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  • Russian River view from Highway116

    Russian River seen from Highway 116 near Villa Grande (west of Monte Rio).

  • Bicyclist in lane of traffic on Highway 116, Russian River Corridor

    Bicyclist in lane of traffic on Highway 116, Russian River Corridor.

  • Pedestrian on Highway 116, Russian River Corridor

    Pedestrian walking in shoulder on Highway 116 near Odd Fellows Park Road.

  • Car repair in bicycle lane on River Road

    A car being repaired in the bicycle lane on Highway 116

  • Portion of Study Area

    This graphic shows part of the area for the Feasibility Study. View the full map

Lower Russian River Trail (Proposed)

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What & Why?

The lower Russian River’s River Road / Highway 116 is a high traffic, high speed roadway with a history of multiple bicycle and pedestrian accidents.

Regional Parks is proposing to develop a 19.3-mile long multi-use trail along the Russian River corridor between Mirabel Park and Jenner, which would provide a safe walking and cycling alternative for commuters and visitors traveling this congested corridor. 

What's Next?

Regional Parks has been awarded funding from Caltrans' Sustainable Transportation Planning program and North Sonoma County Air Pollution Control District to complete a feasibility study for the Lower Russian River Trail.

The study will include getting public input from the community and stakeholders, evaluating existing site conditions and roads, mapping, identifying opportunities and constraints, and recommending a preferred trail route. 

Contact Information

Ken Tam, Park Planner II

Planning Division

Sonoma County Regional Parks
Business Hours
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9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
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Map of Proposed Project

Lower Russian River Feasibility Study map-185

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Office Location

Sonoma County Regional Parks
2300 County Center Drive
Suite 120A
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

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