Last modified: September 3, 2018

Fishing Piers Northern California

Tides Wharf — Bodega Bay

Although there are no oceanfront piers in Sonoma County, there were a number of oceanfront wharfs and chutes built back in the 1800s. Ports included those at Duncan’s Landing, Fort Ross Cove, Salt Point Landing, Stewarts Point, Del Mar Landing and the Gualala River.

Tide’s Wharf Facts

 Hours: Open 24 hours.

 Facilities: Restrooms on the wharf (although these may be closed at night), free parking adjacent to the wharf, food is available at the Tides Wharf Restaurant and at the snack bar, bait and tackle is available on the wharf in the fresh fish market (open most nights to ten). No benches, fish cleaning stations, or lights are on the wharf.

Handicapped Facilities: Handicapped parking near the entrance to the restaurant and handicapped restroom facilities. No railings.

How To Get There: Take Highway 1 to Bodega Bay, the wharf is at the south end of town; the parking lots fronts onto the highway.

Management: Both are privately owned and managed.

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