Hot Spot

Steelhead Beach Regional Park | Aug. 3-8, 2022

Forestville, CA

Steelhead Beach Regional Park is located on the Russian River outside of Forestville, CA. Favorite summertime activities at the park include swimming, tubing, and barbecuing. It is also a popular year-round destination for fishing, birding, and wildlife viewing. Impacts at Steelhead Beach include group use impacts, human waste impacts, trash, water resource impacts, and more. For the Hot Spot activation, the Subaru/Leave No Trace Team will be at Steelhead Beach leading a variety of workshops, outreach programs and community events, including opportunities for community involvement. Check back for more information as we work to finalize dates and program offerings.

*Steelhead Beach Regional Park is located on the ancestral lands of the Southern Pomo, Graton Rancheria, and possibly other tribes*

Opportunities to Get Involved

Thursday, August 4: Sonoma County Regional Parks and Leave No Trace are co-hosting a litter pick up on the Russian River. Volunteers will meet at Steelhead Beach and Sunset Beach to pick up litter from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Tools, gloves, drinks and snacks provided. There will also be a paddling clean up on the Russian River. Volunteers will launch from Steelhead Beach and float down to Sunset Beach. A shuttle will take participants from Sunset back to Steelhead. Reserve a kayak though Regional Parks or bring your own. More information & register at the links below:

Steelhead Beach Clean up

Sunset Beach Clean up

Clean up by Kayak

Saturday, August 6: The Subaru/Leave No Trace Team will be at Steelhead Beach educating visitors, travelers and residents about Leave No Trace practices, skills and ethics, minimizing our impacts and enjoying the outdoors at Steelhead Beach in a responsible and sustainable way.

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