Turn LEFT on Treadway Drive (follow brown signs to Yorty Creek)
~ Turn RIGHT at T-Intersection (Foothill Blvd)
~ Turn LEFT on Hot Springs Rd.
~ Head out about 4 winding miles, and you’re there!
Blue Waters Kayaking is located right on the beach next to the boat ramp