General Public Tours

During Covid-19 we are limiting group tours to just 6 members of an immediate family. Everyone must wear a mask and social distance. If you make a reservation we will do our best to find a docent for your family. Please make you reservations at least 2 weeks ahead of time. 

On many days that high visitation is expected (most holidays & summer weekends) our team of dedicated docents offer tours to the General Public for a suggested donation of $5 to $10/person (children under 13, service members and veterans/ RPCVs not expected to contribute). To find out when and if a general public tour will be available during your visit to the Armstrong Redwoods SNR please call our office at (707) 869-9177. These tours generally meet at the Lizzie Armstrong Welcome Center at the front of the park. Should you take part, please give your donation directly to your docent or to the volunteer at the Welcome Center stipulating it is a tour donation (center opens at 11AM most days). If your party is larger than 10, please make a reservation for a group tour (see below). 


Group Tours in Your State Parks

Docent-led Group Tours are available at Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve and at Sonoma Coast State Park. Our docents are knowledgeable about the flora and fauna in the parks, the history, as well as the geologic features on the Sonoma Coast.

Reservations made less than a week in advance will not be accepted without special permission. The cost will be confirmed after you book your reservation. Please note that your tour is not confirmed until you receive an email confirmation from our Programs staff.

Tours are approx. 2 hours, but can be extended based on your group's needs (additional cost may apply) but it is difficult to shorten due to the distance to be covered to the major park attractions. Catered lunches are available upon request for an additional cost of $25 for adults and $20 for children. Lunch usually includes a salad or sandwich, drink, piece of fruit and cookie.


Group Tour Fees

Persons with Disabilities  $10/person
Adult Groups (5+ persons) $30/person
Adult Groups (10+ persons) $25/person
Seniors/Nonprofit Groups (min. 5 persons) $10/person 
Children Groups - not Schools $5-$10/child

Additional discounts available to large groups of 20 to 50 and 50+ participants. We apologize but we do not offer group tours for groups of 5 or less unless there are special circumstances such as disabilities that require oral interpretation. 

Funds raised through group tours support our free education programs for youth. Members of Stewards receive a 20% discount—become a member here.  

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More Information

Contact Stewards via email or phone at (707) 869-9177.

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